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  1. Survivors of Ethnic Massacre in India Face Humanitarian Crisis

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALIPURDUAR, India Survivors of last month’s ethnic massacre in India’s northeastern Assam state are facing a new humanitarian crisis due to insufficient food and safe drinking water in the makeshift refugee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2015 - 10:17

  2. Crimea Turns to Kokkozka River to Supply Sevastopol

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Crimean authorities are planning to divert water from the Kokkozka River to fill the Chernorechenskoye Reservoir, which provides the city of Sevastopol with drinking water, Sevastopol Mayor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2015 - 10:17

  3. Santacruz Silver Reports Tailings Spill at Mexican Mine

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VANCOUVER, BC, Canada Canadian miner Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. has reported that a pipeline at its Rosario mine in San Luis Potosi ruptured over the weekend, causing water and tailings material to spill ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2015 - 10:17

  4. Uruguayan Capital Calls for $100 Million for Flood Control

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay Municipal officials in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, last week called on the government to invest $100 million USD for flood control. They cited the need for measures to be taken at the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2015 - 10:17

  5. Zimbabwean Capital to Initiate Three-Day Water Shutdown

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, will initiate a three-day water shutdown next week while the municipality overhauls waterworks. Rehabilitation of the Morton Jaffray water plant, which is being ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/06/2015 - 10:17

  6. Tanzanian Opposition Accuses Government of Derailing Water Projects

    6 Jan 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania As acute water shortages continue in Dar es Salaam, opposition politicians are accusing the government of deliberately derailing key water projects in order to use them as political ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2015 - 11:16

  7. Chile's Supreme Court Denies Barrick Gold Appeal Over Pascua-Lama Sanctions

    5 Jan 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Canada-based mining firm Barrick Gold announced last week that Chile’s Supreme Court had declined to hear its appeal of a lower court ruling, which had imposed sanctions on the massive Pascua ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/05/2015 - 10:44

  8. Water Resources Very Scarce in Northern Chile

    5 Jan 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Fresh Fruit Portal The current state of the water resources in the IV (Coquimbo) Region in northern Chile is “critical” and “in very scare supply”, according to a report by the country’s Center for the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:21

  9. El Nino Causing Drought in Colombia

    5 Jan 2015- 10:20 by Local Press Report BOGOTA EFE The El Niño weather phenomenon is developing in Colombia, where it is causing a drought, Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies Institute, or IDEAM, weather forecasting and alerts director ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:20

  10. Albania's Hydropower Production Increased in 2014

    5 Jan 2015- 10:19 by Local Press Report TIRANA Global Times Production of electricity from small and medium-sized private hydropower plants increased by almost a quarter in 2014, compared with 2013, Albanian Daily News reported Monday. Private plants ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:19

  11. Caspian Sea Levels Pose Problems for Iran's Lake Urmia Revival

    5 Jan 2015- 10:18 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Mehr News The head of National Research Center of Caspian Sea has said fluctuations in Caspian Sea level have posed new challenges in transferring water to Iran’s central deserts and saving Lake Urmia as well ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:18

  12. Low Oil Prices Won't Stop Development in Kuwait

    5 Jan 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Zawya The plunge in oil prices in the past six months won't affect Kuwait's economic development projects and the governmenht will continue to support capital expenditure in the economy, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:18

  13. Sri Lanka to Provide Flood Compensation to Farmers

    5 Jan 2015- 10:16 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Colombo Page The Sri Lankan government has decided to pay compensation to the farmers for their crops damaged by the inclement weather in the fast few weeks. The Agriculture Ministry has decided to pay ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:17

  14. Korea, Thailand to Discuss Stalled Flood Management Projects

    5 Jan 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand South Korean Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Seo Seung-hwan traveled to Thailand this weekend to discuss possible infrastructure projects in the country, particularly those ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/05/2015 - 10:21

  15. Nepal Scraps Hydropower Projects

    5 Jan 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU eKantipur Amid controversy over the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority’s (CIAA) direction to scrap licences of hydropower projects, the Ministry of Energy (MoE) is doing what the anti-graft ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:15

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