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Tajikistan , Saturday 23 February 2019

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan: Opposition comes on, internet goes off

News source: https://eurasianet.org/tajikistan-opposition-comes-on-internet-goes-off
Publicated on: Saturday 23 February 2019

Tajikistan is taking a leaf out of nearby Kazakhstan’s book by restricting access to the internet while exiled opposition politicians seek to spread their message in online addresses. The most recent ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan Targeted In Arbitration By Austrian Businessman

News source: https://www.law360.com/articles/1131368/tajikistan-targeted-in-arbitration-by-austrian-businessman
Publicated on: Friday 22 February 2019

Law360 (February 21, 2019, 6:16 PM EST) -- Tajikistan has been hit with an investor state claim relating to a textile enterprise by an Austrian businessman, the first claim to be brought against the c...

News Tajikistan: Why Tajikistan Is Fighting To Bring Its Islamic State Widows Back Home

News source: http://www.globalsecurity.org/security/library/news/2019/02/sec-190221-rferl01.htm
Publicated on: hursday 21 February 2019

DUSHANBE -- With Islamic State (IS) fighters on the verge of defeat in their last stronghold in Syria, hundreds of foreign women and children, the family members of the militants, have ended up in ref...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan causes diplomatic bungle with forced return of government critic

News source: https://eurasianet.org/tajikistan-causes-diplomatic-bungle-with-forced-return-of-government-critic
Publicated on: Wednesday 20 February 2019

Tajikistan looks to have bumbled its way into diplomatic embarrassment by forcibly spiriting an opposition activist with asylum status in the Netherlands back to his home country. The circumstances th...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan administration tackling radical Islamism by shaving beards and removing hijabs

News source: https://satyavijayi.com/tajikistan-administration-tackling-radical-islamism-uniquely-by-shaving-beards-and-removing-hijabs/
Publicated on: Wednesday 20 February 2019

Radical Islamism is increasingly becoming a threat for the sovereignty and security for both Islamic and non-Islamic nations. Various countries have already taken strict steps to curb the growth of Ra...

News Tajikistan: Delhi-NCR shake after 4.6 earthquake in Tajikistan

News source: https://www.newsx.com/national/earthquake-measuring-4-6-magnitude-hits-tajikistan-tremors-felt-in-delhi-ncr
Publicated on: uesday 19 February 2019

Delhi-NCR shake after 4.6 earthquake in Tajikistan: No loss of life or property was reported. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the epicentre of the earthquake was 4 km off Kofarnihon in ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan Claims Opposition Leader 'Voluntarily' Returned From Self-Imposed Exile

News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/tajikistan-claims-opposition-leader-voluntarily-returned-from-self-imposed-exile/29771991.html
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

Tajikistan's Interior Ministry says prominent opposition figure Sharodiddin Gadoev has returned to the Central Asian country from abroad and "is sorry for his deeds," while a colleague claims that he ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan plans to increase electricity exports to Afghanistan, Uzbekistan

News source: https://www.azernews.az/region/145655.html
Publicated on: hursday 14 February 2019

Tajikistan plans to increase electricity exports to Afghanistan and Uzbekistan in 2019, said Chairman of the state energy holding ‘‘Barki Tochik’’ Mirzo Ismoilzoda at a meeting with journalists in Dus...

News Tajikistan: Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan

News source: http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/02/23/light-earthquake-4-mag-was-detected-near-roshtqala-in-tajikistan/
Publicated on: Friday 22 February 2019

A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Roshtqal’a in Tajikistan on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.91 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface. ...

News Tajikistan: Tajikistan wants 75 children repatriated from Iraq

News source: https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/02/12/588416/Tajikistan-seeks-repatriation-of-75-kids-born-to-Daesh-terrorists-from-Iraq
Publicated on: uesday 12 February 2019

Tajikistan’s Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Mukhriddin says he hopes the Baghdad government will return at least 75 children, whose mothers are being held in Iraq over their membership in the Daesh Takfi...

News Tajikistan: Meet the woman fighting to create a new wave of DIY filmmaking in Tajikistan

News source: https://www.calvertjournal.com/articles/show/11006/anisa-sabiri
Publicated on: uesday 19 February 2019

Even five years ago, creativity in Tajikistan still bore the smell of formaldehyde and elitism. They did everything they can here to turn young people off culture. Ideological pressure from above and ...