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 August 15, 2003 


Features: People and events of interest

 

Convenience or Conspiracy?: Outlandish claims circulate regarding proposed ID cards


When the idea of introducing an identity card in Armenia was raised last year, nobody expected that the suggestion would be controversial.

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Labor of Love: Land and Culture Organization offers working vacations

Since 1989, the Land and Culture Organization has been uniting willing workers with worthwhile projects, giving Diaspora volunteers a summer of memories in the Motherland.

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Patriot Games: Sports teams gather for competition on home soil


Just a few hours remain before the torch is lit at the ancient pagan temple of Garni to symbolize the beginning of the Third PanArmenian Games.

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Karabakh Ceasefire Under Strain: Upsurge in shooting incidents worries negotiators

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Convenience or Conspiracy?: Outlandish claims circulate regarding proposed ID cards

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Identity Crisis: Government alters ID card plan to placate Church

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Hey Europe and UK! Stop complaining!

While the UK broke temperature records with 38 C (100.4 F), Summer in the City was a hotter tune in Yerevan. The Opera House thermometer registered as high as 48 (118.4).

On August 10, temperatures in high elevations were said to have reached 55 (131). The Ministry of Healthcare advised residents to eat more fruit and easily digestible foods.

By Friday, things had "cooled down" to 30 (86).

 

 





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