Dushanbe is awaiting a Russian decision on the possible extradition of a wealthy Tajik businessman on the run since 2007 who was just arrested in the Khamovniki district of Moscow. The timing is being questioned.
Tajikistan's Justice Ministry is trying to determine whether negligence on the part of the State Committee of National Security contributed to the escape of 25 prisoners on August 22 from a prison in Dushanbe.
A court in the town of Qurghonteppa in southern Tajikistan has passed sentence for the first time on parents whose children failed for months to attend school.
For the first time in nearly two decades, Tajiks will be able to start their day by leafing through the pages of their own daily newspaper.
Kyrgyzstan has launched a $200 million hydroelectric power plant, its first since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Days after a major prison break in the Tajik capital, the whereabouts of some two dozen prisoners -- many of whom were convicted of planning to overthrow the government -- remains unclear.
RFE/RL correspondents from mainly Muslim countries filed these video snapshots during the holy month of Ramadan. From Central Asia to the Caucasus, they captured moments of prayer, celebration, and communities coming together.
The president of Tajikistan has asked parents of students attending religious schools abroad to bring their children back home.
A group of women market merchants in the southern Tajik city of Qorghonteppa say they are coming under pressure to stop wearing the hijab.
Tajik authorities say some 25 Islamic militants serving long jail terms have escaped from prison, killing at least five prison guards.
Five special police stations that will assist victims of domestic violence have opened in Dushanbe and other Tajik towns.
Tajikistan's Religious Affairs Committee says it has introduced age restrictions on those wishing to make the pilgrimage to Islam's holy city of Mecca.