25 Oct 13
No one was predicting a surprise victory for the challenger, but she has dropped out of the race before it even starts.
27 Sep 13
But why is the government so keen to crush opposition election chances?
15 Jul 13
Party has large membership but realises it cannot go it alone.
28 Jun 13
Only a handful have gone, but intelligence agencies are watching closely.
25 Jun 13
Politician Rahmatillo Zoirov hopes he will chosen to stand against long-serving president.
5 Jun 13
Authorities seem to fear Moscow is considering a replacement for the current president.
23 Aug 12
In Badakhshan, many believe local strongman was killed by special forces, though government denies involvement.
31 Jul 12
News of local politician's killing followed by internet blocks.
26 Jul 12
Authorities under pressure to end fighting and prioritise safety of civilian population.
25 Jul 12
Authorities send in army to take on powerful figure linked to high-profile murder case.