Amu Darya

Search results

Displaying 1 - 10 of 49

  1. Aral Sea Almost Completely Dry: NASA

    30 Sep 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Central Asia's Aral Sea-- once the world's fourth-largest inland lake-- is now almost completely dried up, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:46

  2. Russia Wants to Use Water Projects as Platforms for Cooperation in Central Asia

    1 Jul 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia is interested in seeing water projects in Central Asia used as “platforms” for regional cooperation, not as “wedges” that broaden gaps between the positions of upstream and downstream coun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2014 - 10:36

  3. "Water Wars" a Growing Problem in Central Asia

    18 Jun 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Silk Road Reporters After emerging from the implosion of the USSR more than two decades ago, the Central Asian basin has had more than its fair share of problems, including hyperinflation, stalled politica ...

    Local Press Report - 06/18/2014 - 10:14

  4. Central Asian Countries Assess Impacts of Rogun Hydropower Project

    Experts from throughout Central Asia gathered in Almaty, Kazakhstan last week to discuss the findings of impact assessment studies for Tajikistan’s proposed Rogun Hydropower Project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/18/2013 - 09:11

  5. Uzbekistan Stops Gas Supplies to Tajikistan Over Tensions About Rogun Dam

    Uzbekistan this week cut gas supplies to its neighbor, Tajikistan, amid end-of-year contract negotiations and increasing tensions over Tajkistan’s plans to construct a large hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River, according to a spokesperson from Tajiktransga ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2013 - 10:25

  6. Central Asian Stakeholders to Discuss Roghun Hydropower Plant Next Month

    Central Asian officials, NGOs and multilateral financing institutions will discuss Tajikistan’s massive and controversial Roghun hydropower project at the Second Meeting of Stakeholders and Civil Society on November 7. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/22/2012 - 09:34

  7. Uzbek President Recruits Kazakhs and Turkmens Against Russians, Tajiks and Kyrgs?

    Uzbek President Islam Karimov is trying to create an anti-Russian, anti-Tajik and anti-Kyrgyz water and energy coalition in the region, a prominent Uzbek online analyst and commentator claimed following Karimov’s visit to Turkmenistan at the beginning of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  8. Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Call for "Conscious" Water Use

    25 Sep 2012- 08:46 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengri News Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have asked their neighbors to consciously use common water resources, Tengrinews.kz. “The talks covered establishment of a mechanism of joint use of water-energy resourc ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2012 - 10:01

  9. Putin Signs Kyrgyzstan Dam Agreements, Extends Military Presence, Writes Off Half a Billion USD Debt

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered support to Kyrgyzstan in its conflict with downstream Uzbekistan over distribution of water resources in Central Asia. Almost $500 million USD in debt will be excused in exchange for a package of deals that wil ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  10. Kyrgyz Parliament Discusses Possible Water Wars Over Dams

    Kyrgyzstan's Parliament on September 17 discussed the possibility of water wars in Central Asia and the country’s willingness to get involved in possible conflicts. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  11. Water to Cause Further Tensions in Central Asia

    13 Sep 2012- 10:01 by Local Press Report BAKU Turkish Weekly Central Asian countries will not be able to avoid a further deterioration of relations because of the water problem in the region, a Russian expert on the CIS Vladimir Zharikhin believes. " ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2012 - 11:11

  12. Uzbek President Warns of Water Wars in Central Asia

    Uzbek President Islam Karimov warned of possible future water wars in Central Asia and reproached neighboring countries for their plans to dam trans-boundary rivers for hydropower projects. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2012 - 09:58

  13. Turkmenistan Accedes to UN Transboundary Watercourses Convention

    9 Aug 2012- 08:59 by Local Press Report ASGABAT Turkish Weekly The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) welcomed a decision of the Turkmen Parliament to join the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and Inter ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2013 - 16:43

  14. US Military Base in Tajikistan Could Nix Controversial Roghun Dam?

    The controversial Roghun hydroelectric plant in Tajikistan could be shelved after talks with the United States on the possible establishment of a military base in the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2012 - 09:45

  15. Uzbek Official Severely Beaten as Roghun Hydropower Project Fuels Ethnic Tensions With Tajiks

    13 May 2012- 16:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Political tensions between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan over use of shared water resources and other issues may be spilling over into ethnic tensions inside their borders. On May 7, Radio Fre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:16

Pages