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  • 14 Aug 2019- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat KYIV, Ukraine Efforts by leadership of the Russia-occupied Crimea region of Ukraine to access waters of the Dnieper River have been met with short shrift by the government of Ukraine. Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers Georgy Muradov said
  • 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
  • 15 Jan 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Three water workers in Donetsk, Ukraine, were injured by gunfire January 10, bringing the total to eleven in the past nine months. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani condemned the attack on workers of
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The speaker of Ethiopia’s parliament Abadula Gemeda has assured an Egyptian official of Addis Ababa’s positive intentions in negotiations related to the Grand Renaissance Dam. The comments, first reported by state-owned Egyptian media, were
  • 11 Jul 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Daily News Egypt Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel will support Ethiopia to develop its water resources by enhancing its agriculture systems. During his brief speech in front of the Ethiopian parliament, Netanyahu said:
  • 11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ongoing shelling in the Horlivka region of eastern Ukraine has seriously damaged water infrastructure, impacting more than 2 million people in both Ukrainian government-controlled and breakaway areas, the International Committee of the Red
  • 17 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MINSK, Belarus Security, water supply, and railway issues were the main topics addressed during the latest round of subgroup-level talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, involving representatives of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in
  • 1 Jun 2016- 08:23 by Local Press Report KYIV Interfax Ukraine The Supreme Court of Ukraine has argued that the formation of the National Commission for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation by the Ukrainian president is unconstitutional. The court filed relevant application to the
  • 9 May 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Tripartite National Committee, comprising experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, met in Addis Ababa last week to discuss the technical studies to be carried out on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project. The studies,
  • 14 Apr 2016- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The European Union and the German government this week announced that they are providing a long-term concessional loan to municipal water utility Chernivtsivodokanal for a project to renovate the drinking water system in Chernivtsi,
  • 14 Apr 2016- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Worsening violence in eastern Ukraine has left many people living close to the front line of the conflict dependent on humanitarian aid, relief group the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said this week. "Many people in
  • 4 Apr 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Crimea’s agricultural land could become a “desert” if steps are not taken to change agricultural practices, according to Mikhail Apostol, former Ukrainian parliament member and adviser to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. “How will the
  • 18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has requested more details on Ethiopia’s newly announced plans to build another 2,000-megawatt hydropower dam. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told his country's parliament last week that the "the launch of
  • 4 Mar 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The conflict in eastern Ukraine is still severely impacting the daily life of civilians, especially those in areas controlled by armed separatist groups, according to a report released this week by the Office of the United Nations

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