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  • The water-sharing dispute gained new urgency last month when Ethiopia announced it is building a huge 5,000-megawatt power project on the Nile, close to the Sudanese border.

    Ethiopia Freezes Nile Water Treaty in Sign of Thaw With Egypt

  • NEW YORK—Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh expressed confidence in reaching a water-sharing agreement with India, after the pact fell through at a summit in Dhaka this month.

    Bangladesh Premier Positive on Teesta Deal

  • Associated Press Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of Bangladesh, said she is confidence her country and India will reach a water-sharing agreement soon.

    Bangladesh Premier Positive on Teesta Deal

  • Working directly and through the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the U.S. should spearhead an initiative to resolve border disputes and reach an accord on water-sharing and cross-border investment within Central Asia.

    China-Russia Competition Opens A Door For America

  • Turkey and Israel were recently on the verge of a major water-sharing agreement.

    How About a Real Flotilla for Peace?

  • While there is an obvious need for water-sharing arrangements, Israel remains a large per capita consumer, due to the lifestyle expectations of its westernized citizens.

    [water] and the middle-east

  • The case involves a 2003 water-sharing agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers that would have allowed Georgia to take far more water from Lanier for drinking water.

    Supreme Court Asks Justice to Weigh In on Cablevision's New DVR

  • Passions about the statue are running at such fever pitch because the two neighbors -- each with a population bigger than England's -- have been embroiled for decades in a confrontation over issues that range from water-sharing to contested borders to their respective tongues 'pedigrees.

    Indian Statue Oversees Fragile Ethnic Peace

  • Several regional water-sharing proposals failed in part because Israel linked them to recognizing the Jewish state.

    Drought and Israeli Policy Threaten West Bank Water Security

  • Military expenditures—percent of GDP: 3.4% (2005 est.) Transnational IssuesDisputes—international: cotton monoculture in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan creates water-sharing difficulties for Amu Darya river states; field demarcation of the boundaries with Kazakhstan commenced in 2005, but Caspian seabed delimitation remains stalled with Azerbaijan, Iran, and Kazakhstan due to Turkmenistan's indecision over how to allocate the sea's waters and seabed

    Turkmenistan

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