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
The River War – by Winston Churchill
My Telegraph - 2/5/2016 5:16:49 PM
The first edition of The River War by Winston Churchill was published in 1899 ... The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever ...
Ex-Indiana Gov. Whitcomb, POW in World War II, dies at 98
Sun Sentinel - 2/5/2016 1:46:15 AM
Edgar Whitcomb, who escaped from a Japanese prisoner camp by swimming overnight during World War II and then made an around-the ... adding that the former governor died at his home near the Ohio River community of Rome, Indiana. Whitcomb was governor ...
India for strong action against terror by like-minded nations
Economic Times - 2/4/2016 12:24:31 PM
Over half of the world's commercial cargo passes through the Indo-Pacific waterways. "Non-traditional threats such as piracy, smuggling, transnational crimes and drug-trafficking are on the rise and pose a challenge for our countries and require strong and ...
You are aiding poll robbers’, TMG blasts Supreme Court over Rivers, Akwa Ibom
P.M. News Nigeria - 2/5/2016 6:39:44 AM
These judgments, particularly on Rivers and Akwa Ibom States ... while diminishing our country’s stature in the comity of lovers of democracy around the world. “Painfully, the biggest losers are the ordinary people in the states who have been denied ...
Amazon Conquers the World
The Huffington Post - 2/5/2016 3:12:09 AM
In its quest for world domination, Amazon opened its first bricks and mortar store in Seattle a few months ago. Plans this year are for 400 more stores across the country ... and will immediately sue the Amazon River for name infringement.
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/6/2015 2:33:58 AM
country and major river basin in the world. We ranked 164 countries by the number of people affected by river flooding. We found that the top 15 countries account for nearly 80 percent of the total population affected every year. These countries are all ...
The World’s 13 Best Hiking Tours
Law Fuel - 2/5/2016 5:28:09 AM
For instance, a guided tour can start from Chaumont and follow the River Cher to Montrichard ... Sometimes regarded as the best walk in the world the Milford Track traverses the heart of New Zealand’s spectacular fiord country, following a route ...
Let's Get Drunk in the Morning and Take the World by Storm: An Interview with Lukas Graham
Noisey - 2/5/2016 7:39:59 PM
Thing is, back home in Denmark, Lukas Graham is selling out 10,000 capacity venues and in a world of one too many statement sneakers ... Already a number one single in five European countries since its release abroad last September (top ten in nine ...
Wonders on the Irrawaddy: A River Cruise Through the Heart of Burma
TravelPulse - 2/4/2016 5:32:20 PM
This country is just ... as it opens up to the world. I suggest you try to get there now, while you can still see wonder and innocence in the people there as they interact with you and flash easy welcoming smiles. Avalon Waterways has almost exclusive ...
Waste powered desalination plant being developed by Hitachi Zosen
Water World - 2/4/2016 12:31:41 PM
Previously, HZC has delivered 42 multi-stage flash (MSF) installations, eight multi-effect desalination (MED) installations in Japan and 35 reverse osmosis (RO) installations, with six outside of its home country ... EPC for a river water intake for ...
Forgotten Walt Disney World: River Country
PJ Media - 6/27/2013 12:58:20 PM
The Weather Channel has run a fascinating feature on weather.com: a photo gallery of "Creepy Abandoned Theme Parks." The post lives up to its name -- the photos show an eerie emptiness to the parks, which run the gamut from a park decimated by Hurricane ...
A River Cruise Through Borneo to Hang With Orangutans
Wall Street Journal - 2/5/2016 12:56:08 AM
(Borneo, Asia’s largest island, is divided among three countries: Indonesia ... mining and logging and to meet global demand for palm oil. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the animals’ habitat has shrunk by 50% in the past two decades.
Jane Stanton, force behind River Rep glory days dies at 96; A fixture for 19 years in Ivorton every summer
Shoreline Times - 2/5/2016 8:30:06 PM
She formed New World Productions in 1982 for which she directed 14 ... but is known as the oldest self-sustaining theater in the country. Prior to River Rep taking the stage, producer/director Milton Stiefel put together decades of successful productions ...
Feb. 5 world news summary at 1530 GMT
newsghana.com.gh - 2/5/2016 3:36:37 PM
(Switzerland-WikiLeaks-Assange-Detention) NEW DELHI — At least 20 people were killed when a bus plunged into a river in the western Indian state ... RIYADH — A Saudi general said on Thursday that his country is ready to participate in a ground ...
Civil Rights speaker visits the Miles River Middle School
hamilton.wickedlocal.com - 2/5/2016 4:59:31 AM
How can we make a difference in our world? On Thursday ... presenting his personal experience to schools across the country. His presentation was brought to Miles River by the Brookline-based nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves.