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 April 11, 2003 


"To Faithfully Follow . . .": Robert Kocharyan begins second term



"To Faithfully Follow . . .": Robert Kocharyan begins second term


Robert Kocharyan has begun his second term as President of Armenia, following Wednesday's inauguration in the Government Building.

The 48-year old President and his family were escorted to the ceremonies at 1 p.m. and were met by political and religious dignitaries who witnessed the President place his hand on a seventh-century Bible (brought from the Institute of Manuscripts) and take his oath to:

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Outside Eye: A non-Armenian's view of life in his adopted home


I want to tell you who you are.

And where you are, how many you are, and what you had for breakfast this morning. Ok, I made that last one up, but I can answer the other three questions thanks to information about visitors to ArmeniaNow that we get from a tracking service.

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Help and Hope: Mission Armenia reaches out to elderly and refugees

 

Help and Hope: Mission Armenia reaches out to elderly and refugees


Thirty years of loneliness had left Yevgenia Harutyunyan with bitter feelings about a lack of human kindness.

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Tasty TV: Food show has three years of celebrities and cooking

 

Tasty TV: Food show has three years of celebrities and cooking


Sedrak Davidyan came to Armenia 21 years ago expecting to finish study at Yerevan Medical University then return to Allepo.

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At the Edge of Destruction: Lori village lives with 14 years of temporary conditions

 

At the Edge of Destruction: Lori village lives with 14 years of temporary conditions


Hamazasp Yeghiazaryan lives in Saramej, a village with a name that means "among the mountains".

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World View: New television campaign aims at a moral message

 

World View: New television campaign aims at a moral message


A series of public service announcements advocating ideas of love and tolerance toward people, nature and the planet will soon appear on Armenian television.

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Sports Digest: football, chess

 

Sports Digest: football, chess


Football (Premier League)

Karen Muradyan, captain of Armenia's Under-21 team did not return with the team to Armenia following its 0-5 defeat in Spain April 1. Muradyan left the squad to go to the Netherlands. The Armenian Football Federation says it will try to bring Muradyan back to Armenia.

See also: Chess (FIDE rankings)

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  Inside
 

His Name is Armen: Mother still waiting for her son five years after disappearance

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Avoiding SARS: Healthcare workers in Armenia on alert for symptoms of deadly flu

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Back to the Future: University continues Armenian tradition of engineering specialists

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  Photo of the week
  Drawing Criticism
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Drawing Criticism

An exhibition of cartoons has been on display at Moscow Cinema since April 1. It is the first such exhibit in 17 years and not everybody is pleased about whose work was included. Among the aggrieved was this group of young cartoonists whose cartoons were not selected. They rallied outside the cinema Monday, wearing their work.

 




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