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19 Sep 15
Possible motives for rebellion unclear as authorities spin "Islamic party connection".
Muhiddin Kabiri, chairman of the Islamic Rebirth Party of Tajikistan. (Photo courtesy of Hikmatullo Saifullozoda)
17 Sep 15
The country’s biggest opposition force is being eliminated.
11 Sep 15
Five deaths under unclear circumstances suggest culture of violence continues.
Tajik army soldiers form a guard of honour. Dushanbe, July 2005. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
9 Sep 15
Rebellion led by deputy defence minister came as a surprise.
28 Aug 15
Parents struggle to understand why young men went off to fight in faraway war.
(Photo: Dina Tokbaeva)
31 Jul 15
New law seen as restricting media diversity and journalists’ ability to find things out.
24 Jul 15
Government says it is mobilising aid but villagers say more is urgently needed.
22 Jul 15
Most settlers have gone back to their mountain village after landing in a desert region.
Defending Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan presents huge challenges, not least because of the steep terrain. This river marks the frontier. (Photo: Citt/Flickr)
13 Jul 15
Government think-tank says 8,000 militants are operating in parts of Afghanistan near to the Tajik frontier.
2 Jun 15
Government wants to ban baby names that are "too Arabic". In a Muslim country, that won't be easy.

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