Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has reshuffled posts in the government, most notably naming a new interior minister, justice minister, and heads of the Security Council and of the presidential administration.
A senior Tajik railways official says Dushanbe has retaliated against the huge tariff increases imposed by Uzbekistan on rail freight bound for Tajikistan.
Pakistani and Tajik officials are discussing the possibility of sending electricity from Tajikistan to Pakistan -- both countries that suffer chronic power shortages.
Three men have been arrested in Dushanbe in connection with the deadly New Year's Eve stabbing attack of a man dressed as Father Frost.
Huge billboards urging people to denounce corruption have been prominently placed in front of two Tajik universities this month.
The pine trees that Tajik households traditionally display at New Year's have disappeared from markets in the northern Tajik city of Khujand following a ban on their sale.
A Tajik regional court convicts 53 people for involvement in a deadly 2010 suicide car bombing, declaring 43 of the defendants members of the outlawed Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.
Russia's ambassador to Tajikistan says Russian-Tajik relations are friendly and unaffected by a dispute over the prosecution of two pilots working for a Russian company
Members of the CIS Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have reached a tentative agreement that would require all seven member states to agreement to any individual state allowing foreign military forces to be based on its territory.
Tajik authorities have extradited two Kyrgyz citizens suspected in the killing of a top Kyrgyz official.
The head of the UN's World Food Program (WFP) office in Tajikistan says Uzbekistan's decision to block rail traffic to Tajikistan threatens to create severe food shortages.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has visited the construction site in Astana of what officials say will be Central Asia's largest mosque.