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“Evil Is A Make-Believe Concept”: American Couple Is Murdered By ISIS While Cycling Through Tajikistan

Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan quit their jobs in Washington, D.C. to experience the world in their late 20s. Austin wrote on the trip how he had found great decency everywhere they had gone. He wrote: “Evil is a make-believe concept we’ve invented to deal with the complexities of fellow humans ho

JONATHANTURLEY.ORG - 2018-08-17 04:01:23

American Couple Believing 'Evil Is A Make-Believe Concept' Bike Through Territory Near Afghan Border. ISIS Stabs Them To Death.

A young American couple who took a year-long bike trip around the world, believing that evil was a make-believe concept, took a fatal route in Tajikistan near the Afghan border, where alleged ISIS terrorists stabbed them to death. Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan, 29, quit their jobs last year in ord

DAILYWIRE.COM - 2018-08-16 14:24:00

Bleeding-Heart Liberals Bike Through Tajikistan to Prove "Evil Is a Make-Believe Concept" -- Are Stabbed Dead By ISIS

The couple, Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan, were posting about their adventures online. Jay wrote that “evil is a make-believe concept” in one of his last posts. The couple wanted to share their openheartedness with all of the people they met on their journey.

THE GATEWAY PUNDIT - 2018-08-16 15:36:31

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Tajikistan

AKIPRESS.COM- President of India Ram Nath Kovind will pay official visit to Tajikistan, the Tajik foreign ministry said.The visit is scheduled for August 20-22 though no details of the upcoming visit were provided.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-08-16 11:23:00

Tech firms say A.I. can transform healthcare as we know it. Doctors think they should slow down

Just two days ago, DeepMind, an AI (artificial intelligence) firm owned by Google, said it had lent its technology to London's Moorfields Eye Hospital for groundbreaking research intodetecting eye diseases. It was used to scan and identify more than 50 ophthalmological conditions. DeepMind's machine

CNBC - 2018-08-17 05:33:00

Three climbers_ two crew die in Tajikistan helicopter crash

Three Russian climbers and two Tajik crew members have died in a helicopter ‘hard landing' in Tajikistan's remote mountainous region, emergency services said Monday. Twelv... ...

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Americans Killed by ISIS on World 'Kindness' Tour

Bikes from a cycling tour in Tajikistan (Illustrative Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Martin-DK/https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode)The Americans killed by ISIS in Tajikstan in an attack byISISat the end of last month were on a world tour to prove that “humans are kind.”“You read the p

CLARIONPROJECT.ORG - 2018-08-16 09:56:49

Tashkent to host meeting of Council of Entrepreneurs of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

A Tajik business delegation includes more than 250 top-managers and representatives of companies dealing with production of aluminum, textiles, food products, leather goods, clothes and shoes, jewelry, as well as handicraftsmen, Asia Plus reports.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 15:50:00

Tajikistan temporarily closes border checkpoint with Afghanistan

“Despite the intensification of Taliban activities in Afghan provinces bordering Tajikistan, the situation along the Tajik-Afghan border remains stable,” Ulughkhojayev said. “The situation along the Tajik-Afghan border is under control and we aware of what is going on that side of the border."

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 15:22:00

Were The American Cyclists Killed In Tajikistan Naive For Traveling There?

The Islamic State asserted responsibility for the attack, although Tajik authorities are pointing the finger at a banned political party, the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan. Whoever is responsible, the attack was the first terrorist assault against Western tourists in Tajikistan.

INHOMELANDSECURITY.COM - 2018-08-15 13:48:38

Head of the EU Delegation to Tajikistan completes diplomatic mission in Dushanbe

AKIPRESS.COM- Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin received August 14 Head of the EU Delegation Ambassador Hidajet Biscevic on the occasion of completion of his diplomatic mission in Tajikistan.Muhriddin thanked Biscevic for his fruitful mission and contribution to the development of bilatera

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 12:03:00

Risky business: A case study of PRC investment in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK (TCA) — China is increasing its economic presence in Central Asia, with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan being particularly dependent on Chinese loans and infrastructure investment. We are republishing this article on the issue, written by Danny Anderson, originally published byThe Jamestown Founda

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-08-15 11:48:00

Afghan rock band struggles to hit right note in Iran

In this July 20, 2018 photo, members of the rock band Arikayn, Afghan musicians Hakim Ebrahimi, center, and Soraya Hosseini, right, play with Kourosh Ghasemi, an Iranian drummer, at a furniture workshop in... more

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-08-17 06:43:08

Tajikistan lets activists' families reunite, but human rights crisis continues — HRW

"Even though the government’s actions were very late in coming, it has acted correctly in allowing ordinary Tajik citizens to leave the country," the U.S.-based international rights group said on August 14.


ADB to provide over $300 million to Tajikistan in 2019–2021

DUSHANBE (TCA) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Mr. Wencai Zhang on August 13 met with the Prime Minister of Tajikistan Mr. Kohir Rasulzoda, First Deputy Prime Minister and ADB Governor Mr. Davlatali Said, Economic Development and Trade Minister and ADB Alternate Governor Mr. Nematullo


Meeting with the Ambassador_ Head of the Representative of the European Union to the Republic of Tajikistan

On August 14, 2018 theMinister of Foreign Affairsof theRepublic of TajikistanSirojiddin Muhriddin receivedHeadof theRepresentativeof theEuropean Unionto the Republic of Tajikistan,AmbassadorHidajet Biš hevi on the occasion of completion of his diplomatic mission inTajikistan.


ADB to provide over $300 million to Tajikistan to rehabilitate roads, support energy sector reforms and infrastructure improvements

AKIPRESS.COM- Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President Mr. Wencai Zhang on 13 August met with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Kohir Rasulzoda, First Deputy Prime Minister and ADB Governor Mr. Davlatali Said, Economic Development and Trade Minister and ADB Alternate Governor M


A Couple Biking The World On A "Humans Are Kind" Adventire Killed By ISIS Militants

"By and large, humans are kind. Self-interested sometimes, myopic sometimes, but kind. Generous and wonderful and kind," the couple wrote in their joint blog before the attack.

ALLTHATSINTERESTING.COM - 2018-08-16 19:20:59

Tajikistan to raise salaries, pensions, benefits since Sept 1

AKIPRESS.COM- President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon today signed the order on raise of salaries, stipends, benefits, pensions, the president’s press service said.


Tajikistan, Uzbekistan to consider risks of outburst of mountain lakes

AKIPRESS.COM- First Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan Abdulla Kuldashev will attend the joint meeting of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense of Tajikistan on August 14-15.The sides will consider priority areas of coope