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
60-year-old readies for 100-country road trip
Gulf News - 9/3/2015 8:24:49 AM
From there, we will travel to Turkey, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Helsinki, Germany, UK, Ireland etc by road,” he said. Bhatti is a seasoned cross-country driver ... motivated me to explore the rest of the world. I have a five-year plan and a Dh200,000 ...
China to put on huge show of force for World War Two anniversary
Reuters - 9/2/2015 9:04:47 PM
China rarely misses an opportunity to remind its own people and the world about the atrocities and violence visited upon the country by Japan during the ... and some residents whose apartments overlook roads along which the tanks will rumble have been ...
Road crash severity highest in Ludhiana, 3rd in Amritsar
Times of India - 9/3/2015 6:01:39 AM
The latest estimate by the World Health Organization also shows that ... set up a national authority that can be held accountable for road deaths, on the lines of institutions in developed countries like the US and UK.
South Sudan On The Brink: Failing Currency And Armed Conflict Pushes Country Closer To Famine
International Business Times - 9/1/2015 9:02:59 AM
George Fominyen, a spokesman for the World Food Program (WFP), one of ... or prevent the convoys from passing down certain roads. Aid organizations that are able to distribute food aid inside the country receive shipments through several different ...
Liberia: Relieving Road Woes - Gbarnga-Mendikorma Financiers in Liberia
AllAfrica - 9/3/2015 10:47:59 AM
Administered by the World Bank, the LRFT has raised millions for infrastructural projects in Liberia which has seen the construction of the Monrovia-Buchanan Road and several roads in Monrovia and other parts of the country. The important Monrovia-Ganta ...
Blind cross country runner defying the odds, competing on high school team
Fox 59 History - 9/3/2015 10:19:21 AM
None of that mattered when she set her heart on being a member of the cross country team. "I love the feeling of running. Being free and having that feeling to myself," said Anderson. Anderson runs with a guide runner to help her navigate the road.
Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World
PopMatters - 9/3/2015 11:09:28 AM
Writing with an insouciance that would get under the skin of the average “I’m not a tourist, I’m a traveler” would-be citizen of the world, he extols the joys of traveling in his own country, and not as a blinkered nativist but as somebody who’s ...
World's Biggest Economies Devise Plan That Spells Doom for Planet Earth
Alter Net - 9/2/2015 8:11:41 AM
More than 80 of the world's leading scientists ... While it may have good intentions — more roads, bridges, dams, power plants, airports, seaports, pipelines, sewers and telecommunications systems to support a rapidly growing human population ...
China’s AIIB to offer loans with fewer strings than World Bank: sources
Japan Times - 9/3/2015 6:15:58 AM
But down the road, the AIIB ... in Africa, where countries have lobbied the lender to work in their region, a source said. To meet its year-end deadline of starting operations, the AIIB has hired a team of former ADB and World Bank bankers, and is drafting ...
The Walking Dead: Road To Survival’ Game’s Viral Campaign Worked, 4 Million Downloads Already
The Inquisitr - 9/2/2015 11:20:47 PM
The Walking Dead: Road to Survival, racked up more than one million downloads in 24 hours at launch, and quickly became a Top 10 Free Game in 100 countries around the world.” “For the first time in a The Walking Dead game, Scopely has introduced a ...
EDITORIAL: China must also learn from history as it prepares to mark end of World War II
The Asahi Shimbun - 9/1/2015 10:21:43 AM
Its approach to ruling the nation is reminiscent of the totalitarianism that raged in the world until the end of the war 70 years ago. Beijing has decided to close off roads, subway stations and airports under the guise of commemorating the country’s ...
Why have two world Chinese entrepreneur conferences?
Asiaone Business - 9/2/2015 5:58:40 PM
The inaugural World Huaqiao Huaren Businessmen and Industrialists ... has said the new conference is "the diplomacy of big country". Indeed, the conference was aimed at helping the "One Belt, One Road" programme proposed by President Xi Jinping to promote ...
Beijing in lockdown for China's World War II military extravaganza
CNN - 9/2/2015 10:45:00 PM
And while Chinese will enjoy a three-day public holiday as part of the celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World ... and roads closed but many said they were excited despite all the disruption. "I definitely feel proud of my country ...
Tidewater road trip: Taking the southern route
HamptonRoads.com - 9/3/2015 4:21:26 AM
The world's oldest ham (and peanut ... Take a left at Smithfield High School and traverse winding country roads to get to Darden's Country Store, circa 1952, a faded red building that looks somewhat abandoned. Inside awaits Tommy and Dee Dee Darden's ...