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
World’s First Self-Driving Taxis Hit the Road in Singapore
The Wall Street Journal - 8/25/2016 3:33:16 PM
SINGAPORE—Singapore became the first country in the world to launch a self-driving taxi service on Thursday, beating ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. by mere days to public road tests of a technology that could revolutionize the transport industry.
Pakistan’s Road Warriors Are on Top of the Cricket World
New York Times - 8/25/2016 10:11:09 AM
London — Pakistan’s seven-year road trip has reached a destination few had forecast ... I only see my sister once a year. We are out of the country all of the time.” Pakistan has continued to grow talent. When its leading spin bowler Saeed Ajmal ...
Roads To Olympia: Women's Equality In Sports
The Huffington Post - 8/25/2016 10:11:09 AM
The upcoming narrative feature film Roads to Olympia chronicles the stories of three young athletes, in three different countries, striving to make it ... Female athletes in that part of the world are often looked at as inferior, even disgraceful.
Around the world
The Bulletin - 8/25/2016 7:05:02 AM
Colombia deal — Colombia’s government and the country’s biggest rebel group reached a historic deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world’s longest ... driving cars on public roads for several years ...
British Cycling vow to host biggest UCI Road World Championships after Yorkshire bid submitted for 2019
inside the games - 8/23/2016 4:32:54 PM
“Backed by substantial Government investment, our bid promises not only to host the biggest UCI Road World Championships in history, it will secure new facilities across the country to ensure that even more people get to experience British Cycling ...
MIT spinout NuTonomy just beat Uber to launch the world’s first self-driving taxi
TechCrunch - 8/25/2016 4:49:01 AM
NuTonomy, a three-year-old company that span out of MIT, announced that its first autonomous vehicles available for public hire have hit the roads of the Southeast Asian country today ... The public trial is a world-first, but it is starting in a ...
'We just want to live' – on the road with South Sudan's refugees
The Guardian - 8/25/2016 1:10:06 PM
Crammed into three coaches, these are the latest of more than 88,000 South Sudanese refugees to seek asylum here since early July, when civil war restarted in the world’s newest country ... “Whether you were on the road, and whether you were at ...
Singapore Beats Pittsburgh to World’s First Self-Driving Taxi Rides
mishtalk.com - 8/25/2016 12:20:00 PM
There is also competition between cities, states and countries. On August 18 ... cut the number of cars on Singapore’s congested roads. Eventually, the model could be adopted in cities around the world, nuTonomy says. For now, the taxis only will ...
World War II pilot’s memories still flying high: Former Ecorse veteran served two countries during the war
The News-Herald - 8/24/2016 11:09:36 AM
He is also the only Downriver resident to have served two countries during World War II as a pilot in the Royal Canadian ... Other memories include watching a viaduct on Southfield Road being built, getting ice chips from the ice man when he’d make ...
How satellite images are helping find the world’s hidden poor
Washington Post - 8/24/2016 11:52:33 AM
In fact, between 2000 and 2010, 14 African countries carried out no surveys from which national poverty statistics could be constructed at all, the World Bank says ... with economic development — like roads and farmland, even the size and material ...
Iraq army takes key town on road to Mosul from Islamic State
Times of India - 8/25/2016 5:56:26 PM
BAGHDAD: The Iraqi prime minister said his country's forces have retaken the key town of Qayara, near a major air base south of Mosul, from the Islamic State group. Haider al-Abadi says the victory marks was an "important step" on the road to Mosul ...
Singapore nuTonomy Introduces The World’s First Self Driving Taxis
www.musttechnews.com - 8/25/2016 2:21:41 PM
... again with Singapore-based nuTonomy debuted their self-driving taxi service today on the road of Singapore. So, Singapore became world’s first country to launch a self-driving taxi hailing service. This company is founded by two researchers from ...
UVA Working to Create Digital Map of Faulkner’s Literary World
NBC 29 News - 8/25/2016 9:42:31 AM
A University of Virginia English professor is teaming up with experts from around the country to create a unique digital library ... is using digital technologies to map out William Faulkner's fictional world in Mississippi. Digital Yoknapatawpha offers ...
Road to Ultra let's you party in September
Philstar - 8/25/2016 6:29:14 AM
MANILA, Philippines - Catch the biggest dance party that will rock the country this year! Road to Ultra (RTU ... showcasing cutting-edge stage production including world-class visuals, lighting, cryogenics and pyrotechnics. RTU 2016 is headlined by ...
Turkey targets Gulen-inspired projects around the world
FOX News - 8/24/2016 9:07:54 AM
Turkey's international campaign against Gulen, who denies any involvement in the July 15 uprising, targets schools and other institutions in more than 100 countries ... Asia-Caucasus Institute and the Silk Road Studies Program. Turkey accuses Gulen ...