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 August 15, 2003 


The Military Prosecutor is calling for an investigation by the Ministry of Defense.

The Price of Privilege?: Soldiers murders may be connected to payoffs and the common system of surviving the Armenian Army


The murders of three soldiers in Vanadzor last week may be linked to bribery and payment for privilege among conscripts.

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Reading, Writing and Reduction: Plan for fewer schools meant to improve learning conditions


When classes begin in September, there'll be fewer elementary schools, but better conditions for pupil, according to a plan to improve the education system in Armenia.

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


You know you are flying with Armenians, when the woman in the seat next to you takes lavash and a cucumber from her purse to complement her in-flight meal.


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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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Sports: UEFA Cup hopes slip for Shirak; Banants hangs on


Shirak and Banants football clubs began participation in UEFA Cup competition yesterday (August 14).

The first round was a (0-4) crush for Shirak, but ended in a draw for Banants.

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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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