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  • 1 Oct 2018- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq Iraq Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al Jafari called on Turkey to cease damming the Tigris river in a September 28 speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Meantime, the number of people admitted to hospital in the city of Basra in southern
  • 30 Sep 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report BASRA Phys.org Sweet Iraqi dates adorn tables in homes across the country, but the fruit tree and national symbol has come under threat from conflict and crippling drought. Iraqi agriculture has been especially hard hit by drought this year, resulting in an
  • 26 Sep 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Abuja, Nigeria A recent cholera outbreak in the northeast of Nigeria has killed nearly 100 people in recent weeks, and recorded cases in the states of Yobe and Borno has exceeded 3,000 as the region continues to grapple with conflict associated with
  • 26 Sep 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, United States In an open letter to UN member governments, more than 57 faith leaders from across the globe have challenged UN member governments about the exclusion of 40.5 million internally displaced people from the new Global Compact on
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:50 by Local Press Report KYIV 112 International On September 23, in the area of Avdiivka, mercenaries attacked technical crews fixing the local water pipeline. The militants used grenade launchers, small arms and heavy machineguns. Workers of 'Voda Donbasa' company were
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:49 by Local Press Report KABUL Pajhwok Afghan News President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday emphasized on a national dialogue over water management in Afghanistan and said comprehensive measures would be taken to reduce the country’s drought over the next six months. Ghani termed the
  • 25 Sep 2018- 07:47 by Local Press Report AL-SUWAYDA Sputnik News Syrian government troops are on course to mopping up the last of the entrenched Daesh militants in Al-Suwayda Governorate, as they have encircled the northwestern Idlib Governorate, the last remaining stronghold of militant and terror
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Think Progress The No. 2 official at the Department of the Interior canceled plans to speak at a water industry forum in Colorado after department ethics officials concluded his appearance at the event could raise conflicts-of-interest concerns
  • 12 Sep 2018- 10:02 by Local Press Report NEW YORK EurekAlert Science News Governments tend to focus on social and economic growth after a war ends, while environmental protections fall by the wayside. In their paper, Daniel Ruiz-Carrascal of Columbia University's International Research
  • 12 Sep 2018- 10:01 by Local Press Report TOBRUK The Libya Observer An official at the desalination plant in Tobruk said that they had to reduce the amount of daily production of water to the half because of the lack of necessary chemical materials needed for operating the plant, noting that the
  • 12 Sep 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, SWITZERLAND New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to the United Nations’ annual “ State of Food Security and Nutrition in
  • 11 Sep 2018- 11:50 by Local Press Report GENEVA Reuters A total of 275,000 people have been displaced by drought in western Afghanistan- 52,000 more than the number uprooted by conflict this year- with over two million threatened by the effects of water shortages, the United Nations said.
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States An investigative report has accused Harvard University’s endowment fund of using an opaque corporate structure to acquire control of farmland across five continents during the past 10 years. This mmonth's report by two non
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq The International Committee of the Red Cross said September 11 that drinking water could soon run even lower in the southern Iraq city of Basra. The main Wafa al-Qaed water treatment plant on the northern edge of Basra has been out of action
  • 11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report RAIPUR The Hitavada In a bid to minimise man and elephant conflict and enrich flora and fauna in Surajpur Forest Division of Chhattisgarh, at least 12 earthen check dams have been constructed inside the forests within two years. “Water body is the most

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