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
Heatwave: the world goes on red alert
The National - 8/3/2015 5:05:22 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.
'Belt-road' to benefit businesses in Malaysia
Asiaone Business - 8/2/2015 10:03:01 PM
The whole world is watching it. If Malaysia is slow to respond ... and China's annual trade volume with belt and road countries will exceed US$2.5 trillion (RM 9.5 trillion) in a decade or so. Alongside the initiative is the establishment of China ...
Wellsboro Gazette - 8/2/2015 10:00:02 AM
He likes to try the ideas out on bonafide members of the world dilemma think tank before springing them ... built a log cabin 12 miles from the nearest road, and drove a dog team in the first Iditarod Race. He has also packed mules in the eastern High ...
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 ...
Russia Wants People to Road Trip from New York to London (via Moscow)
Gizmodo - 8/2/2015 3:57:57 PM
It would be a big improvement for the region; Siberian roads are notoriously terrible, after all. Image Credit: Siberian Times And the new highway would connect some very isolated Russian cities, like Irkutsk, to the rest of the world, although it would ...
Country Legend Lynn Anderson Dead at 67
Rolling Stone - 7/31/2015 10:26:52 PM
Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Singer-songwriter Lynn Anderson, a dynamic Grammy-winning performer whose 1970 single, "Rose Garden," was a country and pop hit throughout the world, died Thursday ... with the bandleader's Welk Road Show. In 1970, having ...
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 8/2/2015 11:28:55 PM
Associated Press Two Malian soldiers were killed and five were injured when their convoy was ambushed in the center of the country, a defense official said Sunday. The attack occurred on the road between the central towns of Nampala and Diabaly ...
Tiny Birds, Big Drama: Inside the World of the Birdmen of Queens
New York Times - 8/3/2015 4:00:56 AM
Listen to the subtle differences in the songbirds’ voices from different countries. Ostensibly ... And now, the middle-class neighborhood is home to one of the world’s largest Sikh populations outside India. But the two groups of diaspora Indians ...
New Mazda Road to Indy shootout goes global across double-digit series
Motor Sports Talk - 8/1/2015 12:31:33 PM
For this weekend’s seven rounds of competition at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, 13 countries are represented ... we can expand the Mazda Road to Indy entry-level opportunity to young champions from around the world. From an aggressive grassroots ...
Harper opens election campaign in Montreal, met by protesters
The Star - 8/3/2015 5:19:41 AM
In Montreal, the Conservatives haven’t won a seat in a quarter-century, but they have long coveted Mount Royal as a possible beachhead in the country’s second ... in support of Israel on the world stage. “Our road starts here in Montreal — at ...
Myanmar's president visits area worst-hit by flooding
San Francisco Gate - 8/2/2015 4:48:04 PM
Local residents wade through a flooded road in Bago, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, Aug 1, 2015. Myanmar's president has declared several regions of the country to be disaster zones, as forecasts of heavy rain for the next ...
Landmark Enclave Exchange: The road to improved India-Bangladesh ties begins
Firstpost - 8/1/2015 4:53:25 AM
The 37,334 people in the Indian enclaves inside Bangladesh and 14,215 in Bangladeshi enclaves inside India have been deprived of such facilities as electricity, education, road connectivity ... the two countries will now need to find solutions to issues ...
More Efficient Road Repairs On the Horizon
Valley News - 8/2/2015 12:37:31 PM
Lasers up front mapped the road’s roughness, and high-definition cameras on spider ... Improving the condition of the country’s highways and bridges will cost $120 billion between 2015 and 2020, while current spending at all levels of government ...
Alternate route: a man, a used bus and a world trek
HamptonRoads.com - 8/3/2015 4:00:56 AM
The change had them drive past Hampton Roads this weekend ... If allowed through the country that essentially makes South Korea an island, Insoo said, the bus will become a symbol of something bigger than a trip around the world. Either way, they hope ...
Special Olympics World Games: Pakistan’s medal tally goes up to 18
The Express Tribune - 8/1/2015 6:19:19 AM
KARACHI: Pakistan’s special Olympians added another three medals — one gold and two silver — to take the country’s tally to 18 at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Touseeful Hasan bagged a gold in the 10-kilometre road race in ...