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 August 29, 2003 


News: Issues of importance in the country and region

 

Family Matters: Changes proposed for Law on Adoption and fake pregnancy

A paragraph in Armenia's Law on Adoption allows an adopting mother to "imitate" pregnancy.

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Free Speech Debate: Government official defends jail term for libel


A senior government official expressed on Wednesday his strong opposition to the idea of decriminalizing libel offenses in Armenia which is advocated by local media watchdogs and international organizations.

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Death over Life: Inmates Prefer execution over terminal sentence


Armenia's decision to outlaw capital punishment is being seen as a fate worse than death by dozens of prisoners currently awaiting execution in Armenian prisons.

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Business Exchange: Exhibit highlights Indian-Armenian commercial possibilities


India, already active in Armenia with a $100 million gold-mining enterprise, is looking to expand its business associations here and held a one-day exhibit this week to encourage trade between the nations.

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Free Speech Debate: Government official defends jail term for libel

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Death over Life: Inmates Prefer execution over terminal sentence

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The Week in seven days

 

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There She Is . . .

Lusineh Tovmasyan was crowned Miss Armenia 2003 at the annual beauty pageant in Yerevan on Tuesday.

 

 





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