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2008-08-29 21:00:25

DUSHANBE. Aug 29 (Interfax) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has thanked those who expressed understanding for the stance of Russia that defended its citizens and all civilians in the zone of the Georgian - South Ossetian conflict. "The recent developments in the Caucasus and Russia's measures to restore peace" were one of the subjects raised at the meeting with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, Medvedev said at a press conference following the meeting on Friday. "I want to repeat that in...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 29 August: The presidents of Russia and Tajikistan, Dmitriy Medvedev and Emomali Rahmon, signed a joint statement of the heads of the states on the results of talks held today. Five other documents were also signed in the presence of the leaders. In particular, an intergovernmental agreement on the mutual protection of rights to the results of intellectual work which are used and gained in the course of bilateral military and...

2008-08-28 06:01:04

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged setting up a single energy market within the Shanghai bloc. Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Dushanbe on 28 August, President Nazarbayev said: "Projects to set up a single energy market and a common transport corridor of the SCO could be an example of the global approach to defining forms and mechanisms of cooperation. The existing system of pipelines in the SCO space, which links Russia, Central Asian countries and...

2008-08-27 21:00:36

DUSHANBE. Aug 27 (Interfax) - Tajikistan and China have signed 13 bilateral agreements resulting from Chinese leader Hu Jintao's visit to Tajikistan. "China is a great friend of Tajikistan and Chairman Hu's visit took place in a traditional atmosphere of mutual understanding and openness. The parties expressed common viewpoints on regional and international issues," Tajik President Emomali Rahmon told a press conference which summed the results of the visit up in Dushanbe. "Our cooperation...

2008-08-27 12:01:19

Text of report by state-owned Tajik Television First Channel on 27 August This afternoon all heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization [SCO] member countries arrived in Dushanbe to attend a regular summit of this international and authoritative organization. Tajik President Emomali Rahmon held talks with Uzbek President Islom Karimov in a state residence. The meeting discussed the current state of and prospects for cooperation between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan within the Shanghai...

2008-08-27 12:01:18

Text of report by Tajik president's website on 27 August Tajik President Emomali Rahmon also held talks with Afghan President Hamed Karzai today. The meeting discussed the issues of implementing a number of documents on cooperation between the two friendly and neighbouring countries, and events of regional importance. They stressed the importance of joint projects in such fields like transport and communications, power engineering, including the construction of motorways, railways and...

2008-08-27 09:01:20

Text of report by state-owned Tajik Television First Channel on 27 August Issues of current and future cooperation between the two friendly neighbouring countries as part of bilateral relations as well as within international regional organizations were discussed at official discussion with the participation of large delegations. The parties expressed satisfaction with a high level and tangible results of relations between the two countries' defence bodies as well as with the growing...

2008-08-27 06:00:44

Text of report by Tajik president's website on 27 August Tajik President Emomali Rahmon's statement for the media. Dear representatives of the media, an official visit by the head of friendly People's Republic of China, a big friend of Tajikistan, Hu Jintao, is a milestone in the new history of relations of good- neighbourliness between the two nations. The dialogue which was held in the spirit of mutual understanding, which is traditional for us, once again demonstrated commonality of...

2008-08-26 09:01:12

Text of report by privately-owned Tajik news agency Asia-Plus website Dushanbe, 26 August: In the run-up to the summit of the heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states, a board meeting of the organization's business council opened in Dushanbe today. Participants in the meeting discuss issues of energy and food security, development of tourism and agricultural problems. A delegation headed by the chairman of the Tajik group at the SCO's business council and the...

2008-08-26 09:01:12

Roundup: China, Tajikistan enjoy friendly cooperation, seeking common prosperity DUSHANBE, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- "China was the first country outside the former Soviet Union region I travelled to for a visit as head of state in March 1993," Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon recalled in a recent interview with Chinese news media. In January last year, Rakhmon said, he also chose China as the first country to visit two months after being reelected as president. The aforesaid facts had...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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