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Official stance marks turnaround for regime, which typically blames ‘terrorism’ on local Islamist group.
Rogun dam project was for long a sore point with neighbor Uzbekistan, but international investors felt the potential gains outweighed the risk.
Bordering Afghanistan and China, the Tajik region jealously guards its relative independence from the central government.
A new book focuses on Tajik society’s turn to Islam as a means of coping with disorder. From openDemocracy.
With Uzbek leader Mirziyoyev winning kudos for opening up to the world, could his neighbor be tempted to follow a similar path?
Officials are sticking to their original story, blaming the attack on a domestic Islamist party.
ISIS has also claimed responsibility for Sunday’s killings of Western cyclists.
Critically ill boy, needing treatment abroad, is the grandson of leader of banned party.
Khairullo Mirsaidov’s case has garnered little attention from the international community. From Eurasianet.
Mirsaidov was swiftly arrested after complaining to the president about corruption. From Eurasianet.