`More than 100` Tajiks killed fighting for IS

More than one hundred citizens of Tajikistan have died fighting for the Islamic State group in the Middle East, the ex-Soviet country`s leader Emomali Rakhmon said Friday.

Tajikistan ends Facebook block prompted by IS defector

Ex-Soviet Tajikistan on Monday lifted blocks on popular websites including Facebook and YouTube it imposed after a police chief appeared in an online video announcing his defection to the Islamic State group.

Banned sect members arrested in Tajikistan

Eleven adherents of the Salafi religious movement - an outlawed extremist sect - have been arrested in Khujand, the capital of Sughd province in northwestern Tajikistan, the Sughd interior ministry`s office said Monday.

Tajik president calls Islamic State group a modern `plague`

The president of Tajikistan on Saturday called the Islamic State group a modern "plague", expressing concern that several hundred young people had left the ex-Soviet republic to fight with jihadists in Syria.

Tajikistan arrests 10 suspected attack plotters: Official

Police in Tajikistan arrested 10 people suspected of planning a series of attacks to destabilise the country ahead of the presidential polls this year, an official said on Saturday.

India-Tajikistan to be connected by 14 weekly flights

India and mineral-rich central Asian country of Tajikistan will be connected by air as dozen weekly flights will start soon to further people-to-people and trade contacts between nations.

Tajik officials says 20 soldiers killed in clash

A security services official says that at least 20 government soldiers have been killed in clashes with an armed group led by a former warlord.

Ahmadinejad tirade on Afghanistan prompts US walkout

Encounters -- even at multinational regional conferences
-- between the United States and Iran are extremely rare.

Pak gets invited to conference on AfghanistanPak g

Afghanistan and Tajikistan
jointly invited Pakistan`s Hina Rabbani Khar
to attend the Conference at Dushanbe.