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  • 3 Apr 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week announced a series of measures aimed at improving the organization and helping it to better meet the needs of its clients. Included in these measures is a $100 billion USD increase in lending
  • First in a series “Conversations With Water Leaders” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with Singapore International Water Week.
  • 17 Jan 2012- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Maria Otero urged more research and data sharing on Himalayan glacier melt during a forum last week.  The Forum on Himalayan Glacier Melt:
  • 1 Mar 2011- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Water scarcity in Central and South Asia, particularly Afghanistan and Pakistan, is “fueling dangerous tensions” that could affect regional stability and US foreign policy in the region, according to a new report released on
  • 2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Haiti on January 30, where she discussed earthquake recovery, the cholera epidemic and the November presidential elections. After all her meetings, the Secretary announced that
  • 5 May 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, Mexico, MEXICO CITY Al Jazeera (Qatar) Two human rights activists were killed last week when a paramilitary group attacked an aid convoy carrying food and water to a blockaded breakaway region in southern Mexico's Oaxaca state. At least