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Uzbekistan buries late strongman Islam Karimov

Uzbekistan buries late strongman Islam Karimov

Uzbekistan bade farewell to President Islam Karimov at a high-security funeral on Saturday, after his death plunged the country into the greatest period of uncertainty in its post-Soviet history with no clear successor to the iron-fisted ruler.

Earthquake in Tajikistan destroys 30 homes, school

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

PM Narendra Modi meets Belarus, Tajikistan leaders in Tashkent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit here.

Watch: A closer look at the Tajik National Park, Tajikistan!

Watch: A closer look at the Tajik National Park, Tajikistan!

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams just completed 65 days in the International Space Station (ISS) but he has shared many spectacular photographs and time-lapse video of the Earth like his fellow astronauts.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif arrives on two-day visit to Tajikistan

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif arrives on two-day visit to Tajikistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday arrived on a two-day official visit to Tajikistan to attend the launching ceremony of CASA-1000 Power Project.

Afghanistan president on two-day visit to Tajikistan

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday left for Tajikistan for a two-day visit to the neighbouring country, said a statement issued by the country's Presidential Palace.

Tajikistan bans Russian-style surnames for children

Tajikistan passed the new law in March and officials began applying it immediately when drawing up birth certificates although it only entered force Friday.

Tajikistan to install metal detectors, cameras in mosques

Ex-Soviet Tajikistan today said it plans to install metal detectors and surveillance cameras in more than 70 mosques in the capital Dushanbe over government fears of extremist attacks.

Brunei is not the only country to ban Christmas. There are a few others

Brunei is not the only country to ban Christmas. There are a few others

There are countries across the world where celebrating Christmas can land you in jail.

Earthquake today in Tajikistan

Earthquake today in Tajikistan

As per the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck 109 kilometres west of Murghob at a depth of 28.7 earthquake.

Delhi earthquake: Tremors felt in NCR, other parts of north India

Delhi earthquake: Tremors felt in NCR, other parts of north India

According to latest reports, mild tremors were felt on Monday in several parts of north India including Delhi/NCR after a strong 7.2-magnitude quake struck in Tajikistan.

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in Delhi, North India

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in Delhi, North India

Mild tremors rocked Delhi and NCR region on Monday.

6.2 magnitude quake rocks Pakistan

6.2 magnitude quake rocks Pakistan

Pakistan hit by earthquake measuring 6.2 on Richter scale.

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

The Central Asian economy has already taken a hit from falling oil prices and the knock-on effect of international sanctions against their former Soviet master Russia.

Earthquake kills 22, injures 129 in Afghanistan

An magnitude 7.7 struck Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 22 and injuring over 120 while leaving several houses destroyed in different provinces. Roofs of dozens of houses and some schools caved in, trapping the students and inhabitants. However, the total casualties could not be confirmed.

Tajikistan to introduce harsh jail terms for `sorcery`

Tajikistan is set to introduce legislation that would punish practitioners of `witchcraft` and `sorcery` with prison sentences of up to seven years, state television said Thursday. 

PM Narendra Modi greets Tajikistan on Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended greetings to the people of Tajikistan on their Independence Day.

PM Modi greets Tajikistan on Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people of Tajikistan on their Independence Day.

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.