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
Ganga will become one of the cleanest river by 2018: Uma Bharti
newsnation.in - 5/28/2016 9:15:03 PM
Ganga, considered one of the 10 most polluted rivers in the world, will become one of the cleanest by 2018 ... is considered a basic “need” is what is required for a healthier country. Singh also said of 60 lakh toilets planned, far more have been ...
‘Ganga will become one of the cleanest river by 2018’
freepressjournal.in - 5/29/2016 3:55:54 AM
New Delhi : Ganga, considered one of the 10 most polluted rivers in the world, will become one of the cleanest by ... considered a basic ‘need’ is what is required for a healthier country. Singh also said of 60 lakh toilets planned, far more have ...
Construction of world's largest dam in DR Congo could begin within months
The Guardian - 5/29/2016 2:44:19 AM
Photograph: Courtesy of International Rivers The largest dam in the world is set to begin construction within ... Big dams built in developing countries have forced many millions of people to relocate and caused immense environmental damage.
Afdb, World Bank Launch $328 Million Water, Sanitation Projects In Port Harcourt
Leadership - 5/29/2016 1:39:54 AM
The project is jointly sponsored by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the World Bank and Rivers Government. This was contained in the May Edition of AfDB’s newsletter issued by its Nigeria Country Office in Abuja, on Saturday. AfDB Country Director ...
Friends, family remember doomed Hudson River pilot
New York Daily News - 5/28/2016 11:52:31 PM
“He flew all around the country. People would ask for Bill Gordon ... Bill Gordon was killed when his P-47 Thunderbolt, a relic of World War II-era aviation, crashed in the Hudson River on Friday evening. “The Federal Aviation Administration will ...
6 European Countries, 9 Days, 0 Planes
New York Times - 5/28/2016 10:59:26 AM
We traveled more than 3,000 miles from the Arctic Circle to the Atlantic Ocean in nine days, visiting six countries. We saw nine museums ... Kiruna and the reason for the city’s existence: the world’s largest iron-ore mine, which is slowly encroaching ...
Jobs decline helps to make Ford City Trump Country
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/29/2016 4:17:23 AM
because the workers here made the best plumbing ware in the world,” he said. The company did not respond to a request for comment. Since then, the borough has struggled to pay its police and salt its roads. And like communities across the country ...
The Story Behind The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 5/28/2016 5:47:27 PM
a world-class cricket stadium, housing developments, and a hotel and tourism area all held together by some of the best new highways in the country. “It was the government itself that felt that if you want to really get it off the ground you have to ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 5/28/2016 7:46:09 AM
Plane crash in Hudson — A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between ... outside the country’s National Assembly ...
Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
The News & Advance - 5/28/2016 4:25:43 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday ... personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Saturday after ...
New Rivers at one: Joseph Yobo’s testimonial match
Vanguard - 5/28/2016 11:13:45 AM
It brought international football stars, journalists, administrators and enthusiasts together in Port Harcourt to celebrate the peace, security and development of Rivers State.. Football megastars from other countries of the world ...
Local Jiu Jitsu Students Headed Across Country for World Championship
Kiii3 News - 5/28/2016 12:25:20 PM
A big congrats to students at Presa Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Corpus Christi who are heading to the World Championship June 1st in Long ... over-ran their banks and transformed many roads into rivers. TOMBALL, Texas (via KHOU) - High water had its way in ...
Obama calls on nations to pursue world without nuclear weapons
iNews Today - 5/28/2016 8:43:25 AM
They did agree on the need for flexible spending to spur world growth but the timing and amount depended on each country, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary ... past an eternal flame, toward a river that flows by the domed building that many associate with ...
President pushes for nuclear-free world at Hiroshima
Senegal Actu - 5/29/2016 3:48:45 AM
The appropriate reference to a nuclear weapon-free world has been made by Obama at Hiroshima - but ... and an understanding of how Hiroshima shaped the relationship between two countries that have gone from bitter enemies to close allies.