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Their ties have been strained for much of the quarter-century since independence, but Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are moving swiftly to patch things up.
In Tajikistan as well, religious institutions and their followers wrestle with new restrictions.
Government badly needs funds for a huge hydropower project it hopes will end the misery of winter blackouts.
Greece’s detention of a Tajik oppositionist has again raised questions about the abuse of the international criminal notice system.
Investors unable to find the country on a map are keen to buy bonds with the promise of attractive yields.
From what to wear every day to finding one’s true love, the Tajik president has solutions to a vast array of daily conundrums.
Tehran denies training and funding Islamist assassins during Tajik civil war.
One woman’s bitter experience as a migrant worker underlines the increasing strain on working women in Central Asia’s poorest nation.