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
China’s world bank: The U.S. loses by not playing a role in AIIB
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/29/2016 4:09:15 AM
It is expanding rapidly and will soon take in additional countries in Latin America ... slum redevelopment and road construction. Although the AIIB is considered by some a rival to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and other international lending ...
Sweden creates world's first 'electric road'
Mashable - 6/28/2016 12:07:03 AM
Proving that point, Sweden — in conjunction with truck manufacturer Scania — has created the world's first "electric ... Sweden's electric road — if given wide implementation — could help the country meet its goal of being fossil-fuel-vehicle ...
Map: Here are countries with the world's highest murder rates
Public Radio International - 6/27/2016 7:06:24 PM
Several countries in Central America like Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala top the list of homicides in the world. The heightening violence ... To put the numbers in perspective, there were 17.4 road traffic deaths for every 100,000 people in Honduras ...
Country Roads, Take Me Home, To The Place I Belong
The Inquisitr - 6/27/2016 3:00:02 AM
These places are tucked far away from many unpleasant things in this world, but no place is immune to the power ... What were once beautiful old country roads lines with wild flowers are now split open with deep and ugly gashes, unreachable vehicles ...
Country Road: “For Every $1 We Spend On Social We Make $18.20 Back In Revenue”
B and T - 6/28/2016 12:42:51 AM
We’ve demonstrated the impact we can achieve across our marketing channels as we continue to modernise the Country Road brand and, most importantly, connect with our customer. These are world-class results, and a step further towards our vision to become ...
Dylan Noble, ‘Country Boy’ Shot by Fresno Cops, ‘Loved Everybody’
Daily Beast - 6/28/2016 7:30:52 AM
The man was not in evidence, but two officers did come upon a jacked up pickup truck doing donuts in a dirt field one block into Fresno from the adjoining country boy town of Clovis ... more room than the side of the road as he hopped out.
Africa: China's Pottery Trade On the 'Belt and Road', World Civilization (Part I)
AllAfrica - 6/27/2016 10:38:10 AM
The "Silk Road" has been proposed for consideration as UNESCO World ... And in Tang Dynasty (618-907), Chinese porcelain was sold to many countries in the world. In a history of a thousand years, Chinese porcelain has been served as the centre of world ...
Where in the world are the Obama women? (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/28/2016 11:30:05 PM
The Obama women are on the road again ... a school and spoke with the country's president, Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The women also visited a girls leadership camp called Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), sponsored by the Peace ...
Introduce strong road safety legislation, MPs urge PM
The Hindu - 6/29/2016 7:58:19 AM
While many other developing countries, including China ... has failed to address the prevailing systemic challenges that make Indian roads one of the most unsafe in the world. Piyush Tewari, founder and CEO of SaveLIFE Foundation, a road safety advocacy ...
Find out more about the world below your flight path with Flyover Country
Beta News - 6/27/2016 6:56:16 AM
There’s an option to save most of this information (not Wikipedia articles, sadly) for offline use, handy if your in-flight Wi-Fiis poor, or you’re on a road trip and have no internet connection at all. Flyover Country isn’t restricted to static maps.
These countries have the deadliest air pollution. (Surprisingly, Georgia is No. 1.)
Vox - 6/27/2016 1:37:08 PM
Here’s a striking chart showing where air pollution is deadliest, with countries ranked by deaths per 100,000 people ... at the moment in Georgia and as a result many cars on the roads are in bad mechanical condition. Periodic testing of exhaust gases ...
Britain and the Arab world post Brexit
Al JAZEERA - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
As Britain realigns its relationship with the countries and institutions of the European Union, we will now be more open and engaged with the world beyond its borders ... in a region beset by crises know, the road ahead is never easy.
Lebanese Army retaliates by raiding Syrian refugee camps
Zee News - 6/28/2016 3:44:47 PM
roughly a quarter of the small Mediterranean country`s population. Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, which has sent thousands of fighters to Syria to back President Bashar al-Assad, has set up informal checkpoints along the road between the Bekaa valley ...
Dean Karnazes Runs the Silk Road
New York Times Blogs - 6/28/2016 2:51:42 AM
He told me what interested him in the Silk Road (it was a stranger he met at the San Francisco ... I’m planning on a global expedition to try to run a marathon in every country of the world in a one-year time span. So in 2017 I’m taking off on a ...
Lured by Jobs in Afghanistan, Nepalis Face Risks and Death
New York Times - 6/29/2016 1:17:27 AM
At least 24 security guards who had worked at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul accompanied the bodies home, shaken by the deaths and angered that their entreaties for better protection on the roads had been ... are working around the country for similar ...