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  • 12 Oct 2016 - 10:50 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.

  • 11 Oct 2016 - 08:24 - SANA'A, Yemen - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The World Heath Organization (WHO) has confirmed 11 cases of cholera in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen.

  • 11 Oct 2016 - 07:13 - MAISI, Cuba - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Cuba’s Ministry of Health has implemented strict epidemiological monitoring on the eastern part of the island in order to prevent disease outbreaks in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, officials said this week.

  • 11 Oct 2016 - 07:13 - SIMFEROPOL, Crimea - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology Sergey Donskoy has instructed Crimean authorities to tighten water consumption restrictions, saying “water is now the weight of gold” on the peninsula.

  • 11 Oct 2016 - 07:13 - BUCHAREST, Romania - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Romanian Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu announced last week that his ministry is again considering abandoning the $1.34 billion USD Tarniţa-Lăpuşteşti hydropower plant and replacing it with several small, pumped-storage hydropower plants at locations throughout the country.

  • 11 Oct 2016 - 07:13 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Reports that a company owned by Zimbabwean Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo was involved in the project to install pre-paid water meters in Harare has raised concerns about corruption in the project tender.

  • 11 Oct 2016 - 07:13 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Recent heavy rains in Panama’s Chiriqui province have affected operations at seven water treatment plants, partially cutting off supply to more than 50,000 people, according to Joubert De Puy, regional director of the National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN).

  • 10 Oct 2016 - 08:26 - MINSK, Belarus - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced last week that it will step in and pay electricity bills to prevent water cut-offs that could affect 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region.

  • 10 Oct 2016 - 08:26 - BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Kyrgyz security forces last week “eliminated” a group of suspected “terrorists” who had seized the Orto-Tokoy water reservoir on the Chu River in north-central Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn province.

  • 10 Oct 2016 - 08:26 - BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Residents of the town of Jáchal, in Argentina’s San Juan province, stepped up protests last week after Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold announced it was resuming operations at the nearby Veladero mine.

  • 10 Oct 2016 - 08:26 - WINDHOEK, Namibia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Residents of the Namibian capital, Windhoek, will still face water restrictions even though municipal authorities are moving forward with a project to tap the Windhoek Aquifer, city spokesman Joshua Amukugo said last week.

  • 10 Oct 2016 - 08:26 - FUKUSHIMA, Japan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    As much as 32 liters of radioactive water leaked from a storage tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant last week, but the leak is now contained, the Tokyo Electric Power Company said on October 6th.

  • 7 Oct 2016 - 11:46 - BANGALORE, India - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Tamil Nadu Ministers met on 7th October with state governor

  • 7 Oct 2016 - 11:46 - NEW YORK, NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Antonio Guterres, former head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been confirmed as the next UN Secretary General by the UN Security Council.

  • 7 Oct 2016 - 11:46 - HANOI, Vietnam - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Vietnam’s Government Office Chairman Mai Tien Dung spoke at a press conference in Hanoi this week about the latest wave of fish deaths to hit the country.

  • 7 Oct 2016 - 11:46 - PANAMA CITY, Panama - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Panama’s National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems (IDAAN) this week opened envelopes containing bids for the study, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the Jose "Pepe" Fier

  • 7 Oct 2016 - 11:46 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The President of the World Water Council (WWC) on October 7th welcomed the imminent implementation of COP21 and reminded treaty parties of the importance of water in the global climate discussion.

  • 7 Oct 2016 - 09:23 - KYIV, Ukraine - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Eighty restoration projects will be carried out in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions by the end of the year, according to the Ukrainian Ministry for the Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons.

  • 6 Oct 2016 - 09:34 - STRASBOURG, France - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas emission

  • 6 Oct 2016 - 08:21 - TOKYO, Japan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, has asked the Japanese government to help it avoid bankruptcy due to the escalating costs of the clean-up at the crippled facility.


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