Dushanbe

Earthquake in Tajikistan destroys 30 homes, school

At least 30 homes and a school were destroyed in an earthquake.

Jul 02, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2015, 05:39 AM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

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.

Sep 04, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

`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.

Jun 26, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

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.

Feb 09, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

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.

Dec 14, 2014, 08:04 AM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2012, 22:10 PM IST

Ahmadinejad tirade on Afghanistan prompts US walkout

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

Mar 26, 2012, 18:57 PM IST

Pak gets invited to conference on AfghanistanPak g

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

Jan 18, 2012, 22:00 PM IST