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  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:49 by Local Press Report HANOI Vn Express International Days after many Hanoians had their tap water turn smelly, the culprit’s been identified- used oil dumped into a water source. The reason for a burned and pungent smell detected in the tap water in different parts of Hanoi since
  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:47 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe Government on Friday ordered the Harare City Council and other local authorities to abandon all the tenders they had been using to procure water treatment chemicals. In place of the tenders, Local Government Minister July Moyo said,
  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:46 by Local Press Report BELFAST The Irish Times An audacious IRA “dam buster” plan to plunge Belfast into a drought by blowing up a reservoir in the Mourne Mountains during the War of Independence was botched by damp dynamite and a running gun battle, newly disclosed military
  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:44 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government plans to employ women across villages to test water quality to combat rising challenges, amid scarcity of the resource across India. Women in villages across 256 water-scarce districts will
  • 17 Oct 2019- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new online course in International Water Law and Transboundary Aquifers has been developed by the Geneva Water Hub and the Platform for International Water Law of the University of Geneva, and will be available from 21 October to
  • 16 Oct 2019- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary Several hundred politicians, bankers, businessmen, inventors and scientists gathered in Budapest, Hungary, this week to discuss challenges of emerging water crises – issues concerning abundant, scarce and polluted waters – and their
  • 16 Oct 2019- 06:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has said that he will meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Moscow, Russia, in the next step of stop-start negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egyptian state-owned
  • 16 Oct 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The World Health Organization (WHO) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian health situation in northeast Syria, where up to 200,000 people have been displaced as a result of increased military operations since 9 October, and almost
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Protocol meeting.  The London Convention, to
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:30 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Third Pole Sand is a limited resource and the most mined mineral in the world in terms of volume and yet, its presence is taken for granted. As a result of the modernisation and growing urbanisation across South Asia, demand for sand has
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger, Although the number of food
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran and the Netherlands are considering greater cooperation between the two countries in the water and power sectors. Following a Tehran meeting, both Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy for International Affairs Mohammad Ali Farahnakian and
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report DURBAN Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) and GWOPA (the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance) have entered, following a first collaboration for 10 African Water Operator Partnerships (WOP)
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report VILNIUS The Mayor Vilnius Municipality, alongside the Capital City Company Vilnius Heat Networks (VST) are committed to protecting the environment and providing a better service to citizens of the Lithuanian capital, according to local officials. This
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:10 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY United Nations With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming, as the Second Committee (Economic and

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