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Latest Tajikistan News

Tajik Woman Doctor Goes Missing In Central Yemen

A Tajik doctor has gone missing in central Yemen, and local media reports say she may have been abducted by tribal militants. More

Kyrgyz To Need Passports To Enter Russia

Kyrgyzstan's State Registration Ministry says that as of January 1, 2015, Kyrgyz citizens will no longer be able to enter the Russian Federation using their national identification documents. More

Amnesty Could Free 10,000 In Tajikistan

Tajikistan's parliament has approved an amnesty that will lead to the release of thousands of convicts. More

Uzbek, Turkmen Leaders Meet

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has discussed gas pipelines to China, allocation of water in Central Asia, and the situation in Afghanistan during a meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov in Ashgabat. More

Tajik Border Official Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

A high-ranking border services officer has reportedly been arrested in Tajikistan in connection with drug trafficking. More

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Islamic State: 'Coming For Every Central Asian State'?

As if there were not enough militant problems for Central Asia already, some sources suggest the Islamic militant group currently dominating world headlines is also Central Asia’s greatest extremist challenge. More

In Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Rumors Of Instability Abound As Fears Of IS Grow

Media outlets in the Central Asian former Soviet republics of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. They have also expressed concerns about possible threats posed by the group in the region. More
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Features & Commentary

Tajikistan's 'Jihadist' Village On The Defensive

A small village in northern Tajikistan has come under scrutiny after it was revealed that it was home to a number of suspected jihadists.
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