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21 May 13
Recent clash shows how niggling resentments can suddenly explode.
2 Sep 11
No self-respecting nation can allow someone else to guard its borders, whatever ambitions Moscow might have, analysts say.
4 Oct 10
Attack by armed militia leaves 25 government soldiers dead, raises questions about stability and foreign Islamist presence.
30 Apr 10
Thousands of drivers stand to lose jobs as Dushanbe authorities ban “unsafe” vehicles.
29 Apr 10
Arrival of modern toll plazas on major highway disrupts pace of life and cost of living, locals say.
7 Mar 10
Five political parties instead of three now hold seats in parliament, but only one of them really counts.