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  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report MOSUL BBC News Illness from drinking contaminated water is just the latest affliction affecting civilians in Mosul, months after the Iraqi city was taken over by Islamic State (IS) militants. IS took control of Mosul in June, introducing a strict regime in
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report RAQQA Middle East Eye “Lake Assad,” a man-made body of water in northern Syria, has been renamed “Revolution Lake” on Google Maps. The lake in northern Syria was completed in 1974 under the rule of Hafez al-Assad, father of current President Bashar al-Assad.
  • 17 Dec 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report MALAPARAMBA The Hindu Residents of Pallimalakunnu, a hilly region in Kottuli village, on Monday took out a march to the office of the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) at Malaparamba and gheraoed the officials, including the executive engineer, in protest against
  • 17 Dec 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A “People’s Delegation” from Ethiopia arrived in Cairo on December 16th for talks with Egyptian government officials, religious leaders, journalists and academics. The visit is aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries, whose
  • 16 Dec 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe Water Resources Minister, Savour Kasukuwere has ordered Zinwa to cut off water supplies to non-paying customers claiming they were prioritising trivial issues and wasting money on mobile phone airtime chatting with girlfriends instead of
  • 16 Dec 2014- 10:07 by Local Press Report BAKU Vestnik The Sarsang reservoir has become a source of humanitarian, environmental and man-made disaster, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said today at a meeting with a speaker from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
  • 16 Dec 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report YANGON Macau Daily Times Myanmar’s government calls them signposts of modernity: a string of huge dam projects along the mighty Salween River, one of Asia’s last untamed waterways, needed to meet economic goals and energy demands as the country opens its
  • 16 Dec 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent XALAPA, Mexico Residents of municipalities around the Yuribia Dam on the Tixizapan River in Mexico’s Veracruz state have suspended protests until January, Veracruz legislator Carlos Gabriel Fuentes Urrutia said last week. Earlier this month, protesters
  • 15 Dec 2014- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the outcome agreement of UN-backed COP20 climate talks, which concluded on December 12th in the Peruvian capital, saying it had laid the groundwork for a final agreement, to enter into force by 2020.
  • 15 Dec 2014- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A group of 11 civil society organizations in Mexico-- including Reforestación Extrema, Consejo Cívico de las Instituciones de Nuevo León, Evolución Mexicana, and Vertebra-- are calling for cancellation of the Monterrey VI pipeline
  • 12 Dec 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Water should be the “glue” the holds together climate change mitigation and adaptation policies, but is not getting the attention it deserves in climate discussions, according to John Matthews, Secretariat Coordinator at the Alliance for
  • 12 Dec 2014- 10:54 by Local Press Report MOGADISHU Dalsan Radio Reports from Juungal in Mogadishu's Yaaqshiid District say that this morning at least ten people died after consuming poisoned water from a certain well in the area. One of the area residents by the name Ukash Ahmed Mohamed told
  • 12 Dec 2014- 11:00 by Local Press Report OTTAWA Globe and Mail Lawyers for a group of Ecuadorian villagers will ask the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday to grant their clients access to Canadian courts to enforce a controversial $9.5-billion (U.S.) environmental judgment against Chevron Corp.
  • 12 Dec 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUSAN, South Korea South Korea is interested in participating in major water management projects in Thailand, President Park Geun-hye said during a meeting with Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha in Busan this week. Prayut is in Busan for a
  • 11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania The Tanzanian government is drawing up new measures to protect the country's water sources and catchment areas from human activity. The measures, which will be implemented by local authorities, include evicting people who