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
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/5/2015 2:16:40 PM
So, the developing world is expected to see more GDP exposed to flood risks in 2030, driven largely by socio-economic change. India, for example, faces more potential change in exposed GDP than any other country. Using a middle-of-the road scenario ...
World's oldest person has lots of company in Japan
USA Today - 3/5/2015 1:05:05 PM
Misao Okawa of Japan, the world's oldest living person ... It will be more inclined than ever to 'kick the can down the road' when it comes to such cost-saving measures as reducing benefits and raising medical co-pays," he warned. Government officials ...
China on Long, Slow Road to Reform
Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2015 11:09:22 AM
The overall impression, economists said, is that after decades of heady growth fueled by investment in infrastructure and industries, China is finding it difficult to loosen its extensive grip over the world’s ... tigers in the road’ holding up ...
'John Denver: Country Boy' review: PBS documentary celebrates the sunniest singer of the '70s
New York Daily News - 3/6/2015 1:58:11 AM
That disappeared when a catchy ballad called “Country Roads” catapulted him into solo stardom as one of the biggest pop artists of the 1970s. He sold tens of millions of albums, headlined concerts around the world, hosted a TV show. He was a human ...
Ebola: The Road to Zero Cases
World Policy Institute - 3/6/2015 10:04:57 AM
Remember, it is always said that the road to zero infections is a very bumpy one ... Bayraytay: When Ebola came to our country, we were having challenges, with limited ambulances, a poor healthcare system, and limited laboratories, among other issues.
Tanzania: Africa Ranks Highest in Global Road Fatality As Dar Is Slotted 34th
AllAfrica - 3/6/2015 10:19:16 AM
Africa has six of the ten countries with the highest road fatality rate. Tanzania is the thirty- fourth country in the world, stated the minister during the CILT 2015 African Forum. In a speech read on his behalf by the Arusha District Commissioner ...
Man dies in landslide in Bosnia as bad weather hits Balkans closing roads, flooding villages
FOX News - 3/6/2015 9:50:38 AM
Serbian emergency officials say more than two dozen people were forced to leave their flooded homes in the west of the country. In Croatia, most roads connecting the Adriatic coast with the central parts of the country have been closed due to strong winds ...
The University of Gravel Roads – Now a Bestseller
Ultimate MotorCycling - 3/6/2015 3:31:14 AM
The book, published in 2010, highlights Cormier’s five-year solo-motorcycle journey that took him around the world. Once The University of Gravel Roads was published ... covers countless experiences of his 41-country, 95,000 mile route, completed ...
Only mass default will end the world’s addiction to debt
Financial Post - 3/6/2015 7:01:49 PM
The world is sinking under a sea ... Taxpayers have had enough of paying for the country’s increasingly crisis ridden banking sector, and are bailing in private creditors to the remnants of this financial road crash instead – to the tune of US$8.5 ...
India at highest risk from river floods in world: Study
Zee News - 3/5/2015 9:11:51 PM
The US-based World Resources Institute think-tank and four Dutch ... "India faces more potential change in exposed GDP than any other country. Using a middle-of-the road scenario, India's current USD 14 billion in GDP exposed annually could increase ...
The World of Intersex Children and One Person's Journey Between Two Sexes
mycentraloregon.com - 3/6/2015 9:00:31 AM
(SALINAS, Dominican Republic) — Growing up in a small town near Barahona, Dominican Republic, southwest of the island home to pristine beaches not yet sullied by the outside world, I heard stories ... I traveled the rural roads of Dominican Republic ...
Lake Country Talent
Castanet - 3/5/2015 2:02:21 PM
"We can check everything off and as her mom it means the world to me that she got to do and see [everything] and everything is checked off now. "It means so much to me that you reached out to us." Shania Twain is hitting the road for her Rock This Country ...
Sunny days: The world's biggest solar energy projects
Computer World - 3/5/2015 3:10:57 AM
A groundswell of support for renewable power has sprung up around the world over the past several years ... gas emissions per year -- the equivalent to taking 60,000 cars off the road. The project benefited from a federal loan of almost $1.5 billion.
Icing Causes Problems On Roads In New Jersey
CBS New York - 3/6/2015 2:15:29 PM
1010 WINS1010 WINS invented all news radio and is the longest-running all news station in the country. For more than 45 years, 1010 WINS has been a news and information utility for the New York metropolitan [...] WFANAs the world’s first 24-hour all ...
Japan's sun poised to rise on world stage
The Sentinel - 3/6/2015 9:29:09 AM
He has a China just down the road that still hates Japan for its role in World War II. And he has ... Ozawa attempted instead to unite the country in a new "pan-Asianism" around China. He has said that Christianity is an intolerant religion and has ...