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Tajik parliament paves way to life presidency for Imomali Rakhmon

Over 20 years after he was first elected president, Imomali Rakhmon has tightened his grip on power in Tajikistan. Parliament has approved

Over 20 years after he was first elected president, Imomali Rakhmon has tightened his grip on power in Tajikistan. Parliament has approved

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Tajik opposition leader shot dead in Turkey

An outspoken critic of veteran Tajik President Imomali Rakhmon has been shot dead on a street in Istanbul. It is reported that Umarali Kuvvatov, who

An outspoken critic of veteran Tajik President Imomali Rakhmon has been shot dead on a street in Istanbul. It is reported that Umarali Kuvvatov, who

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OSCE slams lack of choice in Tajikistan poll

International monitors have strongly criticised Tajikistan’s presidential poll in which incumbent Imomali Rakhmon was reelected with a landslide.

International monitors have strongly criticised Tajikistan’s presidential poll in which incumbent Imomali Rakhmon was reelected with a landslide.

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President Emomali Rahmon: There is no short-cut to democracy

Tajikistan, a former Soviet republic, is one of the poorest countries in Central Asia. On Norouz, the first day of the Persian New Year, Emomali

Tajikistan, a former Soviet republic, is one of the poorest countries in Central Asia. On Norouz, the first day of the Persian New Year, Emomali

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Regional leaders celebrate Nowruz in Tajikistan

Tajik leader Imomali Rakhmon hosts Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Afghan President Hamid Karzai for regional talks and to celebrate the

Tajik leader Imomali Rakhmon hosts Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Afghan President Hamid Karzai for regional talks and to celebrate the

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Tajikistan hosts international Nowruz celebrations

Snow might not be ideal weather for a festival that marks the coming of Spring. But the annual feast of Nowruz is a big deal in Tajikistan. Hence

Snow might not be ideal weather for a festival that marks the coming of Spring. But the annual feast of Nowruz is a big deal in Tajikistan. Hence

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Tajikistan reveals world's tallest flagpole

Tajikistan, the poorest of the 15 former Soviet nations, has entered the Guinness Book of Records by erecting the world’s tallest unsupported

Tajikistan, the poorest of the 15 former Soviet nations, has entered the Guinness Book of Records by erecting the world’s tallest unsupported

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Elite soldiers killed in Tajikistan helicopter crash

A helicopter from the Tajikistan national guard has crashed, reportedly killing at least two dozen soldiers. An official communique says four have

A helicopter from the Tajikistan national guard has crashed, reportedly killing at least two dozen soldiers. An official communique says four have