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  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - BOTOȘANI, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Communes and villages in Romania’s Botoşani County are struggling with bureaucracy that officials say is preventing them from accessing European Union funds for water projects.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - NAIROBI, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Kenya’s controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel will proceed as planned, despite calls from the political opposition leader to cancel the project, Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) CEO Malaquen Milgo said on October 14th.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - CHISINAU, Moldova - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Apă-Canal Chisinau, the water utility serving the Moldovan capital, is negotiating with a local commercial bank for funding to modernize and expand the city’s water and sewage infrastructure, according to Apă-Canal Chisinau Manager Veronica Herța.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The government of Zimbabwe fully supports installation of pre-paid water meters, according to Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere.

  • 18 Oct 2016 - 09:31 - SANTIAGO, Chile - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Chile's environmental regulator, SMA, on October 13th announced plans to bring nine charges against Antofagasta Minerals’ Los Pelambres copper mine in the Coquimbo Region for failing to comply with its environmental permit.

  • 17 Oct 2016 - 07:18 - SIMFEROPOL, Crimea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Italian company Brescia is considering building a desalination plant in Crimea.

    Brescia’s owner, Fabio Bosio, told the Yalta International Economic Forum press service on October 16th that his firm was prepared to offer its innovative desalination technology to Crimea.

  • 17 Oct 2016 - 07:18 - SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Water problems in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province are the result of a lack of infrastructure, not a lack of water per se, according to Yamileth Astorga, head of the country's Water and Sewerage Department (AyA).

  • 17 Oct 2016 - 07:18 - MOSUL, Iraq - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Children fleeing the latest wave of fighting around the Iraqi city of Mosul are dying of thirst or being killed by landmines, international humanitarian NGO Save the Children said last week.

  • 17 Oct 2016 - 07:18 - LIMA, Peru - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Peruvian police shot and killed one person on October 15th during clashes with some 200 protesters who were blocking a road near the Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac state.

  • 17 Oct 2016 - 07:18 - CHISINAU, Moldova - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Moldovan Environment Minister Valeriu Munteanu has announced an $11 million USD project to revive the Bâc River, which runs through the country’s capital, Chisinau.

  • 17 Oct 2016 - 07:18 - SEOUL, South Korea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    South Korean media, quoting North Korean defector and activist Kim Yong-hwa is reporting that North Korea has arrested about 20 land ministry officials to hold them accountable for extensive damage

  • 13 Oct 2016 - 09:17 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohamamd (JeM) has encouraged supporters to target water infrastructure in India, in an alarming escalation of tensions related to the Indus Waters Treaty standoff.

  • 13 Oct 2016 - 09:17 - ONEȘTI, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Ongoing legal battles between private water provider SC APA-CANAL SA Onești, the Onești Town Hall and Bacău County have stalled efforts to modernize water infrastructure in the city of Onești.

  • 13 Oct 2016 - 09:17 - SIMFEROPOL, Crimea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Crimean officials this week announced a plan to build a new channel to transfer water to the North Crimean Canal, as part of the effort to ease water shortages.

  • 13 Oct 2016 - 09:17 - SHANGHAI, China - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Fifty-five major Chinese companies "severely exceeded" pollution limits in the second quarter of this year, according to a new report from the country’s Environment Ministry.

  • 13 Oct 2016 - 09:17 - CHANGUINOLA, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Residents of Panama’s Bocas del Toro province protested this week outside the offices of the National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) in Changuinola to protest poor water service over the past two weeks.

  • 13 Oct 2016 - 09:17 - SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Cuba is planning to build five desalination plants, according to Ines Maria Chapman, president of Cuba's National Water Resources Institute (INRH).

  • 12 Oct 2016 - 10:50 - PRETORIA, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    South Africa’s water woes continue, although in a new direction.

  • 12 Oct 2016 - 10:50 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United States think-tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has released a

  • 12 Oct 2016 - 10:50 - NEW DELHI, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    China’s state-owned “Global Times” has suggested that China is ready to join a multilateral cooperation mechanism with India and Bangladesh to share the contentious resources of the Brahmaputra Riv

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