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  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz security forces last week “eliminated” a group of suspected “terrorists” who had seized the Orto-Tokoy water reservoir on the Chu River in north-central Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn province. The operation was part of the Rubezh 2016
  • 23 Jun 2016- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHAN THIẾT, Vietnam A food processing facility in Vietnam’s Binh Thuan is being blamed for the deaths of nearly 4,000 farm-raised fish this week, after it was found releasing wastewater into the ocean without a permit. The fish deaths were first
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Tensions have increased along the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over the past week, with each side restricting border crossings and the Kyrgyz government accusing its neighbor of building up its military presence at
  • 11 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A skirmish broke out along the Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan border, after Uzbek soldiers tried to stop Kyrgyz citizens from dismantling a water pipeline. Tass news agency this week quoted Kyrgyz border guards as saying, "an incident
  • 1 Sep 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan has inaugurated the new Bash-Kara Suu water pumping station in the northwestern part of the Orto-Alyshsk Valley, near the settlements of Bash-Kara Suu and Dzhal. The project has been in the works since Soviet times. Now
  • 11 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The recent skirmishes on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have ended following negotiations between the two sides in Isfara, according to Kyrgyz government officials. The officials said the road leading to a Kyrgyz
  • 30 Mar 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s water reserves are now at 2.5 billion cubic meters, putting the country at risk of drinking water and irrigation deficits, Tashtanbay Sartov, deputy rector of education at the Kyrgyz State Technical University, told a
  • 16 Mar 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan may receive only 300 million cubic meters of water from upstream Kyrgyzstan this year-- only a fraction of the 6 to 7 billion cubic meters it had been receiving-- due to the very low levels in the Toktogul Reservoir,
  • 12 Mar 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan is wasting large amounts of money every year to fight diseases linked to drinking unsafe water, while failing to address the root problem of poor water quality, according to Ednan Karabayev, a former foreign affairs
  • 17 Feb 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s energy situation, already complicated by the recent failure of a transformer unit at the Toktogul Hydropower Plant, could get worse due to declining water levels in the Toktogul Reservoir, according to the country’s
  • 16 Dec 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Dastan Sarygulov, a Kyrgyz businessman and politician who currently heads think tank Nur, said it is not drought, but excessive withdrawals that are to blame for the low water levels in the country’s Toktogul Reservoir on the Naryn
  • 23 Oct 2014- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The number of people in Kyrgyzstan who have access to clean drinking water has dropped in recent years because of the breakdown of outdated water supply systems, the Parliament’s Committee on Agrarian Policy, Water Resources,
  • 23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A member of the Kyrgyz Parliament has questioned the official reasons given for the low level of water in the Toktogul Reservoir. The lack of water in the reservoir, which is located on the Naryn River, has been blamed on the fact
  • 15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Disputes over shared water resources are exacerbating problems among Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a new report by NGO the International Crisis Group. The report, “ Water Pressures in Central Asia,” published

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