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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:59:53 GMT
Tajikistan urges SCO countries to actively cooperate with Afghanistan  -  24
Tajikistan urges SCO countries to actively cooperate with Afghanistan, the Prime Minister of Tajikistan Kokhir Rasulzoda said today at a meeting of SCO Heads of Government Council. According to him, the consequences of the global economic crisis and ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:16:16 GMT
The book 'Persian language' published for Tajik Universities  -  Iran Book News Agency
This book is compiled by Azim Baizoyev, the Professor of the National University of Tajikistan, edited by Professor Omar Safarov, also the Professor at the same university, under the supervision of Hassan Qaribi, the head of the Persian-Tajik ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:04:21 GMT
Tajikistan: SIM Cards Targeted in Fight Against Terrorism  -  EurasiaNet
Mobile phone operators in Tajikistan have begun the process of re-registering all SIM cards in the country as part of a strategy to combat terrorist threats. Khovar state news agency this week cited a representative for the government communications ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:05:26 GMT
Central Asia: Traveling the Great Game Borderlands  -  EurasiaNet
Tajikistan has the longest border with Afghanistan at around 810 miles. The eastern edge of the border winds through mountainous terrain along the northern edge of the Wakhan Corridor. Here, the high Pamirs dominate both sides of the border and there ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:26:50 GMT

Chinese security forces caught patrolling deep inside eastern Afghanistan  -  WION
In exclusive pictures obtained by WION, Chinese-manufactured military vehicles can be seen patrolling in the country's far eastern Little Pamir region. The slim finger of Afghan territory borders China, Pakistan, Tajikistan and India's Jammu and ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:18:33 GMT

ADB-Financed Road Upgrade to Improve Dushanbe-Kurgonteppa Connectivity  -  The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $65.2 million in loan and grant financing for Tajikistan to improve road connectivity between the capital Dushanbe and Kurgonteppa, two major cities and economic hubs in the country.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:58:35 GMT

Big Fat Tajik Wedding Hides Nest of Central Asian Intrigue  -  Global Voices Online
Rustamov, the ferghana.ru writer, alludes to yet another recent wedding in the northern Tajikistan city of Isfara, again organized by Shokirov. It is likely that this was the first stage of Madina Shokirova's wedding as monied Central Asians often ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 04:33:32 GMT
Tajikistan introduces electricity rationing  -  Times of Central Asia (subscription)
DUSHANBE (TCA) — As the winter season is nearing, Tajikistan has introduced electricity rationing in some parts of the country starting from November 1, RFE/RL's Tajik Service reports. Nozirjon Yodgori, a spokesman for the Barqi Tojik state energy ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:03:25 GMT
Mega-Dam Breaks Ground in Tajikistan  -  Transitions Online
First envisioned during the Soviet era, the Rogun dam faces bitter opposition from downstream neighbor Uzbekistan. 1 November 2016. President Emomali Rahmon (pictured) manned a bulldozer Saturday at a ceremony to restart Tajikistan's long-delayed ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:16:30 GMT

Uzbekistan still against Rogun hydropower plant's construction  -  AzerNews
In his letter, Mirziyoyev expressed the Uzbek side's concern over the information on the conclusion of a framework agreement between the government of Tajikistan and Salini Impregilo company for the construction of the Rogun hydropower plant ...