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  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by TWD Staff CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the River
  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's capital Santiago is facing an alarming water deficit, fuelled by climate change, that will worsen in the next decades, according to a new report. Challenged by increasing demand for potable water and decreasing resources the
  • 30 Jul 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report KYIV Ukrinform Anton Korinevych, the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, has stated that the refusal to supply water to the occupied Crimea is a right stance and it will not change in the near future.
  • 30 Jul 2019- 06:49 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Mehr News Austria has made €100 million of investments for implementation of drip irrigation besides water and wastewater projects in Iran. In a meeting with the governor of Semnan, in the capital of Northern Iranian province of Semnan, the Austrian
  • 30 Jul 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today Egypt’s annual share of the Nile water decreased by 5 billion cubic meters in 2019, and a state of emergency was announced nationwide, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation stated on Saturday. The Nile flow has been affected by the
  • 28 Jul 2019- 09:20 by TWD Staff MUMBAI, India Niranjana Menon, Research Analyst with international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the
  • 28 Jul 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The day after having been sworn in, new US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced the establishment of a task force to address drinking water contaminated by toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS (per- and poly
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:02 by TWD Staff OXFORD, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is once again in a drought that appears to be a new norm in the region, with more than 15 million people in need of urgent assistance in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The region, which hasn’t fully recovered from a drought in
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:07 by TWD Staff GENEVA, Switzerland Describing the linkage between water challenges and climate change, a new UN Water Policy Brief calls for increased investment in improved hydrological data, institutions and governance, education and capacity development, risk assessment and
  • 26 Jul 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Yahoo News A drought in more than a dozen provinces in Thailand has stoked worries over supply, with the Meteorological Department reporting rainfall in the main rice-growing regions was the lowest in 10 years. "The drought situation is
  • 26 Jul 2019- 11:04 by Local Press Report BAGDHAD Eurasia Review While Iraq enjoys some waiver from the US-led sactions on Iran projects (such as electric power), the negative impact that sanctions on Iran have on Iraq’s water resources remains underexplored. US pressure has reinforced the
  • 26 Jul 2019- 11:05 by Local Press Report HEBRON IMEMC NEWS Israeli forces invaded Khirbet Umm al-Khair in Masafer Yatta, near Hebron in the southern West Bank Thursday, and destroyed dozens of olive trees, water irrigation systems and four water wells used by Palestinian Bedouin farmers. This comes
  • 25 Jul 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report ADELAIDE SA 7 News South Australia will push for an "independent umpire" to be appointed to ensure states and the Commonwealth deliver what has been promised under the Murray-Darling Basin plan. Premier Steven Marshall says a key concern under the
  • 24 Jul 2019- 08:35 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Prime Minster Prayut Chan-o-cha will be asked to approve seven urgent measures to deal with the looming water scarcity in 20 northern and northeastern provinces. The solutions, part of the national anti-drought scheme prepared by the
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking