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Tajikistan: Country in Central Asia
Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a landlocked country in Central Asia with an area of 143,100 km2 (55,300 sq mi) and an estimated population of 9,537,645 people. Its capital and largest city is Dushanbe. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north and China to the east. The traditional homelands of the Tajik people include present-day Tajikistan as well as parts of Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.

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Jaishankar to China: Don’t view ties through lens of ‘third country’ | Oneindia News [Video]

Jaishankar to China: Don’t view ties through lens of ‘third country’ | Oneindia News

EAM Jaishankar is in Tajikistan for attending a major meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation relating to the situation in Afghanistan. On the sidelines of the SCO meet, Jaishankar met his..

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Tajikistan, secular Muslim neighbour of Afghanistan, fears Taliban | Oneindia News [Video]

Tajikistan, secular Muslim neighbour of Afghanistan, fears Taliban | Oneindia News

Pakistan Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited Tajikistan to seek cooperation in Afghanistan. India also shares close ties with the Central Asian nation, having built its first foreign military base..

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What legacy does Ashraf Ghani leave after Afghanistan departure? [Video]

What legacy does Ashraf Ghani leave after Afghanistan departure?

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has left Afghanistan for Tajikistan as the Taliban closes in on Kabul, according to several media reports.

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President Ashraf Ghani leaves Afghanistan [Video]

President Ashraf Ghani leaves Afghanistan

Ghani left Kabul for Tajikistan, a senior interior ministry officials tells Reuters news agency.

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Afghanistan lauds India's role in Afghan Peace Process

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to be on Central Asia visit next week

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Foreign envoys begin 2-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess situation

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Five wounded in shootout on Kyrgyz-Tajik border

Three Kyrgyz border guards and two Tajik citizens were wounded in a shootout on Friday in a disputed border area between the two former Soviet republic, authorities on both sides said, blaming each..
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Russia's stranded migrants lose jobs, rely on handouts and peers for food

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Tajikistan suspends soccer season over coronavirus

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Tajikistan leader's son named senate speaker

The eldest son of Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon was elected as speaker in the senate on Friday, cementing the family's grip on power in the Central Asian nation ahead of a presidential election.
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Germany arrests four men from Tajikistan suspected of planning attack

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Tajikistan scales down coronavirus-related travel ban

Tajikistan on Tuesday scaled down a wide-ranging travel ban introduced just days ago to prevent the spread of coronavirus, reducing the number of targeted countries to five from 35 without explaining..
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Tajikistan votes in a parliamentary election on Sunday that will produce a legislature loyal to President Imomali Rakhmon who has run the ex-Soviet Central Asian nation for a quarter of a century.
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Tajikistan will evacuate 58 people from China's Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, the head of the former Soviet republic's emergency committee said on Thursday.
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Tajikistan arrests 113 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members

Tajikistan has arrested 113 people charged with being members of Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organization outlawed in the Central Asian nation, Prosecutor General Yusuf Rakhmon said on Tuesday.
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