13 militants killed in Tajikistan crackdown

Thirteen militants were killed by Tajikistan security forces on Saturday, the government said, a day after 22 people died in bloodshed blamed on a former deputy minister.

13 killed in Tajikistan crackdown after police station attacks: Govt

 Thirteen militants were killed on Saturday in Tajikistan, a day after their armed group allegedly carried out deadly attacks on police, the interior ministry said.

17 killed in clashes in Tajikistan

Eight police officers and nine alleged militants were killed in two shootouts in Tajikistan on Friday that the government blamed on a deputy defence minister and the country`s moderate Islamic opposition.

`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.