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
After road and cross-country success, Kamworor’s attention turns to track
IAAF - 3/29/2015 4:04:13 PM
It has been a stunning 12 months of success for Geoffrey Kamworor, who won the senior men’s title at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships ... reiterating that he had put his road running ambitions on hold temporarily, although there is the ...
The Arab world's poorest country is now the battleground of a Mideast-wide war
The Business Insider - 3/28/2015 6:42:53 PM
Residents reported heavy clashes between the Houthis and mainly Sunni tribal fighters in the south of the country, while the air campaign sought ... tanks and military trucks heading along the coastal road to Aden from Shaqra was attacked by warplanes ...
Steel all smiles after solid outing at World Cross Country Championships
Australia - 3/28/2015 9:56:09 PM
And while facing a challenging and winding course, as well as the world's best cross country runners, Steel put in an encouraging ... "I wouldn't miss this for the world, I love running on the road but you can't beat the atmosphere in the team.
Islamic fighters led by Al Qaeda seize major Syrian city
FOX News - 3/28/2015 11:07:44 PM
Its capture by the Nusra Front underscores the growing power of extremist groups in Syria who now control about half the country. Opposition fighters ... control is an "important victory on the road to the full liberation of Syrian soil from the Assad ...
Bay Area Lights Go Out As World Observes Earth Hour
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 3/28/2015 5:52:47 PM
The annual global event is observed around the world to raise awareness about climate change ... She said they also conserve by using reclaimed water for landscaping and to wash the roadway. Ghirardelli Square hosts a free event called #GoDark, so people ...
In the hills of Sri Lanka’s tea country
The Bulletin - 3/29/2015 7:00:11 AM
(Sri Lanka’s roads are invariably two lane but well-paved and safe ... past Castlereagh Lake and into the heart of tea plantation country, a world of verdant staircases occupied by laborers with heavy bags across their shoulders. When I stepped out ...
Real World Economics: On Asia bank, heed 'Gambler' wisdom
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 3/29/2015 5:05:39 AM
Our country opposes ... individual nation's World War I bonds because they would be the joint liability of all member nations and not just one. Initially, most loans were for infrastructure such as power plants, port facilities, roads and bridges, dams ...
World's huddled masses use 4 key land, sea routes to Europe
Stamford Advocate - 3/28/2015 4:41:12 PM
"You tighten a law in one country, another route swells up elsewhere," she says ... Neighboring Hungary has become the preferred EU opening for travel by road or rail to immigrant favorites Germany and France. Many walk the entire Macedonian section ...
World Cup Final: Melbourne Cricket Ground Turns Into a Sea of Yellow and Black
NDTV - 3/29/2015 2:42:29 AM
Melbourne: One of the world's greatest sporting cities was gripped by cricket fever on Sunday as co-hosts Australia and New Zealand faced off in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. (Blog | Scorecard) All roads led to the iconic stadium ...
Portland Press Herald - 3/29/2015 7:57:27 AM
The Civil Defense agency said the 15,800-gallon tanker crashed on the road between Villahermosa and Coatzacoalcos ... including the failure of two recent offensives in the north and the south of the country. The official Syrian news agency SANA indirectly ...
China to accommodate India in Silk Road plan
Times of India - 3/29/2015 12:55:07 AM
The change in China's stance comes after the country's official media suggested that the Silk Road programme be merged with the `Mausam' programme announced by PM Narendra Modi. Sources said India has made it clear it wants to go ahead with its own plans ...
WB to construct 330 new disaster shelters by 2017
The Daily Star - 3/28/2015 7:18:41 PM
The World Bank will construct at least 330 new cyclone shelters ... repairing existing shelters and building shelter access roads in cyclone-prone areas. The LGED official said the project has provided agricultural support to farmers through the provision ...
Drilon joins world leaders at funeral of Lee Kuan Yew
ABS-CBN News - 3/29/2015 1:16:35 AM
and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima will represent the country at the state funeral Sunday of Singapore’s founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew. Barricades were set up along the road and outside of Singapore's Parliament House with an increased security ...
The Road Less Traveled: Life as a 'Fringe' NFL Prospect
Bleacher Report - 3/29/2015 5:55:46 AM
However, for hundreds of young men across the country, the question isn't when they'll be drafted ... The Scenic Route Josh Bredl knows all about a football career spent on the road the less traveled. He's been taking the scenic route since high school.
Obama Cites Ayatollah’s Fatwa on Road to Nuclear War
breakingisraelnews.com - 3/29/2015 8:04:37 AM
This is the same Rouhani who, after recently showcasing Iran’s newly developed missiles, described his nation’s diplomatic talks with the U.S. as an active “jihad”: “Our negotiations with the world powers are a source of national pride.