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Tajik leader to attend informal CIS summit in St. Petersburg

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Tajik President Emomali Rahmon will attend an informal meeting of the leaders of the CIS member nations that will take place in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on October 7, according to the Tajik president’s official website.   The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the summit will be held in the Konstantinovsky Palace. According Read More

Regional forum on disaster risk reduction held in Dushanbe

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A three-day Regional Forum – Meeting of the Heads of Emergency Authorities in Central Asia concluded in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe on October 6.   The European Union (EU) Delegation to Tajikistan says this high-level annual meeting has brought together heads of emergency situations authorities and other government officials from all five Central Asian Read More

Tajikistan-Iran cultural cooperation develops after 14 years of interruption

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Iran’s official news agency IRNA reports that co-chaired by Iran’s Minister of Culture Mohammad, Mr. Mehdi Esmaeili, and his Tajik counterpart, Ms. Zulfiya Davlatzoda, a meeting was held in Tehran on October 4 to discuss issues related to fostering bilateral ties, particularly cultural cooperation, “which is to develop after a 14-year pause.”   The two Read More

1,127 reportedly injured in earthquake in northwest Iran

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Iranian media reports say an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale shook Khoy County in northwestern Iranian Province of West Azerbaijan Wednesday morning while the tremor was also felt in the nearby counties early morning.   Citing Khoy governor Zabihollah Kazemi, IRNA reported on October 5 that although the number of those who had Read More

EAEU and SCO approve translogistic megaproject

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The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have approved 8 transport corridors.   Mikhail Myasnikovich, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EAEC) on October 2 said in an interview with Glavny Efir (Main Broadcast) of Belarusian TV Channel Belarus 1 that they have carried out studies to develop cooperation Read More

WFP fosters experience sharing on wheat flour fortification between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

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Representatives from Tajikistan state institutions, wheat flour mills and the private sector have completed a four-day study tour to Uzbekistan to get familiar with the implementation of Uzbekistan’s regulatory framework for wheat flour fortification, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Resident Office in Tajikistan reported on October 6.   The visit was organized by Read More

Woman from Tursunzoda jailed for killing her uncle

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A woman form the Tajik western city of Tursunzoda has got a lengthy jail term for killing her uncle.   According the Prosecutor-General’s Office’s official website, the Tursunzoda city court has sentenced Dilbar Saifuddinova to nine years in prison and she will serve her term in a low-security penal colony.   She committed the murder Read More

EU-funded project for young scientists on early warning and early action for all held in Dushanbe

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A workshop for young scientists was held in Dushanbe on October 4 on the topic of “Early Warning and Early Action for All” as part of activities to mark the upcoming International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR), which is celebrated globally on October 13.   As part of the European Union-funded Strengthening Disaster Resilience Read More

Media watchdog condemns harsh and unjustified sentence against journalist Abdullo Ghurbati

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In a statement issued on October 4 hours after Ghurbati’s verdict and sentence were pronounced in Dushanbe, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called the punishment “harsh and unjustified.”   “We condemn today’s harsh and unjustified sentence against journalist Abdullo Ghurbati, which appears to be a product of Tajik authorities’ discomfort with the growing popularity Read More

Mobile phone theft

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A 28-year-old resident of Dushanbe applied to Department-1 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Firdavsi district of Dushanbe with a statement that on September 28, 2022 at 12:20 when he was in the Siyoma-Moll shopping center, an unknown person stole a mobile phone of the brand “Redmi Note-10” from his pocket and disappeared. Read More