1,000 Afghan soldiers flee into Tajikistan as Taliban extends control – The Washington Post

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon later ordered the mobilization of 20,000 reserve troops to the border.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/07/05/afghan-soldiers-flee-tajikistan-taliban/

Tajik-Russian Cooperation to Maintain Stability in Central Asia — Valdai Club

The core element of the Russian-Tajik strategic partnership and alliance is the coordination of joint activity in the international arena, both bilaterally and within global and regional organisations. Amid these conditions, the combined efforts of Tajikistan and Russia in ensuring the security of the southern borders of the CIS and the CSTO zone of responsibility is considered particularly relevant, writes Guzel Majtdinova, Professor of the Department of Foreign Regional Studies and Foreign Policy of the Russian-Tajik Slavonic University, who participates in the second session of the Valdai Club’s Central Asian conference.
— Read on valdaiclub.com/a/highlights/tajik-russian-cooperation-to-maintain-stability/

Cease-Fire Said Holding After Worst Violence In Decades On Kyrgyz-Tajik Border

Both sides have reported calm on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border as a day-old cease-fire appeared to be holding and more than 40 people were being mourned from some of the worst clashes in decades on their disputed frontier.
— Read on www.rferl.org/a/kyrgyzstan-tajikistan-border-truce-holding/31234423.html

Tajikistan: Huge Muslim Brotherhood trial ends with lengthy prison sentences | Eurasianet

An almost yearlong trial in Tajikistan of suspected Muslim Brotherhood members has culminated in prison sentences for many dozens of defendants
— Read on eurasianet.org/tajikistan-huge-muslim-brotherhood-trial-ends-with-lengthy-prison-sentences

India-Pakistan FMs to meet on sidelines of ‘Heart of Asia’ conference in Tajikistan on March 30

Indian EAM S. Jaishankar and his Pakistani counterpart SM Qureshi are likely to hold a meeting on the sidelines of the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference, on March 30

— Read on m.republicworld.com/india-news/general-news/india-pak-fms-to-meet-on-sidelines-of-heart-of-asia-conference-in-tajikistan-on-march-30.html