A Tajik man who claimed that his confession of trying to recruit fighters for Islamic State (IS) terrorist group was obtained under duress, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Beijing's security cooperation with the Central Asian states is likely to grow significantly stronger in the coming months.
A lawyer for jailed Tajik human rights attorney Buzurgmehr Yorov has fled Tajikistan after fearing for her safety.
A Tajik court is reviewing a complaint from a man who claims that his confession saying he tried to recruit fighters for the extremist group Islamic State (IS) was obtained under duress.
Separate military maneuvers -- one involving Tajik and U.S. forces and the other Tajik and Russian troops -- are due to begin in Tajikistan on March 27.
The head of an opposition party in Tajikistan has openly challenged the imprisonment of a human rights lawyer and an opposition businessman, a rare move in the tightly controlled Central Asian nation.
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon showed off his dance moves at celebrations for the festival of Norouz which marks the Persian New Year and the arrival of spring.
Qishloq Ovozi takes a look at what has been happening recently in the northern Afghan provinces that border Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect those of RFE/RL.)
Russia plans to host international talks on the conflict in Afghanistan in April 14, Russian news agencies cited an Afghan official as saying.
Judicial authorities in Tajikistan have sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov, who is serving a 23-year prison sentence, to an additional two years behind bars.
A state prosecutor has asked Tajikistan's Supreme Court to extend the prison term handed down to human rights lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov.
Tajik authorities say a blast near a military court in the country’s south has left one person dead.