Asia

Launched 42 years after start, can Rogun Dam fulfil Tajik dreams?

Launched 42 years after start, can Rogun Dam fulfil Tajik dreams?

Asia

At least 27 killed in Tajikistan prison riot: report

Riot reportedly broke out in the city of Khujand late on Wednesday, confirmed by the city government.

At least 27 killed in Tajikistan prison riot: report

Poland

How 'banned' Tajik opposition found a home in Poland

Tajiks 'banned' at home form opposition alliance in Poland, where Islamophobia and anti-refugee sentiment is rising.

Tajik dissidents attempt to challenge ruling class from Poland

Afghanistan

Russia, Tajikistan deny air raids in Afghanistan

Afghan officials said clashes broke out between drug smugglers and Tajik border guards before the air attack.

Russia, Tajikistan deny air raids in Afghanistan

ISIS/ISIL

Do Central Asian leaders use ISIL threats for political gain?

Analysts say opposition is purged in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan whenever there is a perceived threat.

Do Central Asian leaders use ISIL threats for political gain?

Tajikistan

Tajikistan blames banned opposition for deadly attack

Leaders of the banned IRPT party deny any involvement, saying officials are using incident for political purposes.

Tajikistan blames banned opposition for deadly attack

Risking it all

A dangerous dash through Kyrgyzstan's harsh winter

A perilous journey through blizzards and icy roads at death-defying altitudes to deliver mandarins.

Tajikistan

'Everything Tajikistan says about me is a lie, slander'

Member of banned Islamic Renaissance Party faces extradition after Interpol 'arrest warrant' at request of Tajikistan.

Tajikistan uses Interpol red notice on Mirzorahim Kuzov

Opinion

Why is Tajikistan imposing a dress code on its people?

Defining "appropriate" dress for its citizens is yet another form of repression of Tajikistan's authoritarian regime.

Massoumeh Torfeh

by Massoumeh Torfeh

Massoumeh Torfeh

Opinion

Tajikistan: The success story that failed

Once celebrated for its successful post-conflict reconciliation, Tajikistan has reverted back to the dictatorial path.

Massoumeh Torfeh

by Massoumeh Torfeh

Massoumeh Torfeh

Tajikistan

Global warming imperils Tajikistan's landscape

Country ranks 129th in world greenhouse gas emissions but reportedly is one of the worst affected by climate change.

Tajikistan

Tajikistan women train to become mountain guides

Group treks in Pamir Mountains in country with eco-tourism potential but dependent on migrant workers' remittances.

Tajikistan

Tajikistan: Indefinite autocracy takes hold

Referendum's outcome may alienate moderate Tajiks and escalate "radicalisation" with fears of violence on the rise.

Tajikistan: Indefinite autocracy takes hold

Asia

Tajiks vote on allowing president to rule for life

Constitutional changes, if passed as expected, will allow President Rahmon to rule the central Asian state for life.

Tajikistan

Tajik Islamist leaders face 30 years to life in prison

Sixteen leaders of banned Islamic Renaissance Party are accused of conspiring to bring down the country's government.

Tajikistan Islamist leaders face life in prison