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US Pledges Additional Foreign Aid to Battle COVID-19

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STATE DEPARTMENT – The United States announced additional foreign assistance funding Thursday to help 64 at-risk countries battle the COVID-19 global pandemic while welcoming “continued, no-strings-attached” contributions from other nations. “Today, I am pleased to announce that the United States has made available nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian funding,” U.S. Secretary of Read More

Briefing With USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick and Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources James L. Richardson On U.S. Foreign Assistance in Response to COVID-19

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MS ORTAGUS: Well, let’s go ahead and get started, everybody. This is Morgan, spokesperson. I just want to remind everybody that everything that we discuss on this call is embargoed until the end of the call, and this call will be on the record. So the U.S. Government is rapidly mobilizing unprecedented resources to respond to Read More

Two residents of Rudaki district suspected of theft

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A 34-year-old resident of Dushanbe made a statement at DMIA-1 in the Rudaki district, stating that on March 22, 2020, at about 10:00 hours, unidentified persons stole four German Shepherd dogs when they entered his house. The amount of damage caused amounted to 4.800 somoni. As a result of operational-search measures, militia officers on suspicion Read More

Rights Group Condemns Internet Shutdown in Ethiopia, Points to Threats of Coronavirus Spread

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WASHINGTON – Millions of Ethiopians in western Oromia are cut off from phone and internet access due to a government-imposed shutdown, according to the advocacy group Human Rights Watch.  The lack of information is particularly important as Ethiopians seek vital news about the global spread of coronavirus, HRW said Monday.   The shutdown is also making it difficult for outside observers to Read More

6 Chinese, 2 Ugandans Accused of Evading COVID Quarantine in Uganda

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KAMPALA, UGANDA – Ugandan authorities have charged six Chinese nationals and two Ugandans with conducting acts likely to spread disease after they allegedly violated a coronavirus quarantine order.  The eight men were arrested at a border crossing Sunday as the Chinese nationals allegedly tried to enter the Democratic Republic of Congo.  They  face a prison sentence of up to seven years if found guilty of the charges.    Authorities Read More

Russia temporarily bans entry of foreigners amid coronavirus outbreak

3 weeks ago tajikistannewsgazette.com Comments Off on Russia temporarily bans entry of foreigners amid coronavirus outbreak
Russian authorities have temporarily banned foreign nationals and stateless persons from entering the country, shut down state schools and limited public gatherings in Moscow in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus.Russian media reports say the... Read More

Muhammadtoir Zokirzoda elected as new speaker of the Majlisi Namoyandagon

3 weeks ago tajikistannewsgazette.com Comments Off on Muhammadtoir Zokirzoda elected as new speaker of the Majlisi Namoyandagon
The first session of the Majlisi Namoyandagon (Tajikistan’s lower chamber of parliament) shall be opened by its eldest member. Communist Party (CPT) leader Miroj Abdulloyev, 72, is the eldest member of the Majlisi Namoyandagon and he was supposed to o... Read More

UN Agency: Over 400 Migrants Intercepted off Libya Coast

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CAIRO, EGYPT - Libya's coast guard intercepted over 400 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast and returned them to the capital of Tripoli over the past 24 hours, the U.N. migration agency said Sunday.The International Organization... Read More

Two gang members convicted of highway killings in Russia sentenced in Tajikistan

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Russia's Prosecutor-General's Office says two members of a notorious gang have been convicted of highway killings and robberies in Russia and sentenced to 25 years in prison each in Tajikistan, according to Radio Liberty.In a March 10 statement, the o... Read More

Two men suspected of vehicle theft

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A 30-year-old resident of Dushanbe made a statement to DMIA-1 in the Firdavsi district, stating that on March 8, 2020, at about 11:00 p.m., an unknown man stole his “Opel-Astra” from a car wash located on Borbad Street. As a result, the victim suffered... Read More