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
The Countries Building The New Silk Road -- And What They're Winning In The Process
Forbes - 11/22/2016 10:37:26 PM
Ancient Silk Road cities like Xi’an ... is rapidly being drawn together into a massive market covering over 60 countries, 60% of the world’s population, 75% of energy resources, and 30% of GDP. Many plans have been brought forth by multiple regional ...
Fidel Castro memorial draws throngs to Santiago; funeral Sunday
CNN - 12/4/2016 2:27:46 AM
He touched on Fidel Castro's success in increasing literacy across Cuba, fighting racism and anti-colonialism and spreading revolutionary assistance to other countries. The crowd, quiet through much of his speech, broke into loud cheers at the end.
Book Review: A Country Road, a Tree, by Jo Baker
mcelhearn.com - 12/3/2016 8:51:20 PM
So this novel, A Country Road, a Tree, piqued my interest. (Amazon.com, Amazon UK) I’m a sucker for fiction about writers I admire. It covers the period just before and during World War 2, where Beckett served in the Resistance, and here he later worked ...
Big Country Notebook: Road ahead tough for area football teams
Abilene Reporter-News - 11/28/2016 8:50:06 PM
We’re two rounds away from the state championship games, and four Big Country teams and one local (Wylie) still have an opportunity to get to Jerry World. Typically ... no area team has a tougher road to get there. Up first for the Moguls will be ...
Fake news, a fake president and a fake country: Welcome to America, land of no context
Salon - 12/3/2016 4:59:17 AM
The country that elected him is fake too ... or should abandon “identity politics” in quest of some middle-road economic populism that blends Bill Clinton and FDR, are both missing the point. In a nation where a candidate who won the popular vote ...
Apartheid Roads, Financed by Donor Countries and World Bank
The Palestine Chronicle - 11/24/2016 11:53:48 PM
The project that was submitted to the donor countries and the World Bank included building 500 kilo-meters of roads, scores of by-passes, tunnels and bridges, and upgrading existing roads. For justifying the request, the Israelis assume ‘the ...
World population hits 7.4 bn
herald.co.zw - 12/1/2016 10:19:36 PM
It says 89 percent of the world’s 125 million 10-year-olds live in developing countries where girls face obstacles to ... positive or negative, can affect the road she travels from this crossroads in her life. ‘‘This is what will shape her role ...
Top 3 reasons that makes Greece one of the best countries to explore by bicycle
bicycleobsession.wordpress.com - 12/3/2016 2:31:56 PM
Countess gravel roads like this makes you wonder why bicycle tourists visiting Greece choose national roads to cross the country? The second point is ... the most famous oracle of the ancient world, the house of the Greek Gods, the Dragon houses, the ...
Trump’s First “Victory Tour” Speech Outlines His Menacing Vision for an Angry, Insular America in a Hostile World
Slate - 12/2/2016 5:50:34 AM
Family, cities, state, country. They are local. We'll compete in the world. We want to compete in the world, but we're going to compete in the world where it is a two-way run and not a one way road. The advantages are going to come back to our country.
Sean Penn: Hollywood, Havana and Me
Daily Beast - 12/3/2016 11:25:49 AM
What have the 75,000 coalminers—yup, that’s the total they number in the U.S.—won in a world that will die without clean ... Cuba is a poor country, but it lives without road rage, and with healthcare. It lives without raging lawlessness and with ...
American couple breaks world record for longest road trip in a single country with epic 29,500 mile journey through 39 states
Daily Mail - 10/27/2016 1:14:08 PM
An American couple has broken the world record for the longest road trip in one country after traveling over 29,500 miles through 39 states. Greg Cayea and Heather Thompson departed from Gilbert, Arizona on July 7, and have since traveled to 22 national ...
Mayor: world class Hre impossible in bond era
New Zimbabwe - 12/2/2016 4:24:40 AM
Most roads have become ... we won’t be able to reach a world class target,” he said. Manyenyeni’s comments come after government, on Monday, introduced bond notes as a way of cushioning a serious cash crunch the country has been experiencing since ...
Freezing weather blamed for deaths, road delays in Poland
Washington Post - 12/2/2016 8:13:44 AM
Firefighters also were called to secure torn-off roofs and to help clear roads, Pawel Fratczak, a spokesman for the national chief of Poland’s firefighters, said. A bout of winter weather hit Poland and some other European countries Thursday and ...
Travel Down a Country Road to See The Eyes of My Mother’s Opening Sequence
DREAD CENTRAL - 11/30/2016 6:53:12 PM
Though she clings to her increasingly reticent father, Francisca’s loneliness and scarred nature converge years later when her longing to connect with the world around her takes on a dark form. Shot in crisp black and white, the haunting visual ...
Few countries have road safety laws addressing all five key risk factors
WHO - 3/14/2013 8:50:38 AM
14 March 2013 | Geneva - Only 28 countries, covering 7% of the world’s population, have comprehensive road safety laws on all five key risk factors: drinking and driving, speeding, and failing to use motorcycle helmets, seat-belts, and child restraints.