Tajikistan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19748/all en Divorce via text message becomes popular in Tajikistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110428/divorce-text-message-tajikistan <p> The growing number of Tajik men who have used their mobile phones to divorce has prompted religious authorities to condemn the practice, and there are plans to issue a fatwa against it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110428/divorce-text-message-tajikistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tajikistan Asia-Pacific World Religion Thu, 28 Apr 2011 04:53:56 +0000 News Desk 5640763 at http://www.globalpost.com 'The Dictator,' Sacha Baron Cohen spoof, banned in Tajikistan (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/the-dictator-sacha-baron-cohen-banned-tajikistan-video <p><em>The Dictator</em>, which stars Sacha Baron Cohen as extravagant autocrat Admiral General Omar Aladeen, has been refused a license for distribution because it doesn't fit with the Central Asian country's "mentality."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/the-dictator-sacha-baron-cohen-banned-tajikistan-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Tajikistan Entertainment Asia-Pacific Hollyworld Fri, 18 May 2012 15:31:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5704735 at http://www.globalpost.com Tajikistan communication cut for third day after battle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120726/tajikistan-communication-cut-third-day-after-battle Twelve soldiers and 30 rebels were killed in the attempt to apprehend former warlord Tolib Ayombekov.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120726/tajikistan-communication-cut-third-day-after-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tajikistan Asia-Pacific Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:53:41 +0000 Jill Langlois 5713529 at http://www.globalpost.com Tajikistan blocks Facebook, again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121127/tajikistan-facebook-blocked Tajikistan has once more blocked access to Facebook, supposedly after complaints by concerned netizens.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121127/tajikistan-facebook-blocked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Tajikistan Europe Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:32:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5727264 at http://www.globalpost.com