Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Saudi Arabia to build new Parliament in Tajikistan for $200 million

DUSHANBE: The government of Saudi Arabia has allocated around $200 million for construction of a new state-of-the-art building for the Tajik Parliament, Asia-Plus news agency reported. The...

Trump and the art of deal in Afghanistan

NEW YORK: The US President Donald Trump is faced with the task of making a decision on how to make Afghanistan great again using...

China bans Islamic names among its Muslims

HONG KONG: The government of China has reportedly banned the nation's Muslims from giving their children Islamic names that it deems too radical. A list...

Kazakh economy’s fight against tough times continues

ALMATY: The commodity-dependent Kazakh economy is experiencing one of its toughest years in over a decade as a result of low oil and other...

Silk Road revival begins with first train from London to China

LONDON: The journey to connect London to China by reviving the old silk road  under China's One Belt, One Road initiative started with the first...

Tajikistan, Uzbekistan resume flights after 25 years

DUSHANBE: After 25 years, Uzbekistan's Airways resumed flights from Tashkent to Tajikistan's capital, Dushanbe, carrying 29 people on Tuesday. https://youtu.be/_sWibch60cc Another flight from Tajik Somon Air...

Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan sign agreements on Nazarbayev visit

BAKU: The President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his delegation on Sunday, signing various agreements to boost relations. Aliyev said “This...

Russia imposes ban on Tajik airline

MOSCOW: Russia’s Ministry of Transport said in a statement on Sunday that it has imposed a ban on flights of the Tajik airline Somon...

Turkmenistan, Belarus launch major potash fertilizer plant

GARLYK: Leaders of ex-Soviet nations Turkmenistan and Belarus have attended the launch of a huge potash fertilizer plant worth more than $1 billion. The plant...

Nepal and Afghanistan lead with most women in parliament in South...

KABUL: Nepal has topped the list of countries with the highest number of women in national parliament while Afghanistan has the second position, according to...

OPINION

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....