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, 2014See also: Roadways map
Connecting the World Through Infrastructure
Forbes - 4/28/2016 1:43:51 PM
Imagine a world where people are loyal to cities and supply chains ... It wins the new Great Game by building the new Silk Roads… For countries to get on the global economic map as productive hubs rather than failed states, no investment is more ...
Bangladeshi bloggers: What we want the world to know
CNN - 4/29/2016 12:56:44 AM
In the last two years, at least eight atheists and gay rights campaigners have been killed in attacks in the majority Muslim country. CNN approached three bloggers who know their lives are at risk to ask what they wanted the world to know. For their own ...
WHO Presses Asian Countries to Cut Road Deaths in Half
Voice of America - 4/18/2016 2:21:22 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) is pressing Asian countries to cut their road death and injury toll in half by 2020. A 2015 study from Chalmers Technical University in Goteborg, Sweden, covering 24 Asian countries encompassing 56 percent of the world's ...
10 things you must know before your first trip to a developing country
The Huffington Post - 4/28/2016 1:12:14 AM
It can be incredibly rewarding to travel in the 'developing' world but if you're used to being on the road exclusively in the West ... probably there for you to toss your used T.P. in. In many countries, it's also common to pay an attendant to receive ...
Motocross Film 'Miles' Lands U.S. Home With Open Road
Hollywood Reporter - 4/28/2016 6:37:21 PM
Oliver Daly will direct the project, which is based on his original short film that is set in California’s teenage off-roading motocross world. Open Road Films ... movie to audiences around the country,” stated Open Road Films CEO, Tom Ortenberg.
2016 World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
Examiner - 4/28/2016 8:57:32 AM
Close Chiropractic Office, 240 Beacon Lite Road, Monument ... This event, started by Bill Douglas, has spread around the world as people do taiji and qigong at 10am in time zones in over 110 countries!! Join the wave! Followed by a full-day Qigong workshop ...
French Jewish Leaders Decry Country’s Support of UNESCO Resolution Denying Jewish Ties to Temple Mount
The Algemeiner - 4/28/2016 7:45:57 AM
Elaborating on his post, Agam told The Algemeiner, “It is a total travesty that a country like France ... the petition has garnered over 11,500 signatures from people around the world. According to the petition, UNESCO is violating the “basic human ...
Why it’s imperative for Road Safety Bill to go through in Budget session
The Economic Times - 4/29/2016 5:57:23 AM
every road crash death in India costs the country 70 times the GDP per capita, and every serious injury costs 17 times the GDP per capita. At 2014-15 figures of GDP per capita published by the World Bank, the total loss of economic productivity stands at ...
We welcome Indo-Pak peace talks as we are the victims of hostilities between the countries: J&K govt
Firstpost - 4/28/2016 9:04:41 AM
Both countries have to do it." The Cabinet also hailed Prime Minister ... In another important decision, he said, the Cabinet also approved a road map for implementation of the interest subvention scheme for flood-hit traders under PM's Special Package.
World's biggest windmills now make jumbo jets look tiny
Economic Times - 4/29/2016 12:59:43 PM
Standing in Denmark, where fjords cut through flat farmland, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has erected the world's most powerful turbine ... that they were "a nightmare" to transport on narrow country roads, Jens Tommerup, CEO of the venture, said.
World Occupational Health And Safety Day: Expert Bemoans Ghana’s Weak Laws
Modern Ghana - 4/28/2016 9:04:41 AM
which mightbe difficult to meet by countries such as Ghana that are prioritizing economicexpansion but with little emphasis on occupational health and safety, as wellas Environmental Management. As the world commemorates this day, and not restricting me to ...
Road to gender equality better by bike, Colorado human rights activist says
Colorado Springs Gazette - 4/28/2016 9:21:59 PM
She'd blazed her first trail across this landscape the year before, officially becoming the first woman to mountain bike across the country; now ... it's goat paths or dirt and gravel roads," Galpin said. "Men on bikes are everywhere, but no one's mountain ...
French probe highlights gap between real-world and lab test emissions
Automotive News Europe - 4/29/2016 10:43:43 AM
PARIS -- French officials found that some cars it tests had higher CO2 and NOX emissions on than road than in laboratory tests but found ... to check differences between lab results and real-world emissions after Volkswagen Group rigging diesel engines ...
Highways sector: Planning the road ahead with a little help from above
The Indian Express - 4/26/2016 9:10:03 PM
Eventually, a Road Asset Management System (RAMS) is likely to be developed for all National Highways in the country and a modern management ... The outcome of this project, which is funded by the World Bank, will assist in the accurate and scientific ...
Spooked by Russia, Lithuania spares no money for defence
Channel News Asia - 4/28/2016 4:14:11 PM
PABRADE TRAINING AREA, Lithuania: The town doesn't have a name yet, but its buildings are nearly finished and its roads are all laid out ... it is seen as a symbol of how seriously those countries now view the threat from Russia, their former overlord.