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  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared strikes and initiated protests against US
  • 17 Jul 2019- 12:23 by Local Press Report MASHAD National Council of Resistance of Iran On Sunday, July 14, 2019, the residents of Hemat Abad, located in the suburbs of the 3rd district of Mashhad, northeast Iran, protested over the shortage of potable water and its low quality, which has led to
  • 16 Jul 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine Eastern Ukraine utility Voda Donbasa (VD) has informed the WASH Cluster in the country of two incidents of violence which affected the beleaguered Donetsk Filter Station (DFS) over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday July 13-14. There
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued by the United Nations
  • 10 Jul 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info MONTREAL, Canada The International Secretariat for Water, in partnership with the Geneva Water Hub and the World Youth Parliament for Water, has released a call for submissions for the Youth for Water and Peace Platform. The Platform, which is a part of the Blue
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The battle against cholera in Yemen is far from over, the Save the Children charity has warned: the first six months of 2019 have already seen more suspected cases than the whole of 2018, including 203,000 children under 15. At least
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine An escalation in fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for 3.2 million people, including 500,000 children, as well as the safety of workers risking their lives to repair damaged infrastructure,
  • 26 Jun 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty. The June 25 report points out that climate change will affect people
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report SANA'A The Daily Star Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia Wednesday, which the Arab coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties. The Houthis, who threatened last month to
  • 23 Jun 2019- 11:16 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM The Times of Israel Just as Israel’s relations with the Palestinian Authority seem to be sinking lower and US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” is deepening the rift, it looks like the greatest sewage hazard between the Mediterranean
  • 23 Jun 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Dipolmacy Talks" audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was
  • 19 Jun 2019- 14:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Dr Danilo Turk, Chair of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace (GHPLP) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” audio interview. The Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A new  report from US think-tank  the Oakland Institute, “How They Tricked Us: Living With The Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia" calls for urgent action to correct the negative impacts on the
  • 24 Jun 2019- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The annual Global Peace Index produced by Australia's Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) suggests that climate change will impose a threat of conflict to many countries in the next 10 years. For the first time, the index has
  • 23 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The leaders of Kyryzstan and China have discussed projects with a social significance along with  common platform of resistance against “terrorism, extremism, and separatism”. Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbai Jeenbekov welcomed his

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