One third of women in Tajikistan are subjected to violence by their husbands, but very few cases are reported. Social and legal support, provided through the joint EU/UN Spotlight Initiative, is helping affected women to protect their rights.
Kabul/Dushanbe: Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon has expressed concerns about the presence and activities of terrorist groups in Afghanistan.
New York: On Thursday, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, warned of the danger faced by Afghan refugees who continue to be detained and deported from Tajikistan, reiterating that it’s illegal to force those fleeing persecution back to their homeland.
New York: During a visit to Tajikistan, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed congratulated the country on its 30th anniversary of UN Membership and attended a Cooperation Framework signing ceremony that “reflects our strong partnership”.
Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf has said he will not be visiting India for the November 10 NSA-level regional meet on Afghanistan.
Dushanbe/UNI/Sputnik: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) can use their full potential to initiate inter-Afghan dialogue, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon said Friday.
Dushanbe/Kabul/UNI: Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon has firmly conveyed to Pakistan that Tajiks make up more than 46 percent of Afghanistan's population and should play a major role in the future government there, and Tajikistan will not recognize any government to be formed in Kabul through oppression.
Dushanbe/Sputnik: The Taliban controls 80 pc of the Afghan-Tajik border, a source in Tajikistan’s State Committee for National Security told Sputnik on Thursday.
The Afghan government has been losing around $32000 in daily custom revenue as the Taliban insurgents seized a dry port on its northern border with Tajikistan. The port fell to the insurgent group this week, forcing 134 of its employees to take refugee in Tajikistan.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has stressed the need to improve defense ties with Tajikistan, as the two countries signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) for the sale of Pakistan-manufactured arms to the Central Asian country.
Dushanbe/Sputnik/UNI: The people who have staged at attack on the border crossing checkpoint at the Tajik-Uzbek border are members of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia), and they have admitted preparing to stage terror attacks, a representative of the Tajik State Committee for National Security told Sputnik on Wednesday.
Dushanbe, July 31 (IBNS): The Islamic State has claimed Sunday's fatal attack on four foreign cyclists in Tajikistan, reports said.
Dushanbe, Mar 11 (IBNS): Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Mar 9-10 paid a state visit to Tajikistan at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, officials said.
New York, June 7 (Just Earth News): A United Nations human rights expert on Tuesday expressed dismay at the lengthy sentences imposed last week on the leadership of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT).
New York, Sept 30 (IBNS): Taking the podium at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Emomali Rahmon, the President of Tajikistan stressed that combating terrorism and extremism, and curbing drug trafficking are some of the top priorities for his country.