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Latest Tajikistan News

Tajik President: 200 Jihadists In Iraq, Syria

Tajikistan's president says some 200 Tajik nationals have joined Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria. More

Russian Police Arrest Alleged Smugglers Of Afghan Heroin

Russian police say they have seized more than 1,000 kilograms of Afghan-produced heroin and arrested more than 30 suspected drug traffickers in an operation targeting a criminal group with ties in Tajikistan. More

Suspects in Slaying Of Tajik Reportedly Being Sent To Moscow

Relatives of a Tajik taxi driver allegedly slain by Russian soldiers in August near Dushanbe say they fear the attackers will never face justice. More

EBRD Lowers Forecasts Due To Ukraine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) says the Ukraine crisis is weighing heavily on economies where the bank operates, including Central and Southeastern Europe and the former Soviet republics. More

Russia Imprisons Three Tajiks From Banned Islamic Group

A court in Russia's Far East has convicted three Tajik nationals of membership in a "terrorist" group. More

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Latest Blog Posts

A Pipeline From A Land Of Water To A Land Of Oil

Iran is looking for more water and some Iranian officials believe the place to get it is from Tajikistan. The problem is how to get the water from Tajikistan's mountains to Iran, several hundred kilometers away. More

Central Asia Prepares For Afghan 'Threat'

Central Asia's governments have been dreading January 2015, for some time. Many remember the last half of the 1990s, when the Taliban was stretching its rule along Afghanistan's northern border and the problems of the country seeped into Central Asia. More
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Features & Commentary

Interview: Russia As A 'Chance For Survival' For Tajik Migrants

Ksenia Diodorova, a Russian photographer and graphic designer, talks about her photo essay "In The Cold," which looks at the lives of Tajik labor migrants and their families back home in Tajikistan's mountainous Gorno-Badakhshan province.
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