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 March 28, 2003 


War Study: Armenian students watch and worry over families in Baghdad



War Study: Armenian students watch and worry over families in Baghdad



War in Iraq has had a damaging effect on the studies of at least three students in Armenia who have special reasons to worry about what is happening 500 miles from Yerevan.

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

 

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


This table is so filled, guests must lean back to let more dishes in. And more come, as if Ararat's icy head is a mound of food and spring's thaw has opened a stream that ends in this flat on Halabyan Street.

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Honor for Armenia: Music ensemble wins international award

 

Honor for Armenia: Music ensemble wins international award


The musical group Shoghaken Ensemble has won Best Traditional World Recording from the Association for Independent Music (AFIM) and National Association for Recording Merchandisers (NARM) for its CD "Armenia Anthology".

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Life Cycle: For some, making Armenia home is a back and forth process

 

Life Cycle: For some, making Armenia home is a back and forth process


"I am always ready to talk about my homeland and to stay here, but I don't picture today's homeland like this," says Zhanna Markosyan, 32, as she packs her things and prepares to move to Moscow.

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Day of Learning: AUA invites future students to take a look inside

 

Day of Learning: AUA invites future students to take a look inside


Like most facets of life in Armenia, information about its universities is spread mostly by word of mouth rather than investigation.

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Bringing Smiles in Bronze: The clown with autumn in his heart

 

Bringing Smiles in Bronze: The clown with autumn in his heart


Several circus figures visited the bronze statue of Leonid Yengibaryan set up in front of the circus building in Yerevan on March 15 with flowers to pay tribute to the great clown. That day was the anniversary of his 68th birthday, but he passed away from his audience when he was only 37.

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Sports: Armenia hosts Northern Ireland in Group 6 battle

 

Sports: Armenia hosts Northern Ireland in Group 6 battle


News of the retreat of the Irish has been greatly exaggerated.

Last week ArmeniaNow cited a Russian Internet journal as reporting that Northern Ireland's national football team had cancelled its match with Armenia, due to the war in Iraq.

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  Inside
 

Crackdown or Crime?: Arrests continue to follow Presidential Election

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Disturbing the Dead: Concern grows for fate of Armenian cemeteries in Azerbaijan

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Cybervision: Work of Iraqi-Armenian and American-Armenian meets in the net

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  Photo of the week
  Snowball
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Snowball

At today's Under-21 football match between Armenia and Northern Ireland, played in Abovian, the match had to be delayed for nearly an hour while workers cleared the pitch of snow. When the field was cleared, the home team played to a 2-0 victory.

 




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