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
Qatar Bans Contractors Leaving Country in Rain-Damage Probe
New York Times - 11/28/2015 3:08:05 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar has banned contractors from leaving the small, oil-rich country as it carries out a probe into how heavy rains damaged buildings and roadways ... ahead of hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Accelerating Road Safety, a Priority for Poorest Countries
The World Bank - 11/17/2015 8:03:17 PM
... death among those aged 15 to 29 The road safety challenge requires decisive and committed leadership, effective funding, and accelerated action if countries are to meet targets through proven results All World Bank road projects today address road saf ...
Jagran Josh - 11/28/2015 10:10:25 AM
India has one of the largest road networks in the world. Every year, approximately ... important roads along the northern and north-eastern boundary of the country. The main roads which are constructed and maintained by the Central Government are known ...
The Latest: tens of thousands Ugandans await pope's Mass honoring country's martyrs
US News and World Report - 11/28/2015 4:48:18 AM
(All times local.) 7:25 a.m. Tens of thousands of people are streaming into a Kampala sanctuary where Pope Francis will celebrate his first Mass in Uganda honoring the country's martyrs. As the sun rose Saturday over Namugongo shrine, pilgrims arriving on ...
Delayed Kabul-Jalalabad road project highlights China’s challenge in Afghanistan
Japan Times - 11/28/2015 10:53:22 AM
While China has been hesitant to get involved directly in foreign entanglements, its companies have shown a greater willingness to engage in countries where security can be challenging, including Libya and South Sudan. The Kabul-Jalalabad road project ...
World leaders make Queen Elizabeth wait at Malta party
The Rakyat Post - 11/28/2015 7:25:47 AM
Queen Elizabeth, who is the head of the 53-country strong Commonwealth, was in Malta along with her husband Prince Philip, Charles and his wife Camilla. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles were made to wait for world leaders at a drinks reception in Malta ...
We are in the third world war right now: Capt Raghu Raman
Daily News and Analysis - 11/28/2015 7:18:37 AM
“Earlier, the format was to prevent enemy nation’s soldiers from entering the country. Now, these enemies are no more ... “More people died after 9/11 in road accidents in the USA that year than the number of people killed in the attack itself.
Adam Lambert Petition: Singapore’s First-World Double Standards?
Pop Spoken - 11/28/2015 3:29:33 AM
adaptable and to respect the hosting country? Choosing to turn our backs to acceptance, kindness and inclusiveness, we are not moving forward as a first world nation but holing ourselves up and using “mainstream values” as a defense mechanism.
You'll Never Guess The Most Charitable Nation In The World
NPR News - 11/28/2015 11:14:51 AM
The Gallup World Poll asked people from 145 countries: In the last month ... Her examples are myriad. "If you need a road in a rural area, the government is not going to provide it. But you can get together with your neighbors to build it.
Paris Road: what success lies at the end of the #COP21 climate conference?
Euronews - 11/27/2015 1:53:31 PM
Some of them are the most powerful people on Earth, others are bursting with knowledge — envoys and delegates from 195 countries. What can they do at COP21? The Paris road is paved with ... Tomorrow.’ “In a world where such a treaty would require ...
Musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' hits the road
Associated Press - 11/27/2015 1:39:12 PM
"I'm very grateful that these audiences around the country will get a much more direct experience ... The musical is about a four-day love affair in 1965 between a world-weary photographer on assignment to shoot a series of covered bridges in Iowa, and ...
Zimbabwe's Long Road in Ending Poverty and Hunger
AllAfrica - 11/27/2015 1:03:24 PM
In September this year, the World Food Programme (WFP) said that 2.2 million Zimbabweans will require food assistance this year. Aid agencies are increasing their presence across the country's rural areas to address hunger and poverty, a clear sign that ...
Class, War And David Cameron. “Keep our Country Safe, …Military Action against ISIS”
Global Research - 11/27/2015 5:28:16 PM
All roads lead to Turkey (quite literally) and Saudi Arabia. But Cameron’s role is to dance to the neocon’s tune in Washington, to deceive the public, to lie to it and to push the world ever closer ... matter to keep our country safe.”
Elliott Johnson: the young Tory destroyed by the party he loved
The Guardian - 11/28/2015 10:10:25 AM
Simon Hattenstone investigates the apparent suicide of a 21-year-old activist – and uncovers a brutal world of alleged bullying and ambition ... bussing hundreds of young Conservatives around the country to canvas for candidates in marginal seats ...
Ebola: 15-year-old Liberian dies after country declared safe in September
NYSE Post - 11/28/2015 12:09:07 AM
Liberia's Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of the 15 year-old who tested positive of the Ebola virus on Thursday in the Du-Port Road community in the northern ... special representative with World Health Organization for Ebola response.