Central Asia

Static Politics in Tajikistan

Election next spring will replicate the governing party’s dominant position, leaving only a few seats for its rivals.

15 Aug 09

First Tajik Film in Two Decades Makes Waves

The first movie shot on 35 mm film since Tajikistan gained independence in 1991 is to be shown at prestigious film festivals abroad, but may not even go on general release at home.

14 Aug 09

Tajikistan Looks South

A four-party summit in Dushanbe has raised expectations that Tajikistan can engage more with southern neighbours Afghanistan and Pakistan.

14 Aug 09
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