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
Dead at 26, Baby Huey left the world one grand LP
A.V. Club - 11/24/2015 6:11:47 AM
“Jimmy was very sensitive to the world around him,” says Ramey’s manager Marv ... Now Baby Huey is buried back in Richmond—surrounded by the golden cornfields and rolling country roads of his childhood—adding prophetic meaning to his lyrics ...
Greece cleared by eurozone fund for €2bn bailout loan
The Guardian - 11/23/2015 11:16:36 PM
The eurozone bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), said on Monday it had agreed to release the next instalment of the country’s bailout programme ... which include higher taxes on wine and road use as well as increased limits on ...
From CBDRs to INDCs: Acronyms on the road to averting climate change disaster
The Indian Express - 11/23/2015 8:17:39 PM
... and Africa had become industrialised — this group of 30-odd countries accounted for over 60% of accumulated emissions since 1850, according to the dataset of the Washington-based World Resources Institute. When the world first became conscious of ...
Japan: Dementia lessons from the world’s oldest country
The Star - 11/22/2015 11:57:45 AM
No country has gotten older faster than Japan, the world’s first “super-aged” nation ... a taxi driver found him wandering along the road. Another time, their former electrician brought Shosuke home after he saw him sleeping in the park.
Road Beast: Florida
Daily Beast - 11/23/2015 11:45:14 PM
and alligators prone to more head-shaking moments than the rest of the country? In this first installment of our new Road Beast travel series, we visit some of the Florida’s weirdest landmarks. From a machine gun theme park at the gates of Disney World ...
One killed in rockslide triggered by earthquake in Venezuela
United Press International - 11/23/2015 1:43:56 PM
because we are a seismic country." RELATEDVenezuelan lawmaker accuses U.S. of kidnapping president's relatives Six houses were significantly damaged by the earthquake. Road travel through multiple districts in Mérida and the corresponding Andean region ...
Is hopelessness the reason for the lawless way in which we use the roadways?
Stabroek News - 11/24/2015 9:03:35 AM
I have lived in and travelled to other countries and I have never seen the kind of lawless disregard for the usage of the roadways by both pedestrians ... travelling the world, enjoying their retirement or earning enough to comfortably enjoy life, they ...
India calls on SE Asia for road safety bloc
Times of India - 11/21/2015 12:10:16 AM
Pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists, according to the World Health Organization (WHO ... on Road safety organized by WHO Indian road transport minister Nitin Gadkari invited all the member countries to work together. "Deaths and injuries in traffic ...
Is Georgia the world's cradle of wine?
CNN - 11/23/2015 5:54:29 PM
Visit Kakheti, Georgia's lush wine-producing region, and find out why many believe the country is the world's cradle of wine.
Town of Kobani, Scarred by ISIS, Strives to Rebuild
New York Times - 11/24/2015 2:51:21 AM
“But at night we lock the door and don’t open for anyone, because there is fear in the world.” A fierce battle by Kurdish ... Its first tasks were to restore water and sewage lines, reopen roads, dispose of unexploded ordnance and lay to rest the ...
Slow road from Kabul highlights China's challenge in Afghanistan
Channel News Asia - 11/22/2015 10:34:50 PM
While China has been hesitant to get involved directly in foreign entanglements, its companies have shown a greater willingness to engage in countries where security can be challenging, including Libya and South Sudan. The Kabul-Jalalabad road project ...
Same dress seen on TV all over the country, including Montgomery
WSFA 12 - 11/23/2015 11:27:56 AM
One dress is taking over the meteorology world. The Homeyee women's stretch tunic is being seen on television sets all over the country, including here in ... important talks about safety on the roads. A 3-pointer by Samford’s Darius Jones-Gibson gave ...
Why concrete road is best’
The Nation - 11/22/2015 11:17:47 PM
A World Health Organisation (WHO) report adjudged Nigerian roads the most dangerous in Africa. The report, which focused on road traffic deaths in selected African countries, said Nigeria accounts for the highest fatalities with 33.7 per cent per 100 ...
Edmund de Waal’s ‘The White Road’: a pure obsession
The Seattle Times - 11/22/2015 5:59:50 AM
But de Waal is a potter by trade, who has spent “forty-plus years of sitting, slightly hunched with a moving wheel and moving a piece of clay trying to still a small part of the world, make an inside space.” And his latest book, “The White Road ...
World briefs: U.N. report sees disasters increasing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 11/24/2015 5:00:12 AM
The new steps include greater security checks of Palestinian vehicles on roads also used by Israelis and new routes ... loans due from its third financial rescue after the cash-strapped country implemented a series of economic reforms European creditors ...