Tajikistan

32 dead after IS inmates riot in Tajikistan

20 May 2019; DW: Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan. It is the second deadly prison disturbance in the country in the space of six months.

Convicted Islamic State (IS) militants detained in a high-security prison in the Tajik city of Vahdat killed three guards and five fellow prisoners, the country's justice ministry said on Monday. 

Russia to announce anti-terrorist initiatives at G20 summit

DUSHANBE, May 17./TASS/: Russia will announce new anti-terrorist initiatives at the upcoming G20 summit, work on them is underway, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov told TASS on Friday.

"They [initiatives] are being prepared at the moment, I am not yet ready to say exactly what kind of initiatives these will be, we still have a month-and-a-half before the G20 [summit]," the diplomat added.

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