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
Uber is ditching this country next month
CNN Money - 3/28/2017 7:14:54 AM
Related: Uber's self-driving cars are back on the road after an accident Uber rarely abandons entire countries, though it has ceased operations ... ending the company's quest to dominate one of the world's largest markets. Uber will continue to operate ...
World Cup 2018: Syria could defy all the odds and make it to Russia despite devastating civil war which is destroying country
The Sun - 3/27/2017 2:25:35 PM
While Syria qualifying for the World Cup would surely be the greatest sporting story of all-time, compared to the devastation the country’s people are suffering, their incredible road to Russia would be a walk in the park.
Driving while distracted: Which countries have toughest laws?
69 WFMZ TV News - 3/24/2017 2:29:09 PM
Countries around the world have added laws to try to tackle what has become ... in which 41% of the drivers surveyed said one of their biggest concerns on the roads was other drivers using handheld phones to make calls or check messages and other ...
China's One Belt, One Road policy picks up pace
New Kerala - 3/28/2017 6:20:38 PM
It is now the world's second largest cross-border investor ... This shows the danger for countries signing up for One Belt, One Road. If they anger China, they face retaliation. China will willingly bring economic and diplomatic pressure to bear so ...
‘Social Discontent’ Grips Ivory Coast as Economic Gains Pass Many By
New York Times - 3/28/2017 11:06:57 PM
The nation is the world’s largest producer of cocoa, and President Alassane Ouattara has invested in roads, bridges and other infrastructure ... an Ivorian journalist and political analyst. Despite the country’s impressive economic growth, 46 percent ...
Tandem bike world circumnavigation completed by British pair
cyclingmagazine.ca - 3/26/2017 8:46:10 PM
After 290 days, eight hours and 35 minutes the pair finished their world record-setting adventure that took them to 29 countries and six continents ... carried the young men and their luggage across roads both smooth and rough. The bike was kept in ...
Soldier stops on side of the road to salute fallen veteran in pouring rain
CBS News - 3/28/2017 2:24:24 PM
Kenneth Varnes was driving along a road in Killeen ... they were in World War II, they were in Vietnam, they were in Iraq, I don’t care if they were 20,” Varnes told KWTX. All that matters is they served our country, Varnes said, and that’s something ...
First Drive: 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country
New York Daily News - 3/28/2017 12:15:33 PM
Still, Volvo recognizes that even in a world inching closer to autonomous cars that ... is equipped with the optional $1,200 rear air suspension. On the road, the V90 Cross Country feels as stable and secure as any Volvo sedan. With a seating position ...
U.S. ties Panama, 1-1, to earn one point in CONCACAF World Cup qualifier
Los Angeles Times - 3/29/2017 4:43:24 AM
The U.S. national team’s once-rocky road to next summer’s World Cup in Russia has ... A win would have sent Panama on to an intercontinental qualifier, with the country’s first-ever World Cup berth on the line. But Zusi spoiled that, scoring a ...
Kosovo Albanians block roads to prevent Serb rally
Lompoc Record - 3/29/2017 2:30:23 PM
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Albanians in Kosovo blocked roads Wednesday to prevent the local Serb minority ... Protesters held flags and posters telling the Serb minority "You belong to this country and not to (Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar) Vucic ...
All-women team road trip to London
The Hindu - 3/29/2017 3:31:49 AM
A road trip all the way to London in 70 days! Yes, a group of three women are powering their SUV along dusty tracks and dunes criss-crossing 24 countries to reach London on June 5. They are having a go at the Guinness World Record, but then, the mission ...
Hollande: Europe can beat protectionism by working with Asia
WSMV - 3/27/2017 5:57:21 AM
In March, the world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to fully oppose trade protectionism at the Group of 20 meeting in Germany, amid pushback from the U.S. government. A statement issued by the group said that countries "are working to strengthen the ...
Cross-country trekker stops in Chattanooga
Times Free Press - 3/25/2017 11:03:21 PM
native will keep following roadways and trails across the entire country ... past couple of years that I know so much more about the rest of the world, better than I know my own country." And so he set out on foot, with a bag that weighs between 11 ...
World looks to China for growth but it has its own problems at home
CNBC - 3/24/2017 7:48:17 AM
"China's door to the world is always open and will become increasingly ... push in Asia through Europe with its One Belt, One Road project which is presenting new opportunities for countries which may have previously struggled to attract investors and ...
11 Countries with the Best Road Infrastructure in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/26/2015 7:43:26 AM
As we are going to talk about the 11 Countries with the Best Road Infrastructure in the World, it would be a good idea to take you on the road to understanding what infrastructure means. Infrastructure can be considered the skeleton on which a country’s ...