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  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:47 - ERBIL - Local Press Report

    An official from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced new efforts aimed at jumpstarting the local agriculture sector to transform it into a primary source of economic revenue alongside the oil and gas industry.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:53 - GLASGOW - Local Press Report

    A major United Nations climate change summit will take place in Glasgow if a bid to attract the event to the UK is successful, it has been announced.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:55 - YANGON - Local Press Report

    Plans to build dams on the Tanintharyi River would affect about 32,000 people in communities that have never been adequately consulted, according to a report by three Karen civil society groups that calls for a halt to the projects.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:58 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated three major water supply projects during his recent visit to East Azerbaijan province. "There were three border waters projects, first one is Hajjil

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:45 - MUEANG LOPBURI DISTRICT - Local Press Report

    A long-lost temple has reemerged from the watery depths of a dam reservoir in Thailand, drawing in thousands of curious onlookers, tourists, and Buddhist monks.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:51 - NEWARK NJ - Local Press Report

    Water levels on Northern Europe’s key inland waterways, which dropped alarmingly in July as the continent sweated through a record-breaking heatwave, have risen slightly since, but those using river transport are not taking any chances.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:54 - DODOMA - Local Press Report

    The Tanzanian government intends to escalate drinking water projects around the south shore of the Lake Victoria in the coming years, as it progressively abandons the use of groundwater to pump fre

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:57 - KYIV - Local Press Report

    Residents of Russia-occupied Donetsk report on social networks about a mass death of fish in the Kalmius River because of possible water contamination.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:44 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report

    Surin Hospital declared an emergency on Friday, saying it was receiving only 10% of the water it requires to provide normal services, as the province continues to suffer from a severe drought.

  • 13 Aug 2019 - 04:50 - BELGRADE - Local Press Report

    Serbia will invest billions of euros in new homes, energy, transportation and digital infrastructure, President Aleksandar Vicic said on Sunday, as the government seeks to boost economic growth prospects.

  • 12 Aug 2019 - 01:03 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new special report on climate change and land use August 8, part of a series of such examinations authorized by the United Nations designed to assist governments in understanding the effects of climate change and necessary policy decisions.

    The report, prepared by international experts from 52 countries, examines land use and its degradation. The panel identifies increased desertification and emphasizes that climate change is creating additional stress on land use.

  • 12 Aug 2019 - 00:42 - ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved development of the ambitious “Sindh Barrage” on the Indus River.

    Located about 28 miles upstream from the mouth of the river at the Arabian Sea and about 80 miles east of Karachi, the Sindh Barrage was proposed by Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to address water issues in the region.

  • 12 Aug 2019 - 00:55 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Widely reported new findings from the World Resources Institute (WRI) paints a disturbing picture of global water stress and concomitant risks.

  • 11 Aug 2019 - 23:44 - MOSCOW, Russia - OOSKAnews Info

    The government of Russia has approved a relaxation of federal law on protection of underground water resources not associated with hydrocarbon extraction.

  • 7 Aug 2019 - 14:04 - EDINBURGH - Local Press Report

    The new £150m hospital for children in Edinburgh may have to be "ripped down" amid safety concerns, a senior trade union official has warned.

  • 7 Aug 2019 - 14:06 - Jakarta - Local Press Report

    From building floating cities and towering sea walls to erecting snow cannons in Antarctica to help replenish melting polar ice, scientists and urban planners have proposed all sorts of schemes to

  • 7 Aug 2019 - 14:09 - OAHU HI - Local Press Report

    Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could be bracing for another dangerous eruption after a pond of water was discovered inside its summit crater.

  • 7 Aug 2019 - 14:11 - CANBERRA - Local Press Report

    The consumer watchdog will probe agricultural water use and trade amid growing concerns in regional communities about the influence of speculators and brokers in the complex market.

  • 7 Aug 2019 - 14:12 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    British beverage giant, Diageo, is investing £180 million in renewables across its African sites in a move to make its breweries as carbon and water efficient as possible.

  • 7 Aug 2019 - 14:05 - MUSCAT - Local Press Report

    Oman is set to invest $7 billion in the next 20 years – averaging $381 million per year - to develop wastewater treatment plants and extend sewage network lines across the country.

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