DUSHANBE, August 7, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- A court in Tajikistan's northern Sugdh region has sentenced an ethnic Uzbek to 15 years in jail for spying.
After last week's drama in Ukraine's parliament, other former Soviet states that underwent "colored" revolutions reacted, some with trepidation, others with cautious praise.
August 7, 2006 -- Tajik President Imomali Rakhmonov is in India today for talks expected to focus on economic and security ties.
August 4, 2006 -- Reports say an alleged member of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan blew himself up on August 3 in Tajikistan's northern Sughd Region, killing one police officer and wounding another two.
PRAGUE, August 4, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says it it "alarmed" by Tajikistan's decision to deny the BBC a new license to broadcast on FM radio in the Persian language.
DUSHANBE, August 2, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Tajikistan's Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting said today it has refused to give BBC a license to broadcast in Persian on FM radio.
Survivors of a mudslide in 2003 survey the damage (ITAR-TASS)
August 2, 2006 -- Tajikistan is calling for help to rebuild three villages near the border with Afghanistan that were destroyed in a recent earthquake.
August 1, 2006 -- A regional court in Tajikistan has sentenced 16 defendants to additional jail time for triggering a prison riot in the southwestern town of Qorghan-Teppa in 2005.
DUSHANBE, July 31, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- France's Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie said today in Tajikistan that the overall security situation in neighboring Afghanistan is improving.
Observers are warning that harsh repression could prompt Hizb ut-Tahrir's youngest members to take up arms.
Some U.S. officials are worried that China and Russia are trying to isolate the United States from Central Asia.
Karzai (left) with Rakhmonov in Dushanbe today (RFE/RL)
DUSHANBE, July 27, 2006 (RFE/RL) - The presidents of Afghanistan and Tajikistan today called on the global community to help suppress illicit drug production.