His Majesty Sultan Qaboos sends condolences
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos sends condolences to TajikistanTimes of OmanMUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of condolences and sympathy to President Emomali Rahmonov of the Republic of Tajikistan on the death of his brother Noureddine Rahmon. In his cable, His Majesty the Sultan has expressed ...
Posted on 14 October 2017 | 10:22 am
EU Accused Of 'Weak' Statement After Human
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyEU Accused Of 'Weak' Statement After Human Rights Visit To TajikistanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyA European Union delegation has found persisting "shortcomings" in the human rights situation in Tajikistan, although it has noted "good progress" in some areas, the EU said in an October 13 statement. The statement was immediately criticized by Human ...Human Rights Watch urges Greece not to extradite Tajik opposition activist to TajikistanAKIpress (press release) (blog)all 2 news articles »
Posted on 14 October 2017 | 2:15 am
Tajikistan: Small-Time Debtors Detained,
Tajikistan: Small-Time Debtors Detained, Larger Delinquents Get AwayEurasiaNetJamshed Ziyoyev (second from left), the majority owner and chairman of Tojprombank, stands beside the heads of Fononbank, Agroinvestbank and Tojiksodirotbank during a Tajik government meeting in 2016 dedicated to a possible government bailout of the ...
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 9:57 am
Uzbekistan, Tajikistan may enter new markets
AzerNewsUzbekistan, Tajikistan may enter new markets under single brandAzerNews"To achieve this goal, we could use modern methods such as e-commerce, leasing, the creation of joint innovation productions, and in this way to enter the markets of other countries under the joint brand 'Tajikistan-Uzbekistan', using the privileges ...and more »
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 1:00 am
How EU Should Tackle Tajikistan Crackdown -
Human Rights WatchHow EU Should Tackle Tajikistan CrackdownHuman Rights WatchLast time the European Union and Tajikistan held high-level talks on human rights in summer 2016, Tajik authorities were in the midst of the worst crackdown in the country's recent history. Six days before talks took place, the country's supreme court ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 10:41 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