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  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:06 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    An ancient palace has emerged from an Iraqi reservoir after water levels dropped precipitously because of a drought.

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:08 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    Megastar-politician Rajinikanth's younger daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth deleted a former tweet and issued a clarification after she found herself in the midst of a social media controversy as a ph

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:11 - BUENAVENTURA - Local Press Report

    A bishop is planning on spraying a Colombian town in holy water in a bid to free it from demonic forces.

  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:02 - CHENNAI - Local Press Report

    Tamil Nadu’s High Court has ordered Chennai Commissioner of Police to permit Arappor Iyakkam, a non-profit charity, to hold protests in the city of Chennai and near Valluvarkottam June 30.

  • 1 Jul 2019 - 05:13 - WARRENTON, VA, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    OOSKAnews will not produce the International Water Weekly this week, marking the US Independence Day holiday. Stories will continue to publish at www.ooskanews.com during the holiday week.

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:06 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights has launched a new report that assesses the impact of climate change on those living in poverty.

    The June 25 report points out that climate change will affect people in poverty disproportionately and will “undo the last 50 years of progress in development, global health, and poverty reduction. It could push more than 120 million more people into poverty by 2030 and will have the most severe impact in poor countries, regions, and the places poor people live and work.”

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:31 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Southern Water faces prosecution by the Environment Agency after Ofwat imposed a record £126m penalty over “shocking” failures at the company’s sewage treatment sites that polluted rivers and beach

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:10 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ahead of the first debate among the Democratic party hopeful candidates for US President, medical and public health groups have called for firm commitments to an agenda to combat climate change.

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 08:17 - SINGAPORE, Singapore - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United Arab Emirates utility Utico FZC has extended its deadline to reach a binding agreement for investment to June 27, two days before the next update on restructuring of troubled Singapore water company Hyflux Ltd is due to be heard by Singapore's High Court.

    More OOSKAnews coverage of Hyflux Limited (100 articles)

  • 26 Jun 2019 - 07:58 - Paris, France - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    European meteorologists June 25 predicted that temperatures across the continent would reach or exceed 40 degrees Centigrade by the end of this week.

  • 25 Jun 2019 - 10:45 - BUFFALO NY - Local Press Report

    A goldfish the size of a small dog has been discovered in a river after it survived being flushed down the toilet by its owner.

  • 25 Jun 2019 - 10:49 - JINAN - Local Press Report

    The water level of Baotu Spring, a famous scenic spot in Jinan, capital of eastern China's Shandong Province, has continued to fall below the warning mark for a week, reaching 27.52 meters on Monda

  • 25 Jun 2019 - 10:50 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    Human waste left by a record number of mountaineers crowding Mount Everest this climbing season threatens to contaminate drinking water for local communities, campaigners have said.

  • 25 Jun 2019 - 10:52 - TEHRAN - Local Press Report

    A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) and Farassan Industrial Group to expedite the wa

  • 25 Jun 2019 - 10:44 - BELGRADE - Local Press Report

    While visiting the construction site on the Belgrade Waterfront development, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic announced on Sunday (June 23rd) that the state would present a big new investment pla

  • 25 Jun 2019 - 10:47 - RAMALLAH - Local Press Report

    The European Union, France and the Palestinian Government launched today a new innovative project linking renewable energies and water infrastructures in the North of Palestine.

  • 24 Jun 2019 - 08:03 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    In an open letter to the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), 38 breweries with operations across the country have registered their opposition to the Agency’s new policy over discharge of pollutants into groundwater.

  • 24 Jun 2019 - 08:10 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of India says that it has begun to design its plan to provide clean drinking water to approximately 14 million households by 2024. The plan is part of the fulfilment of election campaign promises and follows the formation of the Jal Shakti Ministry--a single ministry that is now responsible for all water-related issues in the country,

  • 24 Jun 2019 - 08:22 - OAKLAND CA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new report from US think-tank  the Oakland Institute, “How They Tricked Us: Living With The Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia" calls for urgent action to correct the negative impacts on the communities, many of whom have already suffered forced relocation.

  • 24 Jun 2019 - 08:39 - OAKLAND CA, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A second testing within three months confirms that bottled water sold by US retail giants Whole Foods and Target contains “high levels” of arsenic according to environmental campaign group, Center for Environmental Health (CEH), which conducted the independent testing.

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