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
Pimp my ride: The psychedelic world of Indian truck art
CNN - 8/4/2015 8:27:36 PM
truck drivers are the ones quite literally keeping the Indian economy moving -- delivering goods to rural parts of the country inaccessible by railway. It's a job which entails long months on the road, and these hefty vehicles transformed into mobile homes ...
Heatwave: the world goes on red alert
The National - 8/3/2015 8:40:07 AM
In May, the world’s second most populous country was hit by a heatwave and temperatures reached ... Photographs circulated on social media and news websites of melting tarmac roads and men peddling air conditioning units from the back of bicycles.
From Sannat to Xewkija, from Qala to Ghajnsielem – driving on third-world country roads
The Malta Independent - 7/26/2015 7:59:29 AM
Roads in Gozo have been severely disturbed by the laying of water-pipes, starting at Ta Ċenċ and ending near Ħondoq ir-Rummien. A contract awarded to GTE JV for €4,155,056 was for the laying of a new water pipe, the reinstatement of hot rolled asphalt ...
World Bank offers $2bn 4-year package
Dawn - 8/4/2015 5:25:39 AM
The prime minister spoke about initiatives for regional connectivity through rail and road links in the ... and connectivity with regional countries during the past two years. Mr Dar acknowledged the cooperation of the World Bank in energy, projects ...
The drive to save lives on the road with car technologies
Channel News Asia - 8/4/2015 10:22:08 PM
Volvo has been studying and collecting more than 40 years of data from car accidents around the world. The manufacturer is based in Sweden, a country that wrote into law a “Vision Zero” plan with the aim of eliminating road deaths and injuries.
Currencies riding a bumpy road
Euronews - 8/4/2015 9:00:24 AM
The currency can’t move more than this percentage no matter what. Moreover, China started to do swap deals with many of the world’s countries, trading transactions between China and other countries including the European Union, meaning that trading ...
Qatar foreign minister says 2022 World Cup will be best ever, takes on critics
StarPhoenix - 8/4/2015 7:58:58 PM
Punch in "Highway One east Regina accident" into your favourite online search engine and you're sure to be overloaded with stories of accidents on the deadly stretch of road ... promised that his country would host a successful World Cup in 2022 and ...
'Vacation' review: Comical road trip worth taking
Toronto Sun - 7/28/2015 2:06:22 AM
When the now-grown Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) announces his soft-hearted plan to force his family to bond by replicating his dad’s cross-country road trip to Walley World, his wife Debbie (Christina Applegate) warns that trying to re-experience a 30-year ...
World's Longest Yard Sale Is Thursday-Sunday
Chattanoogan - 8/4/2015 6:11:35 PM
This year marks the 28th anniversary of the Highway 127 Corridor Sale, otherwise known as the World’s Longest ... several foreign countries have attended, said officials. The original intent of the sale was to prove the back roads have something to ...
Afro Roots World Music Festival Brings Three Days of Global Sound to Miami
Miami New Times - 8/4/2015 9:10:33 PM
That is Jose Elias' condensed definition of world music. And as the man behind the Magic ... and Brazil (to name just a few countries) this Thursday through Saturday. Unlike past editions, though, this year's festival will span three days, thanks to ...
The Global World Whisky Masters 2015 results
The Spirits Business - 8/4/2015 11:23:34 AM
The champion of the flight was Hellyers Road Single Malt Pinot Noir Finish ... “I was consistently impressed with the quality of whisky from around the world, with Masters being awarded to various countries outside of Europe and America, giving the ...
Crackdown by Egyptian police is increasingly driving disaffected youth to violence, extremism
FOX News - 8/4/2015 6:08:36 AM
He spoke bitterly about the series of ballot box victories in 2011 and 2012 that gave the Muslim Brotherhood political dominance and made Morsi the country's first freely ... unopposed in formation down main roads, calling for the ouster of President ...
South Sudan’s spiritual father would weep at the state of his country
THE CONVERSATION - 8/4/2015 12:27:59 PM
A towering figure in the history of the world’s youngest state, Garang was simultaneously vice-president of all Sudan and president of the pre-independence south in the years before the two countries formally separated. His inspirational power lasted ...
Canadian Exports: Tosaint Ricketts signs with Turkish club Boluspor ahead of tough World Cup qualifying stretch
Major League Soccer - 8/4/2015 7:37:29 PM
What’s next is a home-and-home series against Belize, as Canada continues its long road to the 2018 World Cup. That road began with a ... been working on for the past two years and make our country proud.”
Towards safety on Nigerian roads
Punch - 8/5/2015 12:02:21 AM
Did you know that nearly 1.3 million people are killed on the world’s roads each year? That up to 50 million people are injured, and many remain disabled for life? That 90 per cent of casualties from road deaths occur in developing countries? That the ...