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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
  • 21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi Arabia initially, with interest in the
  • 17 Aug 2016- 03:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkey so far has provided 19 million cubic meters of freshwater to northern Cyprus through the $553 million USD Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project, according to officials at the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry. The water is being
  • 26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Water transported from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has reached north Nicosia, Mayor Mehmet Harmancı said this week. Harmancı said 90 percent of the city will be supplied with the Turkish water. The goal is to
  • 28 Jun 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FAMAGUSTA, Nicosia Water pumped from Turkey to northern Cyprus has finally started to flow to Famagusta, Turkish Cypriot officials said this week. Local media quoted Turkish Cypriot Agriculture Minister Nazım Çavuşoğlu as saying 7,500 cubic meters of
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Local councils in northern Cyprus are currently deciding whether or not to accept water piped in from Turkey via the Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project at the transitional price of $.78 USD per ton. The Nicosia Turkish Municipality has
  • 2 Jun 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYRTOU, Cyprus The flow of freshwater to parts of northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline from Turkey has been delayed due to technical problems at the Myrtou pumping station. Officials from the Turkish General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ)
  • 5 May 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOMSK, Russia A recent proposal to transfer as much a billion cubic meters of water from Russia’s Altai region to China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has raised concerns among Russian environmentalists and experts. The possibility of selling water
  • 3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey After months of negotiations, the Turkish government and Turkish Cypriot authorities have finally signed an agreement to manage the water transferred from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline. Turkish Cypriot leader Omer
  • 25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Turkish and Turkish Cypriot authorities appear to have reached a resolution in their standoff over management of water transferred from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline. According to local media reports, Ankara agreed
  • 19 Feb 2016- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Management of the water supplied from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline has created friction within the Turkish Cypriot coalition government. Last week, a four-member delegation travelled to Ankara to discuss the issue
  • 10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey A final agreement on managing the project to transfer water from Turkey to parched northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline is “99 percent complete,” Turkish Cypriot officials said this week. Four members of the Turkish Cypriot governing
  • 27 Jan 2016- 11:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICOSIA, Cyprus Management of water transported from Turkey to northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline will be hammered out soon, deputy Turkish Cypriot leader Omer Kalyoncu said this week. Turkish-language newspaper Havadis reported that Turkish
  • 15 Jan 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Not only Greek Cypriots, but other countries, including Israel, could be in line to benefit from water pumped via the Northern Cyprus Water Supply project once Turkish Cypriots’ needs are met, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Tuğrul Türkeş
  • 8 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Water is still not flowing to households in northern Cyprus via an undersea pipeline from Turkey, two months after the project was officially commissioned, according to Turkish Cypriot sources who spoke to daily Hürriyet. The hold-up is