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  • 21 Mar 2019- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release
  • 21 Mar 2019- 09:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Events in Washington and New York in this week of "World Water Day", bring thought-leaders together to examine the intersection of water, peace and conflict, an area of growing interest and concern in geopolitical
  • 18 Mar 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report CAIRO Kuwait News Agency Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmad Abul Gheit said Saturday the phenomenon of water shortage became a source of social and economic instability in some Arab countries. The manifestations of this problem have been clearly seen
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused widespread starvation. Attacks by the Saudi
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Eurasianet The site where the clashes have broken out have seen regular outbreaks of violence over the years. Disagreements have stemmed out of a failure to coordinate shared use of basic resources, such as irrigation water from rivers running
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The National The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned on the side
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The conflict pitting Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), which has developed a Sh1.6 billion hydro-power project on Gura River, and Tetu Aberdare Water and Sanitation Company Limited (Teawasco) has been going on for a while. Teawasco
  • 13 Mar 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has released a monthly Bulletin which covers
  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India An Indian government Minister said this week that the country had stopped more than a half-a-million acre-feet of water of three eastern rivers, the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej, from flowing into Pakistan. India's move is not in breach
  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERN, Switzerland The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) Global Program Water (GPW) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have partnered to develop a Blue Peace Index and a supporting research program to promote the idea of the
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BASRA Rudaw Water pollution continues to threaten the lives of residents of the Iraqi province of Basra. Ahmed Hilal, an environmental activist, described the situation as “an actual ecological disaster” in areas of Basra. “Many citizens have been poisoned.
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Middle East Monitor Israeli forces and the Israeli Civil Administration cut the water supply to 2,600 of Palestinians living in communities in Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank, yesterday. Israeli forces also cut off
  • 6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report WARRENTON VA CNN Climate change is already triggering devastating weather events across the planet, including prolonged droughts, flash floods and wildfires. Parts of Africa and the Middle East are experiencing erratic harvests, heavy storms and the worst
  • 6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times The Water Ministry and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Tuesday signed an agreement and a memorandum of understanding to rehabilitate the infrastructure in refugee-hosting communities. The $25-million project aims at
  • 5 Mar 2019- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States Senate has confirmed Donald Trump nominee and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), which has oversight of the nation’s

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