Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
World Bank loans Tanzania $300 mln to improve city
Yahoo Finance - 3/4/2015 3:50:55 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania will get a $300 million concessional loan from the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) to help improve roads and other facilities ... in the east African country’s biggest city of 4.6 million ...
The World of Intersex Children and One Person's Journey Between Two Sexes
ABC News - 3/4/2015 12:01:51 PM
Growing up in a small town near Barahona, Dominican Republic, southwest of the island home to pristine beaches not yet sullied by the outside world, I heard stories about ... I traveled the rural roads of Dominican Republic in search of the mystery town.
UN envoy to Yemen disappointed by Shiites rebels' stance
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 3/4/2015 8:27:06 AM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.N. envoy to Yemen on Wednesday expressed "disappointment" over the refusal by the country's Shiite rebels to withdraw ... On Wednesday, the Houthis opened up all roads leading to the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, removing barricades ...
Official says China to boost military budget by about 10 percent in coming year
US News and World Report - 3/4/2015 4:45:12 AM
The increase to about $145 billion in spending would mark the fifth year in a row of double-digit increases despite the country's slowing ... People's Liberation Army, the world's largest standing military. "China has a tougher road to travel than other ...
The Big Swim Book Tour by Bus
Vancouver Observer - 3/4/2015 1:10:27 AM
Carrie Saxifrage, author of The Big Swim,Coming Ashore in a World Adrift is hitting the road on a cross country tour. Carrie Saxifrage is a journalist and author whose work on First Nations responses to the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline has garnered ...
A whole new world awaits Glacier visitors during winter months
The Bulletin - 3/4/2015 8:12:47 AM
Snowshoeing and skiing are popular activities in Glacier in the winter. “There’s snowshoeing and cross-country skiing throughout the park,” Germann said. Nearly all the roads inside Glacier close in the winter and turn into destinations for ...
China to hike defence budget by 10% to defy slowing economy
The Indian Express - 3/4/2015 6:46:53 AM
China’s defence budget this year will rise about 10 percent compared with 2014, a top government official said on Wednesday, outpacing the slowing economy as the country ramps up investment ... “Compared with great powers, the road of China’s defence ...
World’s most fuel efficient bike is 2015 Bajaj Platina ES
Rush Lane - 3/4/2015 11:26:04 AM
Country specific OEM websites ... successful models with more than 50 lakh bikes on road. Low maintenance and a good resale value has stood it in good stead. 2015 Bajaj Platina ES is now the World’s Mileage Champion, and comes with superior styling ...
The long and winding road to reform Greece’s economy
THE CONVERSATION - 3/4/2015 1:34:54 PM
Papanikos is affiliated with the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), a world association of academics based ... Greece is a rich and wealthy country with untapped potential but this can only be realised if drastic structural changes ...
How One Former Marine Used Ballet To Spread Veterans' Stories Around The World
The Huffington Post - 3/3/2015 11:55:53 AM
I wanted to serve my country, do something completely different from ballet ... "It sounds so cliché, but even driving down the road was difficult," he said. "I remember driving and wanting to ram vehicles because that was the standard procedure in ...
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Supports the USO and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Through Country Checkers Challenge™
Market Watch - 3/4/2015 9:53:00 AM
Mar 04, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Twelve country music celebrities have joined the Cracker ... His “high-energy all the way” (El Paso Times) caught the attention of critics out on the road, where he’ll be stepping up as direct support for Florida ...
Palm Seen Rising to May by Mistry in ‘Year of Two Halves’
Bloomberg - 3/4/2015 9:10:03 AM
Until July, world vegetable oil stocks and particularly palm oil stocks ... to palm oil producers is just round the corner,” Mistry said. “Six months down the road, producers will once again face challenges and will need to focus on cost control ...
O'Donnell's needs to leave their home by 4pm
Sunday World - 3/4/2015 8:05:38 AM
However, Mr O’Donnell, who owes Bank of Ireland €71m, has reportedly told supporters he will not be budging from the spectacular property on Vico Road, in Dublin ... to every other bank repossession in the country. “The injunction proceedings ...
'It's a big bad world out there. You can't trust anyone'
Rediff India Abroad - 3/4/2015 10:00:10 AM
Across the world, you will see that hardly any physical coercion is ... By this time, she is already inducted. The road inside is open for all. With no exit? I wouldn't say there is no exit; the exit is bleak. Will a girl trapped inside be able to see ...
Viper Networks Current Pilot Program With Sri Lanka May Lead to First Major Intelligent LED Lighting Order Under Country's New Administration
marketwired.com - 3/4/2015 1:56:23 PM
Inc.) is expected to complete their latest pilot project with Sri Lanka's Ministry of Highways and Roads within ninety (90) days. In conjunction, the Company is also working with the Export-Import Bank of the United States and other financing sources to ...