The daughter-in-law of a high-profile Tajik diplomat has been sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison for drug trafficking.
A woman in Dushanbe has died after setting herself and her three children alight.
Kyrgyz and Tajik officials have agreed to expedite border demarcation in disputed areas.
Kyrgyz and Tajik military units have begun withdrawing from a disputed section of the two countries' border.
Just a few years ago Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov led a de-Russification trend when he lopped the '-ov' from his surname. Now Tajik officials are complaining that Russian-style names are back in fashion.
A member of Tajikistan's opposition Islamic Renaissance Party has died in a prison hospital in Tajikistan's northern city of Khujand.
One thing that stands out when it comes to religion in Tajikistan is its uniformity. Thanks to a new initiative, all the country's imams will soon be wearing a new outfit designed and approved by the state's religious authorities.
A clash between Kyrgyz and Tajik border guards around the village of Vorukh is again focusing attention on the problem of cross-border exclaves in Central Asia. What's behind the tensions?
Kyrgyzstan will continue construction of a motorway bypassing the Tajik enclave of Vorukh in the country's south despite Tajikistan's objections.
In a statement issued on January 13, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry said it was "perplexed" by Tajikistan's earlier official statement saying that the Kyrgyz side was responsible for the January 11 incident.
Kyrgyz authorities say a clash on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan can be regarded as a military operation planned in advance by the Tajik side.
Officials say five Kyrgyz border guards, one Kyrgyz policeman, and two Tajik border guards have been hospitalized with injuries after tensions escalated into exchanges of gunfire along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border.