A $40 million library in Tajikistan's capital, Dushanbe, might be the largest library in Central Asia. But critics say it’s less an institution of learning than a vanity project for the Tajik president.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced that it would likely approve Tajikistan's bid to join the WTO this December.
Tajikistan's presidential press service says President Emomali Rahmon called his Uzbek counterpart, Islam Karimov, on October 29 to mark the 20th anniversary of Tajik-Uzbek diplomatic ties.
Human Rights Watch is criticizing the Tajik authorities for shutting down the Amparo rights group in Tajikistan's northern city of Khujand.
A court in Tajikistan's northern city of Khujand has shut down a human rights group, saying it operated without a proper license.
Relatives of a Tajik prison inmate who died in mid-September are questioning the official autopsy results.
In the latest in a series of records set in the last few years, 24,200 young Pakistanis crowded into Lahore's National Hockey Stadium to hold up colored placards forming the Pakistani flag.
Tajikistan's embassy in Moscow is harshly criticizing the publishers of a controversial manual on labor migrants to Russia, calling the document a "provocation."
The new U.S. ambassador to Tajikistan says the recent agreement between Dushanbe and Moscow to extend the presence of a Russian military base will not affect Washington's ties with Tajikistan.
A new manual designed to help migrants from Central Asia has caused a storm in Russia's second city because of its apparent racist content.
A group of European ambassadors in Dushanbe visited Tajikistan's eastern region of Gorno-Badakhshan, the scene of a recent bloody military operation.
Tajikistan's Education Ministry has instructed the heads of all universities in the country to ban students from attending seminars, workshops, and other gatherings organized by foreign and international groups.