Ten detained for stoning British embassy in Tajikistan: Police

Police said the reason for the demonstration was unclear.

Army chief defers visit to Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

Amid preparations to brief the next government on the issues facing the Defence Ministry and the armed forces, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has deferred his visit to Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

Afghanistan mudslide engulfs 300 while hundreds are feared dead, rescue called off

Rescue teams abandoned the search for survivors today after a landslide buried a hillside village in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 300 people under a fast-moving tide of rock and mud.

Five killed in Tajikistan mudslides

Mudslides have killed five people including three children in Tajikistan as torrential rains lashed the former Soviet republic, the emergency ministry said on Saturday.

200 cars stolen in Germany `now owned by Tajik elite`

About 200 cars stolen in Germany have been tracked down in Tajikistan, where most are now driven by family and friends of President Emomali Rakhmon, media and officials in Berlin said today.

Tajiks set to elect strongman leader for fourth term

Voters in Tajikistan, the poorest state in the former USSR, were on Wednesday expected to hand President Emomali Rakhmon an easy victory for a fourth term at the helm of his Central Asian state bordering Afghanistan.

Tajikistan ratifies deal for Russian military base

The parliament of Tajikistan has voted to extend the presence of Russian troops in the ex-Soviet nation on Afghanistan`s northern border until 2042.

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.

Tajikistan calls presidential elections for November

Tajikistan Friday called presidential elections for November, with President Emomali Rakhmon expected to run for another term in the impoverished ex-Soviet country that he has headed for more than two decades.

Pakistan army chief embarks on Tajikistan visit

Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani left for Tajikistan on two-days official visit.

India to provide choppers to Tajikistan

India will soon provide medium-lift choppers to Tajikistan and dedicate a hospital there as part of efforts to build on the strategic ties.

Advisory panel moots transnational power beltway

An advisory panel on power sector has suggested setting up transnational electricity transmission network that will connect India with various fuel resource rich nations including Iran and Tajikistan.

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.

India to set up IT centre of excellence in Tajikistan

Aimed at expanding e-network across Central Asia, India today decided to set up a centre of excellence in Tajikistan with a super computer to promote IT enabled services.

India, Tajikistan to hold wide ranging talks on terror, trade

Hamid Ansari, who is on a four-day goodwill visit to Tajikistan, is the first Indian Vice President to ever come to the central Asian country.

Terrorism from Pak, Afghan on agenda for talks: Hamid Ansari

The issue of terrorism emanating from Pakistan and Afghanistan and ways to get access to further trade with resource-rich Tajikistan will be on the agenda of Vice President Hamid Ansari`s talks with Tajik leadership.

Hamid Ansari arrives in Tajikistan on four-day `goodwill` visit

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived here on a four-day "goodwill" visit to Tajikistan to discuss ways to boost their strategic ties in multiple sectors, including counter-terrorism, with the resource-rich central Asian nation.

Vice President Ansari leaves for Tajikistan

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari left on Sunday on a four-day official visit to Tajikistan.

Training for poll officials from abroad

Election officials from 19 nations are participating in 2-week training programme organised by India International Institute of Democracy and Election Management of ECI.

EU urges Tajikistan to free up internet

The European Union has called on Tajikistan to respect the independence of the internet amid concerns of a crackdown against freedom of expression.