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?
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.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.