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 October 31, 2003 


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Water Alert: Sewage in drinking water provokes emergency response to prevent disease


The torrential downpour that marked the arrival of the fall in Yerevan last week caused unexpected health danger to thousands of the city's residents.

Rain streams damaged the shabby pipes of drinking water and sewage with the result that on Sunday morning the residents of Arabkir and part of the Kentron (Center) communities of Yerevan received a blend of sewage and drinking water in their apartments.


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Naghdalyan Murder: Sargysan claims he was blackmailed into paying money


Armen Sargsyan, brother of the murdered Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, was called to testify this week over his alleged involvement in the killing of the head of Armenian Public Television.

Sargsyan, who is accused of ordering the murder of Tigran Naghdalyan for $75,000, declined to make a statement directly but instead asked the court to play a video recording of his interrogation during preliminary investigations when he was arrested in March.


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Taking the Pulse: Reformed elite is tasked with improving medical services in Armenia's regions


When three years ago the grade of chief specialist in Armenia's healthcare service was abolished by order of the former Minister of Health and 80 chief specialists dismissed, few thought that there would be a continuation of that story.


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Hye Profile: India's Ambassador seeks to win hearts and investment in Armenia

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Naghdalyan Murder: Sargysan claims he was blackmailed into paying money

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Pause for Thought: Political reflections on a Parliamentary crime

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This week Armenia was commemorating the fourth anniversary of October 27 terroristic act in Armenian parliament and paying tribute to its victims. Among others Stepan Demirchyan visited the cemetery and laid flowers on the grave of his father, late speaker of National Assembly Karen Demirchyan.

 

 





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