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  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report AMMAN Arab Today Jordan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed on Monday an agreement to support water ventures in the hosting areas of the Syrian refugees with total cost of 25 million dollars. Conflict Development Aid Investment
  • 21 Dec 2015- 08:52 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), on Friday, announced that it is providing a loan of up to US$ 14 million to the Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) to carry out an urgently needed upgrade of the sewerage
  • 21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Negotiations among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project are at an “important crossroads,” Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said last week. He said the dam presented a major challenge for the three countries’
  • 18 Dec 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Karachi residents took to the streets again this week to protest water and electricity shortages throughout the city. The protesters chanted anti-government slogans and blocked streets, causing traffic jam on a number of roads, local
  • 18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thai authorities this week confirmed that they were implementing water management plans, as the volume of water in the country’s major dams has dropped to levels lower than the same time last year. The plans limit the area of land
  • 18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Problems between the foreign consultancy firms charged with carrying out studies on the impacts of Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam are to blame for the lack of progress in negotiations on the project, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam project could be reached during talks later this month, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said this week. "I cannot tell whether I am
  • 17 Dec 2015- 09:15 by Local Press Report ZHENGZHOU Xinhua Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday met with Afghanistan's CEO Abdullah Abdullah in Zhengzhou, calling for further economic and security cooperation between the two neighbors. China encourages companies to invest in Afghanistan's
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi announced this week that Italy will be sending 450 troops to defend Iraq’s Mosul Dam. The dam, located on the Tigris River in Nineveh Province, was built three decades ago by a German-Italian consortium.
  • 16 Dec 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria A partnership between the European Union and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has provided more than 700,000 people in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo with access to drinking water. Hanaa Singer, UNICEF’s representative in
  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission this week announced more funds to support humanitarian efforts in war-torn Yemen. The $16 million USD in new funding will bring the EC’s total humanitarian support to the country this year to over $57 million
  • 15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Oil exploration activities could have major negative impacts on Lake Malawi, a local environmental group warned this week. The Wildlife Environmental Society of Malawi warned in a new report that Malawi already lacked the capacity to
  • 13 Dec 2015- 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Representatives of 195 nations on December 12th signed an historic agreement aimed at halting global warming. The agreement, signed after an all-night session in the Paris suburb of Le Bourget, was reached one day after the COP21 climate
  • 14 Dec 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Talks among the irrigation and foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project ended on December 12th without an greement on key technical issues. However, the parties agreed to a new round of
  • 11 Dec 2015- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France COP21 negotiators are taking an extra day to finalize a global agreement on climate change. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who is chairing the talks, announced that the deadline for a climate deal would be pushed back to Saturday,

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