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  1. Aral Sea Almost Completely Dry: NASA

    30 Sep 2014- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Central Asia's Aral Sea-- once the world's fourth-largest inland lake-- is now almost completely dried up, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration said this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:46

  2. "Water Wars" a Growing Problem in Central Asia

    18 Jun 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report ASHGABAT Silk Road Reporters After emerging from the implosion of the USSR more than two decades ago, the Central Asian basin has had more than its fair share of problems, including hyperinflation, stalled politica ...

    Local Press Report - 06/18/2014 - 10:14

  3. Uzbekistan Stops Gas Supplies to Tajikistan Over Tensions About Rogun Dam

    Uzbekistan this week cut gas supplies to its neighbor, Tajikistan, amid end-of-year contract negotiations and increasing tensions over Tajkistan’s plans to construct a large hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River, according to a spokesperson from Tajiktransga ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2013 - 10:25

  4. Uzbek President Recruits Kazakhs and Turkmens Against Russians, Tajiks and Kyrgs?

    Uzbek President Islam Karimov is trying to create an anti-Russian, anti-Tajik and anti-Kyrgyz water and energy coalition in the region, a prominent Uzbek online analyst and commentator claimed following Karimov’s visit to Turkmenistan at the beginning of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  5. Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Call for "Conscious" Water Use

    25 Sep 2012- 08:46 by Local Press Report ASTANA Tengri News Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have asked their neighbors to consciously use common water resources, Tengrinews.kz. “The talks covered establishment of a mechanism of joint use of water-energy resourc ...

    Local Press Report - 09/25/2012 - 10:01

  6. Water to Cause Further Tensions in Central Asia

    13 Sep 2012- 10:01 by Local Press Report BAKU Turkish Weekly Central Asian countries will not be able to avoid a further deterioration of relations because of the water problem in the region, a Russian expert on the CIS Vladimir Zharikhin believes. " ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2012 - 11:11

  7. Turkmenistan Accedes to UN Transboundary Watercourses Convention

    9 Aug 2012- 08:59 by Local Press Report ASGABAT Turkish Weekly The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) welcomed a decision of the Turkmen Parliament to join the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and Inter ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2013 - 16:43

  8. US Military Base in Tajikistan Could Nix Controversial Roghun Dam?

    The controversial Roghun hydroelectric plant in Tajikistan could be shelved after talks with the United States on the possible establishment of a military base in the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2012 - 09:45

  9. Central Asia Urged to Include Afghanistan in Water Talks

    17 Apr 2012- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Any major discussions on water issues in Central Asia should include Afghanistan, which supplies more than 8 percent of the region’s water, according to Uzbek water expert Elbek S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  10. Kyrgyzstan Does Not Earn Profits From Its Large Water Reserves

    11 Jan 2012- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan does not earn profits from maintenance of its large freshwater reserves, State Secretary of the Kyrgyz State Committee on Water Management and Land Reclamation Omurbek Abdyrazako ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:32

  11. Central Asia’s Biggest Trans-Boundary Water Challenge in Amu Dary, Syr Darya Basins

    9 Nov 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY The most challenging situation related to management of trans-boundary water resources in Central Asia has emerged in the basins of the Amu Darya and Syr Darya, the largest rivers in the regi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:37

  12. Tajikistan Mulls Sales of Water From Lake Sarez

    12 Oct 2011- 09:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan could earn up to $100 million USD per year selling freshwater from high-altitude Lake Sarez, scientists said at an international conference in Dushanbe in late September.  The c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:53

  13. Tashkent Conference Backs Downstream States

    25 May 2011- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan  The water of trans-boundary rivers in the territory of any state in Central Asia should be used in such a way as not to do harm to other states, according to participants at a regional co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:57

  14. Turkmenistan Builds New Water Reservoirs

    18 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TURKMENISTAN, ASHGABAT Turkmenistan will build new water reservoirs and the capacities of existing ones will be increased this year, the Turkmen Ministry of Water Economy said earlier this month.  Work to incr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:17

  15. Central Asia Studies International Experience

    15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, ALMATY Current problems with water resources management can be resolved only when the interests of all states in the region are taken into consideration, according to Miroslav Jenca, Special Repres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 22:00

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