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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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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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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