Tajikistan

10 August 2018
Tajikistan Insists Islamic State Did Not Kill Western Tourists

Officials are sticking to their original story, blaming the attack on a domestic Islamist party.

 
31 July 2018
Dushanbe Blames Deadly Tourist Attack on Home-Grown Terrorists

ISIS has also claimed responsibility for Sunday’s killings of Western cyclists.

 
30 July 2018
Human Rights Groups Say Sick Tajik Boy Victim of Politically Motivated Travel Ban

Critically ill boy, needing treatment abroad, is the grandson of leader of banned party.

 
12 July 2018
Tajikistan Sentences Journalist to 12 Years in Jail

Khairullo Mirsaidov’s case has garnered little attention from the international community. From Eurasianet. 

 
8 June 2018
Tajikistan: No Laughing Matter as Comedian Journalist Goes on Trial Premium

Mirsaidov was swiftly arrested after complaining to the president about corruption. From Eurasianet.

 
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.

 

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