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  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report SKHIRAT Morocco World News Speaking at the opening of the African Water Association conference in Skhirat, the General Director of the Moroccan Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE), Ali Fassi Fihri, noted that this African Water Summit, one of the
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Sputnik News Daesh terrorist group militants again blocked access for Syrian Aleppo residents to drinking water from the Al-Khafsa water treatment facility, the province's governor, Hussein Diyab, said Wednesday. Access Conflict Disasters Food
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Falling water levels in Lake Turkana due to development of dams in Ethiopia are threatening food supplies in a part of Kenya where drought is already causing hunger, the non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch warned on Tuesday.
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report ATLANTA, GA Silicon Cyber security researchers at Georgia Tech University have created a new form of ransomware that can take over the controls of simulated water treatment plant, highlighting the vulnerabilities than can be found in industrial control
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Times of India In the hottest-ever year of 2016, a team of top climatologists began research in the Indian Himalayas, one of the coldest regions in the world, believing it won't remain the same. Their aim was to map permafrost, the ground that
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report SAN ANTONIO, TX KSAT 12 News The United States’ relations with Mexico continues to sour as President Donald Trump pushes back on issues like immigration. However, for places like Texas, water also remains a point of contention for the two countries. &quot
  • 13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report KOLKATA The New Indian Express Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has refused to be party to any India-Bangladesh water treaty that is likely to adversely affect West Bengal’s interests. Access Reputational Risk Scarcity Transnational Issues Kolkata Asia India
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Nation India has not fulfilled its portion of responsibilities under the Indus Waters Treaty, Pakistan Foreign Advisor C said yesterday, amidst the Pakistan concerns over construction of new dams by the eastern neighbour. Last week, Prime
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Forbes Water has always been a major cause of wars and border conflicts in the Central Asian region. Modern history of the region has been fueled with various ethnic and territorial clashes. Apparently, the main catalysts behind conflicts have
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian After almost three decades of civil war, Sri Lanka has the daunting task of nurturing cohesion in its multi-faith and multi-ethnic community while also addressing the increasing impacts of climate change. Local researchers, however,
  • 6 Feb 2017- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The government of Vietnam has announced moves to ensure water resource security amid climate change. The country’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has “promulgated an action plan with the aim of promoting cooperation,
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AVDIIVKA, Ukraine Intense fighting in the Ukraine town of Avdiivka on 29th and 30th January disabled electricity and water, including the Donetsk Filtration Station and a backup reservoir, according to the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF). The
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeline. "After coalition air strikes, the
  • 3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD NewsX On Wednesday, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) released a new, “Develop­ment Advocate Pakistan”. Last week, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva and raised the Indus