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China, Tajikistan agree to share intelligence

September 1, 2017 3:23 pm
China, Tajikistan agree to share intelligence

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on August 31, 2017. (Photo by AFP) China and Tajikistan have agreed to exchange security intelligence as part of an upgrade to their diplomatic […]

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Russian, Tajikistani militaries drilling combat readiness

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Russian, Tajikistani militaries drilling combat readiness

Russian fighter jets have been flown to Tajikistan to participate in joint drills. (File photo) Russian and Tajikistani militaries have started massive military drills aimed at ensuring their joint combat readiness, as Moscow is reportedly discussing with its allies their potential participation in the fight against terrorism in Syria. Russia’s […]

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Avalanches kill seven in Tajikistan

January 30, 2017 2:50 pm
Avalanches kill seven in Tajikistan

A view of Anzob Pass, a high mountain pass located northwest of Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe (file photo) A series of avalanches in Tajikistan have killed at least seven people, according to authorities, who say the casualties could rise. Avalanches killed least five people on a highway linking the capital, Dushanbe, […]

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Chinese firm completes multimillion-dollar power plant in Tajikistan

December 8, 2016 4:10 pm
Chinese firm completes multimillion-dollar power plant in Tajikistan

File photo shows a view of a power plant in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe. A Chinese company has finished building a major power plant in Tajikistan as Beijing moves to expand its economic clout in the cash-strapped central Asian country. Tajik officials said Thursday that the power plant worth 350 million […]

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Tajiks casting votes in crucial constitutional referendum

May 22, 2016 5:30 pm
Tajiks casting votes in crucial constitutional referendum

A screen grab taken on March 1, 2015 from an AFP TV video shows local residents casting their ballots during a vote in a polling station in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. People in Tajikistan have taken to the polls in a crucial referendum to vote on a set of amendments to the […]

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Tajikistan referendum could change Central Asian politics

May 21, 2016 9:30 pm
Tajikistan referendum could change Central Asian politics

People wave Tajik flags in front of a poster depicting Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rakhmon. (AFP) The Central Asian nation of Tajikistan is set to take part in a referendum Sunday that could significantly shift the fate of the strategic state. The key item in Sunday’s vote on a series of […]

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Tajikistan

December 20, 2012 1:12 pm

Tajikistan, landlocked republic in southeastern Central Asia, bordered on the north by Kyrgyzstan, on the north and west by Uzbekistan, on the east by China, and on the south by Afghanistan. Dushanbe is the country’s capital and largest city. Tajikistan contains the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (Badakhshoni Kuhi), an ethnically based political subunit […]

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