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
British road traffic increased by record 2.2% last year
The Guardian - 2/11/2016 4:48:14 PM
Congestion has pushed average speeds lower, with vehicles on local A roads in the morning peak averaging 23.4mph across the country, and just 15mph on London A-roads. The DfT said the higher traffic reflected growth in the UK economy, while lower fuel ...
World of Beer Expects to Open Canton Location by Summer
Patch - 2/13/2016 1:08:08 AM
CANTON, MI – World of Beer, which offers serious beer connoisseurs an emporium of more than 600 beers from 30 countries, is expected to open in Canton by summer on the busy Ford Road corridor. Chad Wilson, the local franchise owner, told The Canton ...
An honest Arab guy telling the truth on cultural apartheid practiced by Muslims countries !
liveleak.com - 2/11/2016 1:49:17 PM
Especially conservative Muslims countries like gulf monarchies produced nothing special that can be shared with the rest of the world, many of these counties ... with the merchants and the well knew silk road which was as well going through the Arabic ...
World of Beer eyes summer opening in Canton
Detroit Free Press - 2/12/2016 10:37:48 PM
The beer is on its way. Work crews have cleared a once-wooded area on Ford Road, west of Lilley, where World of Beer is coming with more than 600 flavors from at least 30 countries. Chad Wilson, owner of the Canton WOB, said preliminary construction is ...
Northern Ireland's 'Game of Thrones' road painted by mistake
Toronto Sun - 2/11/2016 3:05:02 AM
The country road flanked by gloriously gnarled beech trees provides the otherworldly backdrop of Kingsroad, the central path through the mythical world of Westeros. Government officials say the paint job was a mistake and will be scrubbed off by Thursday.
World Bank Punches South Africa’s Poor, by Ignoring the Rich
Counter Punch - 2/12/2016 11:03:27 AM
Ahem, this is worth unpacking. 1) “Spent more than other countries”? Of the world’s 40 largest economies, only four – South Korea, China, Mexico and India – had lower social spending than South Africa, measured in 2011 as a share of Gross ...
To Lagos by road
Ghana Web - 2/11/2016 8:08:40 PM
Most of the important things in the world have been achieved by people who kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope. Anyone who has travelled by road from Aflao through ... and contacts between the different countries, our progress towards ...
Bach: 'No intention' by any countries to pull out
KWES NewsWest 9 - 2/12/2016 6:41:35 PM
LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) - IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics ... Latin America and been labeled a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. Health authorities are investigating ...
The world's best bakers - and they aren't French
BBC - 2/14/2016 1:28:25 AM
If you want a fresh crusty baguette, Paris would be the obvious place to shop - but the winners of the world's premier baking competition, which was held last week, come from a country usually ... I chose a cafe across the road. There is a sign on the ...
How Netflix Will Reach 175 Million Subscribers By 2020
Seeking Alpha - 2/12/2016 5:08:31 PM
The road to 2020 may prove to be the company's golden years ... In the series of charts below, we show broadband subscribers in the top 25 countries. The "Rest of World" category denotes all other countries not included in the top 25.
Death on the roads
The Jerusalem Post - 2/13/2016 7:59:08 PM
Perhaps the visible presence of more police volunteers on urban roads would reduce this grim statistic. As far as statistics go, some reassurance may be found in the 2014 World Health Rankings of the best and worst countries for road fatalities ...
Stop double standards on dealing with terror, India and UAE tell the world
Firstpost - 2/13/2016 4:21:24 AM
“They reiterated their condemnation for efforts, including by states, to use religion to justify, support and sponsor terrorism against other countries ... in priority areas such as railways, roads, ports, and shipping. During the visit of Modi to ...
Syria ceasefire in danger after Assad vows to retake 'the whole country'
Mashable - 2/12/2016 5:08:31 PM
Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake "the whole country" mere hours after world leaders in Munich said an agreement ... "The main battle is about cutting the road between Aleppo and Turkey, for Turkey is the main conduit of ...
Syrian President al-Assad vows to retake country amid ceasefire push
Raw Story - 2/13/2016 3:59:56 AM
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a “long ... hours before a new ceasefire plan was announced early Friday by world powers in Munich, Assad said he backed peace talks but that negotiations ...
India steel output to grow by 7% in 2016: Platts
Economic Times - 2/11/2016 3:22:20 PM
"In 2015, out of the 10 largest steel production countries in the world, nine saw production cuts ... and much needed new investments in infrastructure projects such as roads, railways, ports, power and water infrastructure are a key driver for steel ...