Car bomb kills at least 40 Afghan soldiers in Ghazni province

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An attacker reportedly detonated an explosive packed vehicle in front of a security base in the Deh Yak district of the province.   According to a statement from the Afghan Ministry of Defense, the attacker was confronted by security forces as he tried to enter the base. No group has claimed responsibility yet.   The Read More

Rustam Emomali’s visit to Russia reportedly signals his emerging role

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Eurasianet says the trip on November 24 comes as Russia continues to enforce rigid coronavirus-related restrictions for people traveling from Tajikistan, despite easing entry rules for those arriving from elsewhere in Central Asia. The problem is reportedly of acute concern for Tajikistan, whose economy relies heavily on remittances, and signals Emomali’s emergent role as a Read More

Tajikistan plans to expand lemon exports

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Organized by the Export Development Agency, the event has reportedly brought together representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, production and processing companies from all regions of the country as well as representatives of the European Union Delegation to Tajikistan and UN FAO Office in Tajikistan to discuss problems facing the country’s lemon exports as well Read More

Making face masks for rural communities in Tajikistan

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According to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Roziyamo Kabirova leads a women’s group that usually sews school uniforms and other items of clothing for a living. But these days, Roziyamo and her group of nine seamstresses are sewing cloth face masks instead. While there have been no cases of COVID-19 in Vrang village to Read More

Merriam-Webster dictionary announces “pandemic” as its 2020 word of the year

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“That probably isn’t a big shock,” Peter Sokolowski, editor at large for Merriam-Webster, told The Associated Press.   In its noun form, pandemic is defined by the dictionary as an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area (such as multiple countries or continents) and typically affects a significant proportion of the Read More

Uzbekistan’s largest car manufacturer gets 150 million euros syndicated loan

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As its debut in international syndicated loan market, this agreement has become a landmark deal for UzAuto Motors, the company said, adding that the funds will be used to finance investment projects, modernize production lines and increase working capital.   According to the Uzbek plant, which currently produces cars under the “Chevrolet” brand in alliance Read More

Tajik central bank launches Telegram channel on financial literacy

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The National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) has launched the Telegram channel on financial literacy.   The NBT Financial Literacy Department reportedly makes available reliable and necessary information to improve financial literacy of the population.   The main objective of this channel is reportedly also in encouraging teens and youth to handle money rationally and developing Read More

Allies of Burkina Faso’s Kabore Retain Control of Parliament

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OUAGADOUGOU – The ruling coalition of Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore, who was re-elected to a second term last week, has retained its majority in parliament, the electoral commission said on Sunday. Kabore’s People’s Movement for Progress (MPP) and allied parties won about 90 of 127 seats in the Nov. 22 vote, official results showed. Read More