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 July 18 , 2003 


News: Issues of importance in the country and region

 

Dialing Up Debt: Phone "acquaintance" service proves that talk isn't cheap

A new telemarketing scheme in Armenia has prompted minors to go to the phones and their parents to go to court.

Three months ago ads began appearing on local television, inviting viewers to dial a local number to meet friends, have their fortunes told and play quiz games.

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Prevention and Treatment: International agency joins Armenia's fight against AIDS


OGlobal Fund, an international organization created last year, has awarded a $3.2 million grant to Armenia toward prevention of AIDS. (The full name is Global Fund Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, but the grant to Armenia is specifically for AIDS.)

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Consolidated Governing: Newly finished government building puts seven ministries in one place


A building that had been half-built since Soviet times has recently been finished and seven ministries of the government will be moving their offices there.

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Prevention and Treatment: International agency joins Armenia's fight against AIDS

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Consolidated Governing: Newly finished government building puts seven ministries in one place

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First Family Times Two: Elder son of President has wedding suited for a commoner

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Chillin'

In a village near Tsakhkadzor an Armenian burro finds shelter from the Armenian summer.

 

 





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