Tajikistan

1 December 2017
Debt-Saddled Tajikistan Mulls More Bond Sales Premium

Government badly needs funds for a huge hydropower project it hopes will end the misery of winter blackouts.

 
15 November 2017
Tajikistani Opposition Figure Attacked by Mob
One of the few opposition figures still remaining in Tajikistan was assaulted last week in an incident he is describing as politically motivated. From EurasiaNet.org.
 
2 November 2017
Is Interpol Becoming a Tool for Tyrants? Premium

Greece’s detention of a Tajik oppositionist has again raised questions about the abuse of the international criminal notice system.

 
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14 September 2017
Successful Bond Sale Boosts Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam Premium

Investors unable to find the country on a map are keen to buy bonds with the promise of attractive yields.

 
24 August 2017
Rahmon Knows Best Premium

From what to wear every day to finding one’s true love, the Tajik president has solutions to a vast array of daily conundrums.  

 
10 August 2017
Tajik Documentary Sparks Row With Iran Premium

Tehran denies training and funding Islamist assassins during Tajik civil war.

 
5 July 2017
The Long Echo of the War
This year marks 20 years since the signing of peace accords in Tajikistan, a peace that might have come at the cost of its democratic freedoms. From openDemocracy.
By Bakhtiyor Sobiri
 
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6 June 2017
Job Shortage Forces Tajik Women to Adapt Premium

One woman’s bitter experience as a migrant worker underlines the increasing strain on working women in Central Asia’s poorest nation.

 
15 May 2017
Made in Uzbekistan Brand Wows Tajikistan
When a delegation of traders from Uzbekistan recently came to show off their wares in Tajikistan, it caused a minor sensation. From EurasiaNet.org.
 
12 May 2017
Tajikistan Detains Son of High-Ranking Defector to Islamic State Premium

Authorities say the teenager wanted to leave the country to join his father, a top IS commander – if he is still alive.

 

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