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  • 15 Feb 2017 - 10:30 - LANCASTER, PA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community.

  • 6 Feb 2017 - 10:26 - CORVALLIS, OR, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community.

  • 3 Feb 2017 - 09:45 - HANOI, Vietnam - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Vietnam has announced moves to ensure water resource security amid climate change.

  • 3 Feb 2017 - 09:45 - AVDIIVKA, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the United Na

  • 3 Feb 2017 - 09:45 - BEIRUT, Lebanon - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeline.

  • 2 Feb 2017 - 11:59 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The latest issue of “Development Advocate Pakistan”, a United Nations Development Program report, describes water associated problems as among the key challenges faced by the country.

  • 31 Jan 2017 - 13:01 - AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    UN-Water, a coagulation of United Nations agencies, has declared that World Water Day (22nd March, 2017) is “all about wastewater, and how we should be reducing and reusing it rather than letting i

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by participants in different parts of the international water community.

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - WASHINGTON, DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Afghanistani provincial governors have accused the government of Iran of conspiring with Afghan Taliban leadership to target Afghan water projects.

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - BANGKOK, Thailand - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A Thai government ministry has announced plans to levy a fee for wastewater treatment from visiting tourists to help fund new treatment facilities.

  • 30 Jan 2017 - 15:23 - DAMASCUS, Syria - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Syrian army has regained control of the Ain el-Fijeh spring and pumping facility under a deal struck with rebel forces involving an agreement for withdrawal.

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - Bangkok, Thailand - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Thailand Prime Minister General Pravut Chan-o-cha has urged government agencies to reduce their water usage 10 percent.

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - Washington, DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United States President Donald J. Trump has, among other assets, a “luxury” bottled water product. The President’s nominee for administrator of the United States Environmental Agency (USEPA), Scott Pruitt, facing a confirmation hearing last week with US lawmakers, was confronted during the hearing with a bottle of Trump Water.

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - New York, NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Jan 23rd called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, noting that they have not received regular humani

  • 25 Jan 2017 - 11:43 - New York, NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Banco Safra SA has filed a class action in New York against BHP Billiton and Vale, joint-venture partners in Samarco, the iron ore mine responsible for Brazil’s worst ever environmental disaster.

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:20 - KATHMANDU - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Himalayan Times reports that the Nepal government has proposed to construct a 100 m hig

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:20 - ASTANA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    As a finalist in

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:18 - BANGKOK - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Bangkok Post report

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:31 - DAMASCUS - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Press TV reports that the United Nations has warned that water shortage poses a serious threat to children in the Syrian capital of Damascus as a consequence of the recent cuts by the Damascus Water Authority. “There is a major concern about the risk of waterborne diseases among children,” the spokesman for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Christophe Boulierac, said on Friday. (PressTV)

  • 16 Jan 2017 - 04:17 - CHENNAI - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Indian Express reports that on December 9, the ap

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