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  • 24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukry’s comments, in an interview in
  • 15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on new research findings. The report explains
  • 21 Aug 2019- 12:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan authorities August 19 warned that release of water from an upstream dam may cause flooding in Pakistan’s Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. The Indian-administered part of the majority-Muslim region, known as Jammu and
  • 1 May 2019- 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States After five years of conflict over 3.5 million people in eastern Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection, the United Nations Security Council was told last week.  UN Assistant Secretary-General for
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times The Pakistan Supreme Court on Saturday issued a notice to the Indus Water Commission (IWC) over a petition filed against water theft from River Indus. The petitioner contended that India was stealing water from River Indus, hence route
  • 4 Dec 2018- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered mineral water companies to pay a correct price for groundwater extraction and fix water quality or be shut down. On December 3 Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar gave the companies seven days to comply
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 26 Sep 2018- 06:49 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Pakistan is expected to face acute water shortage in the upcoming Rabi (spring harvest) sowing season as the Indus River System Authority (Irsa) has informed a parliamentary panel that water supply will dip to less than 50% for
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office has said the matter of river waters is as important to it as a jugular vein, but that the country wants to resolve all issues with India through dialog Addressing a weekly news briefing June 7, Foreign
  • 24 May 2017- 10:36 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY National Resources Defense Council Pesticide manufacturers are back in Congress, using misinformation to try to roll back important environmental protections for our lakes, rivers, and streams. Using a combination of imagined hardships and
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States Banco Safra SA has filed a class action in New York against BHP Billiton and Vale, joint-venture partners in Samarco, the iron ore mine responsible for Brazil’s worst ever environmental disaster. Australian media reports that
  • 11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN agencies including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week launched a cholera vaccination campaign in areas of Haiti hit
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A delegation of the Pakistani government met this week with senior officials of the World Bank to discuss reports that India is considering revocation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. In August, Pakistan formally referred disputes

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