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, 2012See also: Waterways map
Nigerian Water Shortage Is Bigger Killer Than Boko Haram: Cities
Bloomberg - 1/26/2015 3:56:01 AM
Nigeria isn’t the only sub-Saharan African country struggling with shortages; 325 million people on the continent didn’t have access to improved drinking water in 2012, according to a World Health Organization and Unicef joint report last year.
World Bank Report Provides New Data to Help Ensure Urban Growth Benefits the Poor
The World Bank - 1/26/2015 4:03:11 AM
EAST ASIA URBAN EXPANSION IN NUMBERS (2000-2010) 200 million: East Asia’s newly ur urban population, equivalent to the world’s 6th largest country 42 million: Total population of Pearl River Delta, world’s largest urban area – more than Argentina ...
How to Get a 'Dream Job' With World Vision in 60 Seconds or Less
The Christian Post - 1/23/2015 10:14:48 PM
The predominantly-Christian country is home to more than 45 million people and is the source of several clean-water campaigns. World Vision has been working to empower and improve the lives of Kenyans since 1974 and is involved in assisting 35 of 47 ...
This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World, January 18 to 24
The Huffington Post - 1/25/2015 7:10:29 AM
The ghetto was liberated by the Soviet Red Army during World War II, January 17 ... followers plunged into icy rivers and ponds across the country to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day. Water that is blessed by a ...
Morning Review: French country manor along Thornapple River listed for $1.495 million
MLive - 1/25/2015 7:24:48 AM
CASCADE TOWNSHIP, MI – Built along a gentle bend on the Thornapple River, this elegant French country manor blends old world style and elegance with modern conveniences and proximity to Grand Rapids. Located on a 132-feet of riverfront between the Ada ...
The World Today Special: The Greek Hope
telesur - 1/26/2015 4:24:39 AM
Greece votes in a new government Sunday, in a snap election that could see the country shift to the left and reject austerity ... In the latest edition of The World Today, Tariq Ali talks to the Stathis Kouvelakis, from Syriza's leadership about the ...
Imo top catchment of illegal arms, as taskforce raises alarm over importation by politicians
World Stage - 1/25/2015 3:38:43 PM
The DG who disclosed that a large catchment of arms have been illegally imported into the country by politicians ... high sea operations to check infiltration of arms through the waterways and oil bunkering.
New Water Trails designated in Louisiana and Michigan
Examiner - 1/24/2015 8:47:42 PM
The Chattahoochee River National Water Trail in Georgia was the first designated National Water Trail in the country. Huron River Water Trail ... fun opportunities for families to explore the world around them.”
Delco attorney joins World Meeting of Families staff
Delaware County Daily Times - 1/25/2015 9:22:19 PM
The World Meeting of Families was conceived by Pope John Paul II in 1994 and is held every three years in a different country as a way to strengthen ... and Right-to-Know officer for the Delaware River Port Authority/PATCO, where she handled all litigation ...
Think tanks: India ranked 5th in the world
India TV - 1/24/2015 3:11:16 PM
New Delhi: India is ranked fifth in the world in terms of number of think tanks. The country has a total of 192 think tanks ... and Council on Energy, Environment and Water (71). The annual report highlights the importance of the think tanks in the ...
Fraternity welcomes World War II veterans to brotherhood
Gainesville Sun - 1/25/2015 9:50:57 PM
A secret ceremony followed by stories from decades past cemented a cross-generational brotherhood between two World War II veterans and the men ... “They are still out there fighting for our country.” Brian Joy, a UF senior and at-large member of ...
Haitians Worry World Bank-Assisted Mining Law Could Result in "Looting"
Truth Out - 1/23/2015 10:04:39 AM
Further, there is question as to whether exploitation of this lucrative minerals wealth would benefit the country's vast impoverished population. "The World Bank's involvement ... contamination of vital waterways, impacts on the agriculture sector, and ...
Greeks vote in election critical to country's financial future; radical left party favoured
Winnipeg Free Press - 1/25/2015 4:00:11 PM
ATHENS, Greece - Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's battle against crippling ... place are a new centrist party called To Potami (The River) and the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn, whose leader and ...
Excerpt: ‘Guantanamo Diary’ by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
ABC News - 1/25/2015 2:41:27 PM
Somebody else was deciding everything for me; I had all the worries in the world but making a decision ... Do I have a chance to get due process in a country so full of hatred against Muslims? Am I really already convicted, even before I get the chance ...
Water Restored To West Side Of Manhattan Following Water Main Break
CBS New York - 1/25/2015 2:52:47 AM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For more than 45 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...