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
NZ road rated among world's most dangerous
Stuff - 3/12/2014 1:11:30 AM
The Nanga Parbat Pass, or the Fairy Meadows Road, in Pakistan is rated high risk with a 9/10 fear factor. The most dangerous part of the pass up to Fairy Meadow was a 10-kilometre climb on an unpaved and uneven road. "There are no barriers to prevent a ...
South Sudan ponders the road ahead after ethnic killings
Los Angeles Times - 3/11/2014 9:55:14 AM
But by that time, he said, eight children had drowned in their mothers' arms. When the fighters with the Lou Nuer tribe attacked his city of Bor in December, "friends were killing friends, just because it was another tribe," said Bior ...
The real roads to hell: Interactive map reveals the world's 22 most deadly highways
Daily Mail - 3/11/2014 6:44:57 PM
The 40-mile stretch of single-track road meanders round cliffs and there are no barriers to protect drivers going in opposite directions from deadly drops. The interactive map, by Hertfordshire- based Driving Experiences is based upon the World ...
Russia has enough pipelines to loop the world 6 times _ and other mind-boggling facts about the country
Financial Post - 3/11/2014 7:39:14 AM
As the world’s eighth largest economy ... shots of liquor per week. The lake is located in one of Russia’s largest nuclear facilities, which was kept a secret until 1990. “The Techa river, which provided water to nearby villages, was ...
Namibia: Road Death Figures Are 'Misleading'
AllAfrica - 3/10/2014 7:33:15 AM
Windhoek — Reports that rank Namibia as the country with the highest number of road deaths in the world per 100 000 people are "inaccurate and misleading," the National Road Safety Council of Namibia (NRSC) and Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund said in a ...
Ukraine: a road to peace
theguardian.com - 3/11/2014 2:20:05 PM
It may be paradoxical, though it is not surprising, that it is breeding nationalists, including linguist nationalists, who talk passionately about defending their "homeland". But the existing borders of Ukraine should remain intact. Any division ...
Steveston ready to bounce to samba beat
Richmond News - 3/11/2014 10:19:42 PM
The “Greatest Show on Earth” kicks off June 12 in Brazil with 32 of the world’s best soccer nations ... running through Steveston wearing just German Lederhosen. This time around, Khatami is aiming for the fun to go beyond a semi-naked streak along ...
An international road map to the Kennedy Center’s World Stages festival
Washington Post - 3/7/2014 6:21:03 PM
To the layout of the Kennedy Center, with its sweeping Hall of States and Hall of Nations, you can add the halls of global drama. From Tuesday until April ... so I’m really energized to get back into it and continue working.” — Samuel D.
World church leaders warn West on attacking Syria over chemical attack
Ecumenical News - 3/11/2014 4:00:18 PM
Church leaders ... and Muslim world?" He said the consequences of military action across the Muslim world were unpredictable with the impact on those not directly involved in fighting "beyond description and horrible." The Stop the War Coalition in the ...
Forestville Road celebrates 2nd Internatonal Festival
Eastern Wake News - 3/11/2014 6:23:28 PM
Nina Emanuel, a kindergarten parent, taught students about the Lumbee tribe. Much of the 55,000-member tribe resides in and around Robeson County and it is the largest recognized Native American tribe in the state. It’s also the ninth-largest ...
Pele: This is Neymar’s first World Cup and it’s a big responsibility for him
insidespanishfootball.com - 3/11/2014 5:08:54 AM
Pele spoke about Neymar and the pressures the 22-year-old will face having this be his first World Cup in his home country. “This is Neymar’s first World Cup and nobody knows exactly what is going to happen. It is a big responsibility for him.
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla drivers that set out to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
British country lane road rage attack caught on video
NBCNews.com - 5/14/2012 10:29:17 PM
LONDON - Police in Britain released video footage of an apparent road-rage incident between an angry woman and a man on a bicycle on a country lane, ITV News reported Monday. The clip shows a man wearing Wellington boots and flat-cap cycling along the ...