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  • 14 Aug 2018 - 09:53 - TRIPOLI, Libya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Libya's government announced August 13 that another of its water supply department sites had been targeted by a terrorist attack, with no casualties on this occasion.

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 10:21 - BISMARCK ND - Local Press Report

    Over the past decade, the biggest in a series of oil booms has transformed North Dakota, reinvigorating an economy that was largely known for its agricultural output.

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 10:19 - SAN FRANCISCO CA - Local Press Report

    A terminally ill man has been awarded $289 million in the first cancer-related trial against agricultural giant Monsanto.

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 10:17 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    The Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Saturday said that about 80,000 cusecs water will go waste to sea in next few days due to lack of water conservation system in the country.

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 10:41 - SYDNEY, Australia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    As of August 9, the entire Australian state of New South Wales was officially in drought, sparking fears of a food shortage.

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 09:57 - SHENYANG, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    More than 1 million hectares of crops have been affected and about 11,000 residents face a shortage of drinking water in China's Liaoning Province, according to the provincial flood control and dro

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 09:21 - KABUL, Afghanistan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources.

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 09:40 - MUNSTER, Germany - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Authorities in the German city of Munster have been pumping 3.5 million liters of water into Lake Aasee every hour in an effort to save remaining fish stock after more than 20 tons of fish were fou

  • 13 Aug 2018 - 08:05 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad this week ramped-up tensions with Singapore over the longstanding treaty between the countries that governs water transfer and pricing.

    In recent weeks, Mahathir has criticized the price of raw water sold to Singapore as “ridiculous” and said he planned to renegotiate the pact’s terms, however in a June 25 statement, a Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) spokesman said the 1962 treaty was guaranteed by both governments in the Separation Agreement, which was registered with the United Nations when Singapore broke away from Malaysia in 1965.

    But in an Associated Press interview August 13 Mahathir indicated Malaysia’s intention to raise the price of water exported to Singapore by “more than ten times” as a way to alleviate his country’s national debt, saying that the agreement between the countries should be adjusted “to reflect increases in the cost of living”.

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:25 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Of all the things that were obliterated when Hurricane Maria crunched into Puerto Rico in September last year, trust may end up being the hardest to repair.

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:24 - KOCHI - Local Press Report

    In the wake of heavy rainfall in the catchment area of Idukki dam, all five shutters of the Cheruthony dam were opened for the first time in 40 years to release more water in the backdrop of heavy

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:23 - NEBBI - Local Press Report

    A disgruntled Ugandan politician has reacted to a successive resounding defeat in a recent parliamentary by-election by stopping all development projects he had initiated in the area.

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:22 - BERN - Local Press Report

    A prolonged European heat wave and Switzerland’s worst drought in nearly a century have prompted the Swiss government to airlift water to cows in remote pastures in the Jura mountains and Alpine fo

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:21 - WINDHOEK - Local Press Report

    The City of Windhoek once again announced a water crisis and is restricting hair saloons, car washes and construction sites from using too much water and has now moved from Category B, which means

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:20 - KRASNODAR - Local Press Report

    Southern Russia has become the latest region to install card-operated water pumps to cut down on water waste.

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:18 - SYUNAI SALE - Local Press Report

    A resident of Yamal settlement Syunai Sale has written an emotional message about the problem with the fish: "The Yamal and Nadym districts have become impoverished!

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:17 - URUCUI - Local Press Report

    According to a recent study undertaken by Inacio Pereira Lima, a master's student in Women's Health at the Federal University of Piaui's (UFPI) Center of Health and Sciences, 83.4 percent of the br

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:15 - PRESTON - Local Press Report

    The Water Bank follows an appeal by the National Farmers' Union to the Environment Agency (EA) at last week’s Agricultural Drought Summit for more flexibility in the abstraction licensing system.

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:26 - DHAKA - Local Press Report

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is going to give a $100 million grant in the first phase for development of basic infrastructure and service for the Rohingyas living in refugee camps in Cox's Baza

  • 12 Aug 2018 - 09:58 - BUCHAREST - Local Press Report

    The Romanian city of Constanta will open tenders for the modernization of water infrastructure and for related services, using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and D

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