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
Overcrowded bus slips off mountain road in Nepal, killing 14
FOX News - 9/27/2016 12:02:20 PM
The two-week festival is the most important one in Nepal, a predominantly Hindu country. It is illegal to travel on the roof of a bus in Nepal, but police do not monitor rural roads. Traffic accidents in the Himalayan country are blamed mainly on poorly ...
Uganda takes on the 'world's most dangerous road'
Modern Ghana - 9/26/2016 5:29:49 AM
Nanteza is on the frontline of operation "Fika Salama" -- Swahili for "arrive safely" -- a high-profile attempt by the government to regain control of what the country ... Masaka road is considered one of the most dangerous in the world, with an average ...
Trump compares US airports to 'third-world country'
The Hill - 9/26/2016 9:54:40 AM
Trump specifically said flying into U.S. airports like LaGuardia in New York felt like visiting a “third-world country” when compared to brand new airports in China. Infrastructure — including roads, bridges and airports — have been centerpieces of ...
DP World adds two new routes to Container Rail Road Services portfolio
The Hindu Business Line - 9/26/2016 9:47:31 AM
Global trade enabler, the DP World-operated Container Rail Road Services (CRRS), has added two new rail ... and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents. Container handling is the company’s core ...
Notes from the Road: Ohio Country
The Times of Israel - 9/26/2016 4:32:33 AM
Take the pulse of the people and you get a pretty good indication of where the country is. And this time ... and to support those who support US freedoms and interests around the world. White House alert: Clinton and Trump just met with PM Netanyahu.
California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads
The Seattle Times - 9/25/2016 12:26:11 PM
The California Energy Commission is investing $2 million to study whether piezoelectric crystals can be used to produce electricity from the mechanical energy created by vehicles driving on roads ... in other parts of the world have been discontinued.
World’s Longest Desert Expressway Completed By China
vishwagujarat.com - 9/27/2016 1:35:23 PM
An expressway in China’s northwestern region, hailed as the world’s longest desert stretch ... which aims to improve connectivity and increase trade among countries along the ancient Silk Road from Asia to Europe and Africa.
I Dropped Out of School for This: 20 Countries in 51 Days with a 1300cc Car
Inertia - 9/26/2016 7:55:58 PM
... the world’s most scenic road (Romania), the world’s most dangerous road (Turkey) and the world’s second highest highway (Tajikistan). We went through 20 countries, broke 4 rear springs, bought 40 cent per litre petrol and 50 cent beers, laughed ...
(Along Belt & Road) Spotlight: Three years on, China's Belt and Road Initiative to embrace greater achievements
english.sina.com - 9/26/2016 12:53:38 PM
Still， giant as the Belt and Road Initiative is ... Those who choose to work with China， especially countries and regions in the less developed world， can use this chance to close up their infrastructure gap to prepare for future economic takeoff.
Where is the most expensive commercial rent in the country? Hint: It’s not New York
Denver Post - 9/23/2016 11:55:45 PM
What Sand Hill Road lacks is vibrant street life, restaurants, shops or access to major public transportation routes. On either side of the roughly 2-mile strip between Interstate 280 and Junipero Serra Boulevard, where many of the world’s top VCs hang ...
At Least 18 Killed As Overcrowded Bus Slips Off Mountain Road In Nepal
NDTV - 9/27/2016 7:11:50 PM
Kathmandu: An overcrowded bus carrying villagers heading home for the country's biggest festival slipped off a mountain road in Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 18 people, officials said. The bus was carrying passengers both inside and on the roof ...
Tallinn hosts the world’s largest clean technology competition
estonianworld.com - 9/27/2016 12:35:08 AM
To achieve this, the event is summoning entrepreneurs and visionaries from over 30 countries ... easier to assess road constructions from an environmental point of view; Bug Box is developing an alternative food source to satisfy the world’s need for ...
John Cena Sings 'Country Roads' With Crowd in Wheeling
yourohiovalley.com - 9/27/2016 9:10:32 AM
However, it turns out the 15-time world champion isn't so bad at carrying a tune either. Cena led fans in a singing of John Denver's hit song “Country Roads” Monday night, at a WWE live event at Wesbanco Arena.
Trump: We Spent $6 Trillion In The Middle East, We Could Have Rebuilt Our Country Twice
RealClear Politics - 9/27/2016 3:41:15 AM
TRUMP: When we are $20 trillion in debt and our country is a mess. It's one thing to hav$20 trillion in debt and our airports and roads are good and -- our airports are like from a third world country. You land at Laguardia, Newark, L.A.X., and you come in ...
Uganda takes on ‘world’s most dangerous road’
Gulf News - 9/26/2016 9:04:34 AM
Nanteza is on the front line of operation “Fika Salama” — Swahili for “arrive safely” — a high-profile attempt by the government to regain control of what the country fears has ... Nanteza surveys the road, a heat haze shimmering over the ...