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News Tajikistan: Tajikistan to annually increase volume of power supplies to Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096482697/Tajikistan-to-annually-increase-volume-of-power-supplies-to-Afghanistan
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Tajikistan will increase the supply of electricity to Afghanistan in 2018 by 15 percent compared to the previous year, first deputy chairman of the open joint-stock holding company Barki Tochik Mahmadumar Asozoda said. According to the signed contracts ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan buys 5% share in gold mining facility for $1

News channel or source: https://en.trend.az/casia/tajikistan/2862526.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The government of Tajikistan has bought 5 percent of shares in the Zarafshon gold mining facility, a Tajik-Chinese joint venture, for $1, a source in the Tajik government said, TajikTA news agency reported Feb. 19. The agreement with the Chinese side was ...

News Tajikistan: TAJIKISTAN: Amendments impose even tighter state control

News channel or source: http://www.forum18.org/archive.php?article_id=2354
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Tajikistan's latest amendments adding more restrictions to the already restrictive Religion Law came into force on 10 January. "Instead of improving the Law, the amendments worsened it and made it more restrictive," human rights defender Faizinisso ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan pardons over 100 Syria, Iraq returnees

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tajikistan-pardons-over-100-syria-iraq-returnees-132844257.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (AFP) - Tajikistan has granted amnesty to more than 100 of its nationals following their return home from Syria and Iraq, where they had joined radical Islamist groups, the interior minister said Thursday. Speaking at a news ...

News Tajikistan: Majlis Podcast: Academia In Peril In Tajikistan

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/majlis-podcast-academia-in-peril-in-tajikistan/29033221.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in late 1991, foreign students and researchers have done some amazing work, studying and producing articles and books about Central Asia. Outsiders have been given unprecedented access to the region in the last ...

News Tajikistan: Message from Tajikistan FM

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/581409/Message-from-Tajikistan-FM
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has received a written message from Tajikistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sirodjidin Aslov, pertaining to bilateral relations and the means of boosting them.

News Tajikistan: NYC “Kiss-In” Protests Anti-LGBT Violence In Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, And Tajikistan

News channel or source: http://www.newnownext.com/voices4-kiss-in-rally-uzbekistan-azerbaijan-tajikistan/02/2018/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

A non-violent rally and “kiss-in” was held this afternoon to protest queer purges and increasing anti-LGBT persecution in Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan. Spearheaded by grassroots activist organization Voices4 in partnership with RUSA LGBT, a ...

News Tajikistan: ‘Singing the Tale of Our Pain': Tajikistan's Migration Phenomenon Finds a Home in Music

News channel or source: https://globalvoices.org/2018/02/11/singing-the-tale-of-our-pain-tajikistans-migration-phenomenon-finds-a-home-in-music/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

In jobless Tajikistan, leaving your loved ones behind to take up menial work in Russia is almost a rite of passage. Local pop music, in turn, has become an important medium to reflect on the social transformations triggered by the mass exodus of young men ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan buys shares of Chinese gold mining enterprise for $1

News channel or source: https://akipress.com/news:602478/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

AKIPRESS.COM - The Chinese Jinfeng gold mining company sold 5% of its stake in the authorized capital of the Zarafshon joint enterprise to the Government of Tajikistan for a symbolic price of $1, a source in the Government reported. President of Tajikistan ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan reopens border with Kyrgyzstan

News channel or source: https://24.kg/english/75603_Tajikistan_reopens_border_with_Kyrgyzstan/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

After the negotiations, Tajikistan opened a border checkpoint in Batken region. The Department of Public Relations and Media of the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan reported. The passage of citizens through the checkpoint was resumed at 5.30 pm the day ...