‘Ilya’s house is on the move!’ | A dam broke in the city of Ruza, leaving buildings FLOATING around

A dam wreckage in the Russian city of Ruza near Moscow resulted in not just a ‘flood’ – whole houses were carried away by the stream. After the rain, a dam broke and the river formed a new channel right through the city. The streets simply disappeared, its inhabitants barely managed to escape from the … Read more ‘Ilya’s house is on the move!’ | A dam broke in the city of Ruza, leaving buildings FLOATING around

Xin’anjiang dam discharges water after 9 years

The increasingly severe weather situation has prompted authorities to discharge water from various dams and reservoirs across China. Xin’anjiang dam in eastern China, for instance, has opened its floodgates to discharge water as the water levels reached a meter above the peak warning level. The last time it discharged its water reservoir was nine years … Read more Xin’anjiang dam discharges water after 9 years

Opinion: Ethiopia’s Nobel Prize-Winning PM Abiy Ahmed Can’t Rest on His Laurels

It’s not a good look on a Nobel Peace laureate. As protests raged in Ethiopia’s most populous region over the killing of a pop star, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered an internet blackout, preventing the rest of his country — and the wider world — from getting a complete picture of what was going on … Read more Opinion: Ethiopia’s Nobel Prize-Winning PM Abiy Ahmed Can’t Rest on His Laurels

Trump Boat Parade Draws Thousands on Lake Murray in South Carolina

Thousands attended a boat parade in support of US President Donald Trump on Sunday, July 5, on Lake Murray in South Carolina, local media reported. Many boats in the flotilla had American flags and Trump 2020 memorabilia, visible in this footage shared by Logan Watson. The parade started at Dreher Island Bridge and continued past … Read more Trump Boat Parade Draws Thousands on Lake Murray in South Carolina

Three Gorges Dam opens three discharging outlets to ease flood control pressure

The Yangtze River flooded for the first time this year on July 2. At the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei Province, the flood’s inflow rate reached 50,000 cubic meters of water per second. As a result, the dam opened three flood discharging outlets to ease the flood’s impact on the river’s lower reaches. Since June … Read more Three Gorges Dam opens three discharging outlets to ease flood control pressure

Egypt, Ethiopia discuss Nile dam dispute at UN Security Council

Egypt has told the United Nations it faces an existential threat, from a hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River. Ethiopia is expected to start filling the Grand Renaissance Dam with water next month. But at a virtual meeting of the Security Council, Egypt warned of conflict if the UN does … Read more Egypt, Ethiopia discuss Nile dam dispute at UN Security Council

Three Gorges Dam discharges water

The Three Gorges Dam located in central China’s Yichang City discharged water on Monday. The move aimed at reducing the reservoir’s water level from 147.51 meters days ago down to a safe level of 145 meters, following days of heavy rain. #ThreeGorgesDam Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more Three Gorges Dam discharges water

What’s behind the dispute over Africa’s largest dam project? | Inside Story

For thousands of years, the Nile has been the backbone of civilisations and a source of conflict. The latest dispute is over the the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam project in Africa. Ethiopia’s government says its $4 billion project on the Blue Nile will provide power to its more than 100 million … Read more What’s behind the dispute over Africa’s largest dam project? | Inside Story

Ethiopia on track to fill controversial dam, despite dispute with Egypt, Sudan

Ethiopia said Saturday it was on track to begin filling a controversial mega-dam on the Blue Nile River within weeks but vowed to try resolving its dispute with downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe … Read more Ethiopia on track to fill controversial dam, despite dispute with Egypt, Sudan

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree on Nile dam deal

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree on a Nile dam deal within two or three weeks Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on … Read more Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to agree on Nile dam deal

Nile dam dispute : “the use of water is unfair and a huge historical injustice”

« The Nile is existential for many countries, not just Egypt, but also Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Nile accounts for more than 70% of the water ressources in the country. When we talk about developing the Nile, we are talking about insuring basic necessities within the country. The Nile is existential to Ethiopia as it is to … Read more Nile dam dispute : “the use of water is unfair and a huge historical injustice”

Tension on the Nile: Could Egypt and Ethiopia really go to war over water?

Egypt calls it an “existential threat”. As of next month, Ethiopia says it’s going to start filling Africa’s largest dam. How fast? Too fast, for Cairo and Khartoum, which both depend on the water of the Nile. Can the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) be resolved peacefully or could it spiral out … Read more Tension on the Nile: Could Egypt and Ethiopia really go to war over water?

Nile dam dispute: Ethiopians urge their government not to make compromises

#Nil #water #dam « Today in 2020 there are different realities, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is facing a hard time in #Ethiopia and in #Egypt there is a lot of distress because of problems in the region, coming from Libya or Gaza. Both countries are cornered because of domestic and foreign policy priorities. That is having … Read more Nile dam dispute: Ethiopians urge their government not to make compromises

Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks

Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s call for the United Nations to resolve a dispute over a controversial dam on the Nile River. Cairo has asked the UN Security Council for a “fair and balanced solution”. Most of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is complete, but there are still several issues delaying the project. Al Jazeera’s Um … Read more Egypt calls on UN to intervene after impasse in Nile dam talks

Russian Emperor enters Derby picture after Hampton Court Stakes win | Royal Ascot 2020

Russian Emperor finished with a rattle to claim a last-gasp success in a thrilling renewal of the Hampton Court Stakes at Royal Ascot. Moore said: “He is a lovely horse that is straightforward and has a great attitude. He has got a very good attitude and his dam was exceptional in Australia. I think he … Read more Russian Emperor enters Derby picture after Hampton Court Stakes win | Royal Ascot 2020