Life After Islamic State: Pardoned Tajik
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyLife After Islamic State: Pardoned Tajik Militants Navigate Road To ReintegrationRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyBut he was given a second chance, for which Vatanov says he is grateful to the Tajik authorities. Tajikistan amended its criminal laws in 2015, allowing authorities to pardon Tajik fighters who voluntarily return home and repent joining foreign ...
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 11:21 am
18 Tons Of Kunduz Melons Rot In Tajikistan -
TOLOnews18 Tons Of Kunduz Melons Rot In TajikistanTOLOnewsFootage received by TOLOnews shows that 18 tons of melons from Kunduz province for export to Russia is rotting in Tajikistan because it is not being permitted to reach the intended Russian markets. The melons were supposed to be exported to Russia ...and more »
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 9:20 am
Iran, Tajikistan to hold joint commission
Mehr News Agency - English VersionIran, Tajikistan to hold joint commission within monthsMehr News Agency - English VersionDuring a meeting with Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan Usmonali Usmonzoda, Iranian Minister of Energy Hamid Chitchian expressed hope that a joint commission between the two countries will convene in the near future ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 10:01 pm
Tajikistan to Settle $62m Debt to Iran -
Tajikistan to Settle $62m Debt to IranFinancial TribuneTajikistan is ready to clear its $62 million debt for purchasing Iranian Sangtoudeh II power plant, the head of Tajikistan's Power Generation and Distribution Company said on Friday. "Dushanbe has no problem with Tehran and will pay off its debt based ...and more »
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 12:37 pm
In Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces
The DiplomatIn Tajikistan, Lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov Faces Even More ChargesThe DiplomatA state prosecutor in Tajikistan has reportedly asked the courts to extend the sentence of Buzurgmehr Yorov, a lawyer convicted last year, again — this time by 17 years for additional fraud and insulting the leader of the nation. According to Asia ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 7:57 am
Socceroos handed comfortable start on the
Australia's journey to Russia 2018 will take on several new frontiers after being drawn with Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Bangladesh for the second round of World Cup qualifiers.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:32 pm
Asian World Cup qualifying draw announced
Asian champions Australia drew Jordan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Bangladesh in the second round of regional qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. South Korea, runners-up at this year's Asian Cup, fared well, drawn in the same group as Kuwait, Lebanon, Myanmar and Laos. The eight group winners and the four best runners-up will advance to the next stage of World Cup qualifying in Asia. The ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:02 am
Socceroos facing long road trips in World
The Socceroos were handed a favourable group in their Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying draw on Tuesday but coach Ange Postecoglou admits they face logistical challenges travelling to some far-flung countries.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:01 am
Australia to face Jordan again in World Cup
Australia must overcome Jordan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Bangladesh in their AFC qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:56 am
Socceroos get favourable qualifying draw
The Socceroos have been drawn in to face Jordan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Bangladesh in their second round of Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:32 am
Tajikistan Opposition Battles For Right to
Authorities in Tajikistan stand accused of resorting to all means possible to prevent the only vaguely credible opposition force, the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan, from holding a general conference. Officials swooped in on IRPT’s headquarters ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:01 am
China jails 45, some may be Uighurs Thailand
The eight who were sentenced included five people who were given eight to 10 years by a court in Kashgar, after being captured by Tajikistan police near the border with Afghanistan, Xinhua said. The news agency said they had met frequently to read about ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:31 am
The unwanted present: Man hit with £400
A man in Tajikistan has been fined for breaking the country's law against celebrating birthdays in public after party photographs were spotted on Facebook. Birthday boy Isayev Amirbek was fined 4,000 somoni (£400 or $634 dollars) for marking his 25th ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:57 pm
Tajik Islamic Party Vows To Stay Active
But the deputy chairman of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan, Saidumar Husaini, told reporters in Dushanbe that his party will not hold protest actions in response to the latest official efforts "to prevent the party's activities." Those include ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:57 pm
Tajikistan Steps Up Fight Against Black-Clad
Dushanbe’s war on the wrong clothes looks set to step up a gear as the authorities resolve to crack down on anything they perceive as dangerous, radical Islam. From EurasiaNet.org. 26 August 2015 The Asia-Plus website reported that a meeting in Dushanbe ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:03 pm
Tajikistan blocks US-funded news website
Tajikistan has blocked a popular U.S.-funded news website, only days after barring access to social networking site Facebook for featuring content allegedly insulting to the Central Asian nation's president.
Posted on 29 November 2012 | 4:34 pm
Tajik mother says security services beat
A woman in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan says security services held her 12-year-old son for three days and beat him to coerce details on individuals detained on extremism charges.
Posted on 20 November 2012 | 3:20 am
Russia: deal to keep troops in Tajikistan in
A top Russian general said Saturday that Moscow expects to secure a deal to extend Russian military presence in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan by the first half of 2013.
Posted on 28 September 2012 | 5:41 pm
Witnesses: Tajik troops open fire on
Tajikistan government troops opened fire Wednesday on a crowd protesting the unexplained killing of an influential local leader in an eastern town, local residents say.
Posted on 22 August 2012 | 4:53 am
Police: Rebels in Tajikistan surrender
Tajik soldiers are gaining the upper hand over armed opposition groups along the Afghan border, with a growing number of rebels surrendering their weapons in hopes of gaining amnesty, police said Monday. But Tajik authorities are still seeking one gang
Posted on 30 July 2012 | 6:51 am