Tajikistan

29 March 2018
Tajikistan Slams U.S. General’s Claim of Taliban Link Premium

Leader of U.S. forces in Afghanistan also says Russia exaggerates numbers of IS fighters there to legitimize its ties with the Taliban.

 
22 March 2018
Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia Premium

Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.

 
8 March 2018
Tajik Dissidents Running Out of Safe Havens Premium

Turkey is increasingly hostile to religious exiles and other opponents of harsh Dushanbe regime, Tajik activists claim.

 
26 February 2018
Uzbekistan Plans Maiden Bond Sale Premium

Central Asia’s once isolated states are increasingly seeking foreign money to kick start their economies.

 
16 February 2018
Tajikistan in Landmark Power Deal With Uzbekistan Premium

Their ties have been strained for much of the quarter-century since independence, but Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are moving swiftly to patch things up.

 
6 February 2018
Kazakhstan Moves to Crack Down on Islamic Dress Premium

In Tajikistan as well, religious institutions and their followers wrestle with new restrictions.

 
1 December 2017
Debt-Saddled Tajikistan Mulls More Bond Sales Premium

Government badly needs funds for a huge hydropower project it hopes will end the misery of winter blackouts.

 
15 November 2017
Tajikistani Opposition Figure Attacked by Mob
One of the few opposition figures still remaining in Tajikistan was assaulted last week in an incident he is describing as politically motivated. From EurasiaNet.org.
 
2 November 2017
Is Interpol Becoming a Tool for Tyrants? Premium

Greece’s detention of a Tajik oppositionist has again raised questions about the abuse of the international criminal notice system.

 
Tajikistan Nurek dam
14 September 2017
Successful Bond Sale Boosts Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam Premium

Investors unable to find the country on a map are keen to buy bonds with the promise of attractive yields.

 

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