Tajikistan Investigates Threats by Daesh

DUSHANBE, Sept 6  – Tajikistan’s security services are investigating unspecified threats of action this month purportedly made by a former commander of the Central Asian nation’s elite police force who has defected to Daesh, security sources said on Tuesday. Colonel Gulmurod Khalimov, who has gone through special forces training in Russia and the United States,

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China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan in Security Alliance

BEIJING, Aug 4 – China is to set up an anti-terrorism alliance with Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, state media said on Thursday, as it seeks to boost coordination with neighbours to tackle what it says is a growing domestic militant threat. Fang Fenghui, a member of the powerful Central Military Commission which controls China’s armed

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