Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Waterways map
Pokemon craze sweeping the country comes to Indian River County
TCPalm - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
Indian River County residents are used to odd-looking creatures crawling ... But recently the county, the state and the world have been overrun by tiny, virtual monsters — the Pokémon. These little creatures were popular during the '90s, originally ...
58 killed, thousands left homeless by floods and landslides in Nepal
Hindustan Times - 7/27/2016 8:11:03 PM
Fourteen of the country’s 75 districts have been hit hardest by the flashfloods ... (AFP) Around 2,000 residents of Jhapa district were displaced and the swollen Mechi river swept away an embankment on the Indian side. Naksalbari, Panitanki and other ...
Flood, landslides triggered by heavy rains kill 54 in Nepal
FOX News - 7/27/2016 8:15:13 AM
Hundreds of people have been displaced after swollen rivers breached their banks and flooded homes ... tents following a set of devastating earthquakes that hit the Himalayan country last year.
In Frank Lloyd Wright Country, Architecture and Apple Pie
New York Times - 7/27/2016 11:14:10 AM
This house would become Fallingwater, perhaps Wright’s most iconic design, and one of 10 structures by him that the United States nominated last year to become Unesco World Heritage sites ... quietly raising some of the country’s finest lamb ...
Kuwait Experiences The Highest Temperature With World Under Heat Waves
Counter Currents - 7/27/2016 7:53:44 AM
The World Meteorological Organization(WMO), a specialized ... The high heating of the country is one major cause of the floods and the change in the behavior of the rivers. Several countries are in the process of setting the new high temperatures ...
The Country’s Biggest and Oldest Outdoor Beer Festival Hits Portland Today—So We Talked to a Hater
WWEEK - 7/27/2016 1:37:20 PM
And the river would be nice if not for the infernal dirt ... especially if you want anything halfway across the country or the world. And it's an endless expanse of countless stalls. On the bright side, it's an endless expanse of countless stalls.
FEATURE: Tackling cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons
UN News Centre - 7/27/2016 2:20:17 PM
As every suspected case of cholera, Pierre’s case has set in motion the standard rapid response mechanism that was established in Haiti three years ago and has since been applied all over the country with ... Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization ...
The Latest: Pope greeted in Krakow by Polish president
GoDanRiver - 7/27/2016 4:14:49 PM
Relics of St. Mary Magdalene came to the church from France for the duration of World Youth Day. 11 a.m. Pope Francis is arriving on his first visit to Poland, a predominantly Catholic country that is still proud of the late pontiff, St. John Paul II ...
Women's PTSD Program Returns to River Hospital
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS - 7/26/2016 9:38:08 PM
ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. -- Around the world, soldiers work to keep the country safe. However, even when they return to the states, many continue to fight a battle of their own. Soldiers at Fort Drum are able to get support from a PTSD program at River Hospital.
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/6/2015 2:33:58 AM
This blog was co-written with Hessel Winsemius and Philip Ward. Hessel is a researcher at Deltares. Philip is a senior researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies of the VU University Amsterdam. Last September, Hamberton Nongtdu woke to a ...
Nigeria: Eight Major Rivers, Tributaries Prone to Flood in 2016 - Agency
AllAfrica - 7/27/2016 11:21:20 AM
Beckey, however, noted that issues of hydrological hazards (floods and drought) had increasingly been major concerns all over the world mainly due ... in most cities in the country. "Nigeria is blessed with numerous rivers and streams, the largest of ...
Seoul: North Korea floats propaganda leaflets via river
Times of India - 7/27/2016 10:09:45 AM
SEOUL: South Korea on Wednesday accused rival North Korea of floating propaganda leaflets via a river in the first such incident ... leaving the Korean Peninsula split along the world's most heavily fortified border and at a technical state of war.
Greenpeace Condemns Damage Caused by Mining in Chinese Forests
Latin American Herald Tribune - 7/27/2016 3:10:24 PM
The nonprofit warned that three mining projects are exploiting resources in the region of Three Parallel Rivers in Yunnan ... "China is now the country with the second largest number of UNESCO world heritage sites, and with more in the pipeline, and ...
World news: Gay Arabic mag, Islamic official, Charlize Theron
Windy City Media Group - 7/25/2016 11:55:19 PM
A gay magazine being published in Arabic and made available across the Middle East was hailed as progress by commenters around the world, Gay Star News noted ... as part of an ongoing crackdown on the country's LGBTI community, QNews reported.
FourFourTwo’s 50 Best Football Managers in the World 2016: No.15, Edgardo Bauza
Four Four Two - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
“In most of the countries, a team plays from 45 to 55 games in a season ... and in a group stage that had current champions River Plate and Bolivia’s The Strongest (with their stadium at 3,500 meters altitude) in it, few dared to say that Sao ...