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Trial of 116 suspected members of banned Muslim Brotherhood starts in Dushanbe

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The Supreme Court is considering criminal proceedings instituted against 114 nationals of Tajikistan and two nationals of Egypt.   Defendants’ defense lawyers refused to talk to Radio Ozodi, noting that the case has been classified as “top secret.” The defense lawyers reportedly did want to communicate with journalists and defendants’ relatives as well.   The Read More

Man sentenced to life in prison for rape of three-year-old girl

4 weeks ago Web Desk 0
The sentence followed his conviction on charges of sexual violence against a person known to be under 14 years of age or close relative (Article 138 (4) of Tajikistan’s Penal Code), sexual violence against a person known to be under 14 years of age (Article 139 (4) of Tajikistan’s Penal Code) and abandonment in danger Read More

46 new officially confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in Tajikistan yesterday

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5,067 COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the evening of July 9, 2020. 56 coronavirus survivors were reported discharged from hospitals yesterday.   According to a MoHSPP, an official number of the coronavirus-linked deaths remains in the country the same – 54.   Meanwhile, 210 people hospitalized on suspicion of contracting COVID-19 are under Read More

Man stabs to death his sister following quarrel

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Resident of Dushanbe, being in a state of drunkenness, inflicted two stab wounds on his sister following quarrel on July 7, at around 7:30 pm. The woman died on the spot.   Criminal proceedings have been instituted against the man under the provisions of Article 244 of Tajikistan’s Penal Code, an investigation is under way. Read More

World Nomad Games moved to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

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The games, an international competition dedicated to ethnic sports, were scheduled to be held in the Turkish city of Bursa in autumn this year.   The President of the Turkey-based World Ethnosport Confederation, Bilal Erdogan, said on July 9 that the decision was made after consultations with Turkey’s Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Read More

Missing Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found dead after seven-hour search

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His body was found in wooded hills in northern Seoul at about midnight on Friday, more than seven hours after police launched a massive search for him, according to CNN.   Police said there were no signs of foul play and did not give a cause of Park’s death.   The apparent suicide reportedly came Read More