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, 2012See also: Roadways map
Venezuelan President Maduro to CNN: U.S. would respond the way I did
CNN - 3/7/2014 4:02:04 AM
Think about what the U.S. government would do if a political group laid out a road map for overthrowing President Barack Obama, Maduro said in an exclusive interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour. "What would happen in the United States if a ...
On World’s Most Deadly Roads Datsun Says No Airbags
Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2014 5:29:09 AM
When Nissan Motor Co. starts selling the first car from the resurrected Datsun brand later this month, it won’t offer airbags or anti-lock brakes on even the top-end version. Datsun’s decision for the 1.2-liter gasoline engine car called the ...
World War One, a hundred years on, entrenched on London stages
Thomson Reuters - 3/4/2014 11:00:48 AM
With "War Horse" - the internationally hailed play about a British army steed in the Great War - still playing in the West End, theatre-goers can now delve deeper into the human side of the conflict that killed some 10 million military personnel.
Uruguay slams 'old school' UN over world-first pot plans
Yahoo News - 3/6/2014 2:01:34 AM
Uruguay lashed out at the United Nations, labeling the world body "old school" for its criticism of the country's world-first marijuana law. Global drugs body the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) warned Uruguay and the US states of ...
More on 2014 FIFA World Cup Modes
Pasta Padre - 3/4/2014 1:59:46 PM
Road to Rio de Janeiro (Online) Starting at the Arena da Amazônia in the city of Manaus, Road to Rio de Janeiro allows gamers to take their nation through all 12 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup venues. Like the popular Online Seasons mode found in ...
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Liberia: World Bank Supports Road and Bridge Works
AllAfrica - 1/25/2014 8:46:55 AM
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved ... and improve the government's institutional capacity to manage the country's road sector. The Urban and Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (URIRP) was approved in 2009 to support ...
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla drivers that set out to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
news.oneindia.in - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
This Man From Calgary Spent 23 Years on the Road, Visiting Every Country in the World
smithsonianmag.com - 10/17/2013 6:37:57 PM
Mike Spencer Bown, 42, has been on the road since he sold his import company and, in 1990, left his home in Calgary. This week, upon arriving in Ireland, he completed his mission of more than twenty years—to experience every country in the world.
British country lane road rage attack caught on video
NBCNews.com - 5/14/2012 10:29:17 PM
LONDON - Police in Britain released video footage of an apparent road-rage incident between an angry woman and a man on a bicycle on a country lane, ITV News reported Monday. The clip shows a man wearing Wellington boots and flat-cap cycling along the ...
The world's deadliest road
theguardian.com - 12/8/2012 11:59:03 PM
And this is a World Bank road. You would never ever build a road like this in a developed country. Why is it OK for it to be built with millions of pounds of international money here in Bangladesh? Because these people are poor and it doesn't matter?"
Rushing on by road, rail and air
The Economist - 2/13/2008 11:56:07 PM
The world's largest, designed in the gently sinuous form ... The ministry's Huang Min says that railways in the booming east of the country could be run “according to market principles”. Investors, he says, will be attracted by the huge pent-up demand ...