Friday, July 29, 2016


Latest Tajikistan News

Kerry To Meet With Central Asian Counterparts

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is set to hold a joint meeting with foreign ministers of five Central Asian states in Washington on August 3, a State Department official says. More

Russian soldier Ivan Sherbakov was stationed at a military base in Tajikistan when he was arrested in connection with Shoira Jabborova's killing in November 2015.  (file photo)

Russian Soldier Jailed For Killing Tajik Woman

A Russian soldier, who was convicted of killing a 22-year-old Tajik woman at a Russian military base near Dushanbe, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, his defense lawyer and the victim's family said on July 28. More

Tajik Official Says Migration To Russia Down

Tajik officials say the number of Tajik migrant workers who left to Russia and other countries in the first half of 2016 has dropped by nearly 7 percent compared to the same period last year. More

Tajik Edition Of Russian Daily Suspended For ‘Insulting’ Comment

The Tajik government has suspended the Tajik version of the Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda because of what it calls an "insulting" comment in one of its articles More

Earthquake Destroys Dozens Of Homes In Tajikistan

Dozens of homes have been destroyed by an earthquake in Tajikistan, although no injuries or deaths have been reported. More

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Latest Blog Posts

Tajikistan's National Reconciliation Day Celebration: Table For One

The Islamic Renaissance Party's participation in governing the country was an example that cooperation between a secular government and an Islamic opposition was possible. This year Tajik authorities for the first time mark National Reconciliation Day without their partner in the reconciliation. More

Audio Majlis Podcast: Confusion, Fighting In Northern Afghanistan

To get a better idea of what the situation is in northern Afghanistan and how this might be viewed from Central Asia, RFE/RL’s Turkmen Service, known locally as Azatlyk, gathered a majlis, or panel, to discuss current events along the Afghan-Central Asian border. More
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Features & Commentary

Video In Wake Of Blown Coup, Turkey Takes Global Aim At Gulen Movement

As Turkey cracks down hard on perceived enemies like the Gulen movement at home, it also looks set to escalate the controversy over the global Islamic education movement by pressing other countries to follow suit.
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Cousin Couples Rush To Altar To Beat Tajik Marriage Ban

Tajik officials say they have noticed an uptick in the number of applications for marriage licenses just before a law banning cousin marriages comes into effect.
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In Unusual Move, Tajik Interior Ministry Seeks Victims Of Possible Police Abuse

Tajikistan's Interior Ministry is asking a group of young partygoers briefly detained and possibly roughed up by police last week to come forward with any complaint about alleged mistreatment.
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