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Emomali Rahmon extends condolences to Indonesian leader over deadly earthquake

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Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has extended condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the deadly earthquake, which claimed the lives of more than 160 people.   In a message of condolences sent on November 22, Emomali Rahmon said that Tajikistan has learned with deep sorrow that numerous people lost their lives in the earthquake in Read More

No More Mad Cow Worries, Banned US Blood Donors Can Give Again

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U.S. Army veteran Matt Schermerhorn couldn’t give blood for years because he was stationed in Europe during a deadly mad cow disease scare there. Now, he’s proud to be back in the donor’s chair. Schermerhorn, 58, is among thousands of people, including current and former military members, who have returned to blood donation centers across Read More

Tajik delegation participates in 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty being held in Berlin

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Tajik delegation is participating in a four-day 8th World Congress against the Death Penalty that is concluding in Berlin today, according to the Ministry of Justice of Tajikistan.   Tajik delegation members reportedly include Muzaffar Ashouriyon, Minister of Justice of Tajikistan and Zarif Alizoda, Assistance to the President of Tajikistan for Legal Issues.   In Read More

UN Campaign Aims to Protect Displaced Families from Winter Cold

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The United Nations refugee agency announced Friday it has launched a global funding campaign to help people forcibly displaced by war and persecution survive the bitterly cold winter ahead. The UNHCR’s campaign aims to raise $700 million this year to help families who are living under perilous conditions in Ukraine, Afghanistan, and across the Middle Read More

Tajikistan expected to introduce laboratory information management system

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To help Tajikistan reduce tuberculosis transmission and keep Tajik families healthy, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over a new Laboratory Information Management System to Tajikistan’s National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory on November 9.   According to the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe, this system will help the National Reference Laboratory manage data reported by Read More

Elderly woman dies in car accident

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On November 8, 2022, at about 13:00, the driver of a BMW-525 car, born in 1996, a resident of the B. Gafurov district, while driving on the «Spitamen-Gulakandoz» highway, lost control and crashed into the left pillar of the entrance gate of the rural jaomat «Gulakandoz». Subsequently, the passenger of this vehicle woman, born in Read More

Taliban Reveal Burial Place of Founder Mullah Omar, Nine Years After Death

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The Taliban on Sunday revealed the final resting place of the movement’s founder, Mullah Omar, whose death and burial they kept secret for years. Rumors surrounding Omar’s health and whereabouts abounded after the Taliban were kicked out of power in 2001 by a U.S.-led invasion, and they only admitted in April 2015 that he had Read More

Pregnant Kyrgyz Journalist Faces Charges, Says She Is Being Framed

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BISHKEK — Police in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, have released journalist Sanrabia Satybaldieva, who is pregnant with her second child, after detaining her and a cameraman overnight on an extortion charge she says is an attempt to frame her. The Interior Ministry said in a statement on November 4 that Satybaldieva and and cameraman Kalys Read More

Regional Director of the World Health Organization recognizes efforts to build a resilient health system with an award to the President during high-level visit to Tajikistan

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Regional Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, visited Tajikistan from 30 October to 1 November 2022. During the visit, Dr Kluge presented an award to the President of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, in recognition of the Government’s efforts to protect the health and wellbeing of the Read More

WHO recognizes Rahmon’s contribution to the development of the healthcare sector with prize

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According to the Tajik president’s official website, the parties discussed state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the World Health Organization.   Rahmon reportedly expressed satisfaction with expansion of the bilateral cooperation, regarded the meeting as a good opportunity to continue constructive dialogue and expressed gratitude to the WHO leadership for Read More