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
British road traffic increased by record 2.2% last year
The Guardian - 2/11/2016 4:48:14 PM
Congestion has pushed average speeds lower, with vehicles on local A roads in the morning peak averaging 23.4mph across the country, and just 15mph on London A-roads. The DfT said the higher traffic reflected growth in the UK economy, while lower fuel ...
An honest Arab guy telling the truth on cultural apartheid practiced by Muslims countries !
liveleak.com - 2/11/2016 1:49:17 PM
Especially conservative Muslims countries like gulf monarchies produced nothing special that can be shared with the rest of the world, many of these counties ... with the merchants and the well knew silk road which was as well going through the Arabic ...
World of Beer Expects to Open Canton Location by Summer
Patch - 2/13/2016 1:08:08 AM
CANTON, MI – World of Beer, which offers serious beer connoisseurs an emporium of more than 600 beers from 30 countries, is expected to open in Canton by summer on the busy Ford Road corridor. Chad Wilson, the local franchise owner, told The Canton ...
Scouts mark World Thinking Day
Times and Democrat - 2/14/2016 1:57:03 AM
NORWAY—Eight different countries were represented in the Girl Scouts Service Unit 643 of Orangeburg County’s annual World Thinking Day program on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event was held in the fellowship hall of Bushy Pond Baptist Church on Wire Road in ...
To Lagos by road
Ghana Web - 2/11/2016 8:08:40 PM
Most of the important things in the world have been achieved by people who kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope. Anyone who has travelled by road from Aflao through ... and contacts between the different countries, our progress towards ...
Bach: 'No intention' by any countries to pull out
KWES NewsWest 9 - 2/12/2016 6:41:35 PM
LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) - IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics ... Latin America and been labeled a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. Health authorities are investigating ...
Central African Republic votes for President in nation tormented by war
CNN - 2/14/2016 8:30:45 AM
Whoever wins the presidency has a tough road ahead amid tensions between ... About 2.5 million people, half the country's population, have limited access to food, according to the U.N.'s World Food Program. It pointed out that over the past year, the ...
Northern Ireland's 'Game of Thrones' road painted by mistake
Toronto Sun - 2/11/2016 3:05:02 AM
The country road flanked by gloriously gnarled beech trees provides the otherworldly backdrop of Kingsroad, the central path through the mythical world of Westeros. Government officials say the paint job was a mistake and will be scrubbed off by Thursday.
World of Beer eyes summer opening in Canton
Detroit Free Press - 2/12/2016 10:37:48 PM
The beer is on its way. Work crews have cleared a once-wooded area on Ford Road, west of Lilley, where World of Beer is coming with more than 600 flavors from at least 30 countries. Chad Wilson, owner of the Canton WOB, said preliminary construction is ...
World Bank Punches South Africa’s Poor, by Ignoring the Rich
Counter Punch - 2/12/2016 11:03:27 AM
Ahem, this is worth unpacking. 1) “Spent more than other countries”? Of the world’s 40 largest economies, only four – South Korea, China, Mexico and India – had lower social spending than South Africa, measured in 2011 as a share of Gross ...
The World Government Summit and the Arabs' Heartache
The Huffington Post - 2/14/2016 6:07:35 AM
Meanwhile, in the ancient city that was the cradle of Arab culture for many centuries, people were barely able to breathe as the Syrian government and its allies cut off the only remaining road between rebel-held Aleppo and the outside world, trapping ...
Cowboys, country music, sheriffs: Only in Philippines
Standard Speaker - 2/14/2016 9:20:52 AM
The Cordilleras area, a 12-hour drive from Manila over serpentine and bumpy roads ... added it to the World Heritage list. “It was worth the drive, no?” asked our driver, Cecile, beneath his Stetson cowboy hat. “This is God’s country.”
How Netflix Will Reach 175 Million Subscribers By 2020
Seeking Alpha - 2/12/2016 5:08:31 PM
The road to 2020 may prove to be the company's golden years ... In the series of charts below, we show broadband subscribers in the top 25 countries. The "Rest of World" category denotes all other countries not included in the top 25.
China stands for common security, inclusive world order
Webindia 123 - 2/14/2016 9:28:01 AM
For example, the "Belt and Road" initiative and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank are new public goods China is offering, Fu said. On China-US relations, she said as the two countries have growing common interest in world affairs, they need to ...
The world's best bakers - and they aren't French
BBC - 2/14/2016 1:28:25 AM
If you want a fresh crusty baguette, Paris would be the obvious place to shop - but the winners of the world's premier baking competition, which was held last week, come from a country usually ... I chose a cafe across the road. There is a sign on the ...