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 August 8, 2003 


Features: People and events of interest

 

Hope and Housing: Project gives shelter, encouragement to vulnerable families


Recently 21 needy families enjoyed a house warming in the newly constructed Settlement of Hope district on the outskirts of Yerevan.

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Strangling on Dust: Reconstruction is creating bad business on Republic Square


The hot air of August is made thicker by a city being reconstructed. Passersby on any street in the center of Yerevan move as if playing some game: One step, then another, then a leap across a ditch or a hole or a stack of blocks, to land covered in dust.

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Hard Sell: A visit with the market night traders of Echmiadzin


As Gohar Hambardzumyan talks, the cracked skin of her hands catches the attention and provides evidence of the harshness of her work. Sun beams make perfect ornaments of the wrinkles that line her face and the bright blush of her cheeks can not distract from the tiredness in her 38-year-old eyes.

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Clean-up: New center hopes to assist the fight against corruption

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Karabakh/Azerbaijan Relations: Negotiations will continue despite potential political change

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Hope and Housing: Project gives shelter, encouragement to vulnerable families

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The Week in seven days

 

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Dancing Prez

President Robert Kocharyan attended closing ceremonies of the second Pan Armenian Youth gathering "Baze" at Lake Sevan on Wednesday. The Chief of State put away Presidential Pomp in favor of boogieing with the kids.

 

 





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