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News Tajikistan » Khatlon: 19 people get poisoned by flour in Tajikistan

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The investigation found out that in August 2017 a local entrepreneur purchased 5.4 tons of wheat in Khatlon region of the Republic of Tajikistan. Later, he sold the grain to local residents, and they grinded it at a mill and baked bread. Experts believe ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Uzbekistan to restore railroad leading to Tajikistan

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

AKIPRESS.COM - Uzbekistan began restoring railroad leading to Tajikistan, local media report. The railways leading to Khatlon province of Tajikistan were dismantled a decade and a half ago. According to Tajik news agencies, restoration works will be ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Russia and Tajikistan Stage Large Antiterrorism Drills

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Publication date: Friday 11 March 2016

More than 50,000 troops will engage in anti-terrorism drills in Tajikistan’s Khatlon region in the coming week. The Tajik ministry of defense, according to TASS, said the joint drills began Thursday and would include armored vehicles and aircraft in ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Growing Islamist control along Afghan-Tajik border likely to lead to opportunistic incursions into Tajikistan by militant groups

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Publication date: uesday 20 June 2017

On 16 June 2017 in the Parkhar district, Khatlon region, Tajikistan, an artillery shell exploded approximately 3km from the Afghan-Tajik border. The shell was likely to have been launched from Afghan territory, where in previous days the Taliban had gained ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Focus on rural drinking water

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Publication date: Sunday 15 August 2004

For Bakhtiyor Zoirov and his friends, keeping cool in the scorching summer heat of Tajikistan's southeastern Khatlon province couldn't be more natural. Diving into the cooling waters of a nearby irrigation canal - the same canal that provides drinking ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Hamid Ansari visits world's tallest dam in Tajikistan

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Publication date: uesday 16 April 2013

Nurek, Khatlon (Tajikistan), Apr 17 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari visited Nurek Dam, regarded as the tallest in the world, in the course of his four-day goodwill visit to Tajikistan on Tuesday. Ansari was accompanied by his wife Salma and ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Tajikistan: Under China’s Economic Thumb

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Publication date: uesday 26 August 2014

Down the valley in Khatlon Province, another massive Chinese-built facility produced 368,000 tons of cement in the first half of this year, three-quarters of all cement produced in Tajikistan. Watching the dump truck from under a pear tree, farmer Abubakyr ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Tajikistan seeks to commission 1st stage of Danghara oil refinery in 2019

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The Danghara free economic zone covering 521.3 hectares is located in Danghara district of Khatlon region. In total, Tajikistan's four free economic zones produced goods worth more than 38.7 million somoni (more than $4.3 million) in January-June 2017.

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Feature: "Green silk road," with cotton on the way

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Publication date: hursday 19 January 2017

DUSHANBE, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- At the suburb of the freezing cold city of Kurgan-Tyube in Tajikistan's southern Khatlon state, the sweeping lands of a cotton plantation stretch long. With the harvest already finished in Autumn, countless empty cotton ...

News Tajikistan » Khatlon: Tajikistan's battle against beards to 'fight radicalisation'

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Publication date: Wednesday 20 January 2016

Earlier this week, police in Tajikistan's Khatlon region said that they had shaved the beards of nearly 13,000 men as part of an "anti-radicalisation campaign". The BBC spoke to nine other men who described similar experiences - being detained in the ...