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  • 6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel India and Israel this week announced an upgrade in the nations’ relationship to a “strategic partnership”. The new understanding was announced during a highly anticipated visit to Israel this week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Opponents of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project attempted to make their case before the Israeli Knesset’s Science and Technology Committee this week. Critics of the project, who include residents from the project area and
  • 2 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on June 2nd abruptly cancelled a planned trip to the country’s Rivers State to launch the $1 billion USD Niger Delta clean-up project. Local media quoted government sources who confirmed that the
  • 12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. Under the
  • 9 May 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISTANBUL, Turkey Turkey will not face water shortages until 2071, Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu told reporters over the weekend. Eroğlu said the country had “buried [water shortages] in the depths of history,” and Turks “should not fear,
  • 2 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Ogale and Bille communities from Nigeria’s Rivers State are suing oil giant Shell in a London court over contamination in the Niger Delta. They are being represented by British law firm Leigh Day. The first hearing at the
  • 4 Nov 2015- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Oil giant Shell has lied about cleaning up areas of the Niger Delta that have been affected by oil spills, two human rights groups said in a new report issued this week. The report, " Clean it up: Shell's false claims
  • 7 Aug 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Shell must overhaul its clean-up methods and match the Nigerian government’s commitment to address oil pollution in the Niger Delta, international human rights watchdog Amnesty International said this week. The group said in a
  • 9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watchdog Amnesty International and Nigerian NGO the Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) announced this week that oil giant Shell has finally paid out $84 million USD in compensation to
  • 24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Niger has secured $190.39 million USD to fund construction of a 130-mwgawatt earth dyke hydropower dam on the Niger River. The country’s Planning Minister, Amadou Boubacar Cisse, said last week that financiers including the World Bank, the
  • 18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Documents submitted by Shell as part of a UK court case show that the oil giant repeatedly minimized the size and impact of two major oil spills in Bodo, Nigeria, in an attempt to minimize compensation payments, according to human
  • 14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria Nigerian NGO the Social Development Integrated Center (Social Action) this week released a new report that highlights serious shortcomings in the Nigerian government’s response to oil pollution in the Ogoniland region. The report,
  • 23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali Traditional gold mining methods in Mali pose a threat to ongoing construction work at the $140 million USD Kabala water treatment plant near the capital, Bamako. Various stakeholders warned during a national water conference in Bamako on
  • 14 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City over the past six days, which killed 145 people and injured as many as 1,000, have also destroyed vital infrastructure including a major drinking water line, wells and a sewage plant, according to Palestinian
  • 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 countries, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesman

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