ArmeniaNow.com - Independent Journalism From Today's Armenia
 May 9, 2003 


News: Issues of importance in the country and region

Water Damage: Village disease outbreak linked to contaminated reservoir

 

Water Damage: Village disease outbreak linked to contaminated reservoir


Some 200 residents of the village of Fantan, about 40 kilometers north of Yerevan have become ill from a disease transmitted by drinking water. Six are in serious condition and are being treated in infectious hospitals in Yerevan and Charentsavan.

Full story

Starting Over: Tree planting project aimed at undoing destruction

Starting Over: Tree planting project aimed at undoing destruction


To the music of Armenian traditional instruments, 70-year old Boris Ghahramyan raised a young seedling in his hands and new life began in the Lori Mountains to the sound of the zurna and dhol on May 2.

Full story

Shiny Show: Gold, diamond, precious gems on display in weekend exhibit

Shiny Show: Gold, diamond, precious gems on display in weekend exhibit


Yesterday (May 8) the sixth international jewelry exhibition "Goldsmith-2003" was opened in the State Conference Hall, with President Robert Kocharyan on hand to cut a ribbon to open the four-day event.

Full story

Place of Honor: "Mother" watches over her people on Victory Day and all others

Place of Honor: "Mother" watches over her people on Victory Day and all others


On a hill overlooking Yerevan, "Mother Armenia" statue stands to symbolize peace through strength. Under her cautious gaze thousands passed today to commemorate Armenia's war dead.

Full story


  Inside
 

Water Damage: Village disease outbreak linked to contaminated reservoir

Full story

 
 
 
 

Starting Over: Tree planting project aimed at undoing destruction

Full story

 
 
 
 

Place of Honor: "Mother" watches over her people on Victory Day and all others

Full story

 




  Photos of the week
  Click here to enlarge.
Click on the photo above to enlarge.
Click here to enlarge.
Click on the photo above to enlarge.
 
 
 
 

Day of Remembrance

May 9 is Victory Day, when Armenia remembers its war veterans with ceremonies that include laying carnations and standing in formation near the Eternal Flame above Yerevan.

 

 





Copyright ArmeniaNow.com 2002-2017. All rights reserved.

The contents of this website cannot be copied, either wholly or partially, reproduced, transferred, loaded, published or distributed in any way without the prior written consent of ArmeniaNow.com.