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
Desert countries Qatar and Saudi Arabia witness record rainfall and flooding overnight
Daily News and Analysis - 11/26/2015 10:41:25 AM
Qatar was hit by heavy flooding today causing gridlock on the desert country's roads as well as closures of schools and ... for drivers to "be cautious" in the rainy conditions. Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar is well-known for its fierce summer ...
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 ...
Pope arrives in Kenya his 1st stop of a peace pilgrimage to 3 African countries
FOX News - 11/25/2015 3:57:34 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya – Brushing aside concerns for his security, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa, including to a country torn by sectarian ... of police gathered along the road from the airport and cheered as ...
50 countries, 6 continents, 1 car: Two guys go on the Great Indian World Trip!
travel.india.com - 11/27/2015 10:54:33 AM
From Asia to Australia, the duo decided to cover six continents and drive 70,000 km across 50 countries. But this wasn’t just any other road trip, Tushar and Sanjay wanted to document the life of Indians settled in different parts of the world and get ...
Eaton and Dibaba are crowned 2015 IAAF World Athletes of the Year
IAAF - 11/26/2015 6:26:43 PM
Last month the IAAF Family* was asked to vote for athletes from each of the following categories: sprints, hurdles, middle and long distance, road running ... double 2014 world junior medallist Nadine Visser. Former British cross country international ...
Yemeni city battered by siege in pivotal battle of civil war
The Sun Chronicle - 11/26/2015 9:29:50 AM
Taiz is considered Yemen's cultural capital, with one of the country's main universities and a relatively ... except for smugglers who can sometimes get by either risking their lives through back roads or paying bribes to the rebels, he said.
World champion Pauline Ferrand-Prévot ruled out of cyclo-cross season with injury
Cycling Weekly - 11/26/2015 5:07:58 PM
Blessure au genou : fracture du plateau tibial. Adieu à ma saison de cyclo-cross The rider was, for a time this year, world champion on the road, in cyclocross and in cross country mountain biking. She was unable to defend her road title, which was taken ...
Saudi Arabia and Qatar hit by heavy rain and flooding
NYSE Post - 11/27/2015 1:07:34 AM
Qatar was hit by heavy flooding today causing gridlock on the desert country's roads as well as closures of schools and ... is part of the multibillion-dollar building project in preparation for the World Cup. Area around the airport recorded the heaviest ...
Over 100 big firms from 20 countries to attend ‘Trans4 2016’
The Peninsula - 11/27/2015 12:03:09 AM
Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani (pictured), Chairman of QC, stressed on the importance of the transportation sector in the economic plans and strategies as well as the social development of the country ... the Fifa world cup in 2022 ...
World leaders to gather in Paris for climate change talks
Wigan Today - 11/26/2015 1:18:54 PM
It is the latest step on a long - and often tortuous - road to securing international agreement ... as promises on the table from countries do not get the world on track for 2C rises, while funding to help poor nations develop cleanly and cope with the ...
Black Friday deals at Currys PC World - and where can I find them in Coventry?
Coventry Telegraph - 11/26/2015 2:01:51 PM
Every year, Black Friday will see televisions, games consoles, laptops and tablets reduced across the country, and Coventry and Warwickshire ... It was £549.99 and is now £349. Currys PC World, Holyhead Road, Coventry, CV5 8BW - open from 6am Currys ...
How connected is your city? Urban transport trends around the world
The Guardian - 11/26/2015 12:07:19 PM
Within both developed and developing countries, there is a high level of correlation between the use of different transport modes and social class, with the poorer populations mainly (in the developed world ... including road accidents, air pollution ...
Wealthy Businessman Takes 90 Percent Salary Cut To Travel World With Terminally Ill Daughter With Down Syndrome
The Inquisitr - 11/27/2015 3:16:25 AM
A businessman with a high-flying career and a lovely Porsche swapped out his life of luxury in order to spend more time with his terminally ill daughter and travel around the world. He says that ... she’d run down the road calling out to me then give ...
Africa: Least Developed Countries Report 2015 Launched
AllAfrica - 11/26/2015 12:43:07 PM
The Least Developed Countries Report ... partners including the World Bank, IFAD, ISDB, and African Development Bank to develop a number of relevant projects. In the framework of this, he said, several kilometres of feeder roads have been constructed ...
Continental Wrestling Entertainment to be kick-started by Great Khali to promote wrestling in India
Indian Television - 11/26/2015 2:44:48 PM
The Great Khali, who had emerged as the champion at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE ... said that the youth is not just our future but also our present and in a young country and state like ours their development and betterment is of prime importance ...