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  • 24 Feb 2019- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands A new "International Military Council on Climate and Security" (IMCSS) aims to drive communications and policy in support of actions on the security implications of a changing climate. IMCSS was announced at the
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 22 Jul 2016- 09:53 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE The Times Chemical plants are becoming a “target of choice” for terrorists who may also try to contaminate water supplies or infiltrate nuclear sites, according to Europe’s law enforcement agency. Conflict Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has announced it will again turn to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague to resolve its dispute with India over sharing the Indus River’s waters. Pakistani Minister of Defense, Water and Power Khawaja
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 9 Jun 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Latin America Herald Tribune Bolivia plans to file a counter-suit against Chile at the International Court of Justice, or ICJ, over the alleged theft and illegal use of the Silala River, President Evo Morales said Tuesday. Conflict Legislation
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica The Costa Rican government announced this week that it would seek over $6 million USD in compensation from Nicaragua for environmental damages and other costs associated with the 2010 dredging of a disputed wetlands area. Costa Rican
  • 7 Apr 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report LA PAZ Prensa Latina The National coordinator for Change (Conalcam) backed today the government decision to go to the International Court of Justice in The Hague to bring a suit against Chile for the illegal use of the Silala spring waters. The Bolivian
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Tensions have increased along the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan over the past week, with each side restricting border crossings and the Kyrgyz government accusing its neighbor of building up its military presence at
  • 16 Oct 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report TASHKENT World Bulletin Uzbek President Islam Karimov said Thursday that full-scale war could begin in Central Asia if Kyrgyzstan does not stop building new water-power plants under Russian patronage. Access Climate Conflict Corporate Risk Ecosystems Energy
  • 3 Aug 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week reiterated the country’s opposition to the $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Dam project on the Vakhsh River, a tributary of Amu Darya, in neighboring Tajikistan. “On July 22nd,
  • 15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Disputes over shared water resources are exacerbating problems among Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a new report by NGO the International Crisis Group. The report, “ Water Pressures in Central Asia,” published
  • 27 Aug 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan India and Pakistan this week held a third round of talks on disputed issues under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. The two sides were unable to reach any kind of resolution, but Pakistani officials were optimistic that the next round of