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Karabakh Marks 18 Years of Statehood and Democracy on Human Rights Day

As the world marked the 61st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Thursday, The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic commemorated two declarations of its own, celebrating the decision of its people to declare independence in 1991 and a vote by the population in 2006 to approve a new constitution reaffirming democratic statehood.

Another Contest for a New Anthem

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–A new contest will be announced to come up with a new national anthem, announced Armenia’s Culture Minister Hasmig Boghosian during discussion between the cabinet and the National Assembly Wednesday. Last year, a similar contest was held causing much controversy and at the end, due to a lack of quality entries, a presidential decision