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  • 16 Oct 2018- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The Hague, Netherlands World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates have launched a new initiative, the “Global Commission on Adaptation” (GCA) in a
  • 16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report KOBULETI OC Media A court in Georgia has ordered local authorities in Kobuleti to provide water and sewage connections to a Muslim boarding school. The local mayor’s office had argued they could not do so because of ‘objections from neighbours’ leading to
  • 16 Oct 2018- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expanded on his election manifesto pledge to plant 10 billion trees in the country to counter climate change and to “change the weather patterns”. Water levels in Pakistan’s big cities has
  • 15 Oct 2018- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told leaders of states participating in the inaugural Cairo Water Week (CWW) October 14 that water issues should not be politicized. “President Sisi stressed that Egypt strongly believes in cross-border
  • 14 Oct 2018- 12:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MELBOURNE, Australia Residents of Stanley (pop 400) in Australia’s Victoria State have delivered a petition with more than 125,000 signatures to the Australian HQ of Japanese Asahi-Schweppes Beverages asking the brewing and soft-drinks giant to stop
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Guatemala City, Guatemala Former Guatemala Vice President Roxana Baldetti was jailed for 15 years this week for her involvement in an $18 Million USD fraudulent state contract with an Israeli water technology company. A Guatemalan court also sentenced
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune The Supreme Court on Thursday warned that the plants of mineral water companies may be shut down if they fail to pay Rs1 per litre for water extracted from the ground. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan
  • 12 Oct 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to increase water supplies to Iraq according to an October 10 announcement by Iraq parliament speaker Mohammed Al Halbousi. The move comes on the heels of an announcement by Iran’s
  • 12 Oct 2018- 06:41 by Local Press Report PESHAWAR The News Afghan Consul General Professor Mohammad Moeen Marastial has urged the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan to sit and discuss water issues between the two countries to resolve them in line with the international laws. The Afghan consul
  • 9 Oct 2018- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium A hundred Environmental NGOs have launched a new online campaign to encourage Europeans to participate in the European Commission’s public consultation on the EU Water Framework Directive. The European public has until 4 March 2019 to
  • 8 Oct 2018- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INCHEON, South Korea On October 6, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C”. The report   to assess the differences between allowing temperatures to rise towards 2 degrees C above
  • 8 Oct 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report KUCHING Malay Mail Sarawak will be taking Canada as a model in the management and governance of its mega dams and water usage, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today. In a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office, Abang Johari said
  • 7 Oct 2018- 11:03 by Local Press Report PRESTON The Guardian Three environmental activists who became the first people to be jailed for an anti-fracking protest in the UK are to appeal against their sentences amid growing anger over their “excessive and extraordinary” punishments. More than 300
  • 3 Oct 2018- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Brasilia, Brazil Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro announced October 3 that it is preparing for “full curtailment” of operation of the controversial Alunorte refinery in northeastern Brazil. The company’s shares fell 13 percent on the news. Norsk Hydro blamed
  • 2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Tehran Times Pakistan’s leading jurist on international law, Makhdoom Ali Khan, who has been appointed by Pakistan’s supreme court as an ‘amicus curiae’ to assist the court on water-related issues, says Pakistan must consider working on a bilateral

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