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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Roadways map
U.S. women have traveled tough road en route to World Cup final
The Herald of Everett - 7/3/2015 11:57:21 PM
Since women's soccer was first recognized as a competitive international sport some 25 years ago, no country has enjoyed more success than the United States, which has won four of five Olympic gold medals and two World ... have made in-roads in the ...
Denmark Becomes World's First Country To Use Real-Time Traffic Data Across An Entire Road Network
PR Newswire - 7/2/2015 7:02:03 AM
The Danish Road Directorate, which has more than 10 years' experience of using GPS data to monitor traffic, recognises that gathering real-time information from private and commercial vehicles is the most effective way to gain a comprehensive picture of ...
The streets are calm but Greece is haunted by fear of civil strife
theguardian.com - 7/4/2015 6:34:02 PM
And it threatens to open deep fissures that have lain hidden for generations, having first emerged in the violent aftermath of the second world ... the road. Tsipras’s shock announcement of the popular vote, four days before the expiry of the country ...
Pakistan now among 95 countries to have met sanitation MDG: UN report
Dawn - 7/3/2015 11:11:24 AM
“Toilet use is becoming the new norm in rural Pakistan. A country on the road to modernity with unprecedented uptake of toilets, has met the sanitation MDG. I would like to congratulate the Government of Pakistan and its development partners on achieving ...
Stats That Could Win Or Lose The Women's World Cup Final
ESPN - 7/5/2015 3:05:15 PM
The United States can be the first country to win three Women's World Cup titles, while defending champion Japan ... and they rank fourth in the tournament with 58 percent possession. * The road to the final hasn't been easy for Japan, which is the first ...
It might need a brand new paint job! Forth Rail Bridge becomes a Unesco World Heritage site as it is billed a 'masterpiece of genius'
Daily Mail - 7/5/2015 9:53:17 PM
Scotland's Forth Bridge has today been given World Heritage Status by the the UN's Educational ... for being ‘masterpiece of human creative genius’ - has been named the country's sixth Unesco site, after being recommended for approval by a group ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 7/5/2015 7:05:39 AM
Tunisian state of emergency — Speaking on national television, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency in his country Saturday ... civilian vehicle parked on the side of the road in order to warn off the crowd.”
The Economist online - 7/3/2015 10:57:05 AM
If American roads were as safe per-mile-driven as Ireland’s, the number of lives saved each year would be equivalent to preventing all the murders in the country. In most of the rich world, far fewer people die in road accidents these days; cars are much ...
Man, 28, mauled to death by alligator in Texas
The Star - 7/4/2015 3:56:33 PM
This is Gator Country, after all, home to about half a million alligators ... the arm and dragged him underwater near the bank of Mac Pond, just off Lake Charlotte Road in Chambers County. Kaleb’s father, 42-year-old James Hurley, ran into the water ...
The World This Week: Greek Crisis Marks End of Debt Era
Fair Observer - 7/5/2015 12:03:19 AM
Unlike smaller countries like Greece, the US will never face default. It has the unique luxury of diluting its debt by simply printing more dollars. As the superpower in-charge of the world’s reserve currency, it can live off debt a little longer.
The 10 Best & 10 Worst U.S. States to Visit on a Road Trip This Summer
Alter Net - 7/2/2015 11:58:32 PM
Or maybe you're finally ready to make that most epic journey: The cross-country ... of the open road. As Kerouac wrote in his Beat classic, "I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly ...
Flint native is building bridges and roads around the world as a member of the U.S. Navy
MLive - 7/4/2015 5:58:15 PM
FLINT, MI -- A Flint native and 2000 Northern High School graduate is building bridges and roads around the world as a member of the U.S ... has allowed me to become humble after seeing different countries and cultures," said Thames.
World View: Greece’s Referendum Revives Memories of a Bloody Civil War
Breitbart News - 7/5/2015 2:29:28 PM
(“9-May-15 World View — Britain’s surprise ... and to “kick the can down the road” once more. Two days ago, I reported that leaders of Egypt and Kuwait were declaring that their countries were in a “state of war,” thanks to terrorist activities.
Paul Riley's notebook: Analyzing the matchup for the Women's World Cup final
OregonLive - 7/3/2015 12:08:40 PM
Women's soccer is taking center stage worldwide this month as the top countries in the world go head-to-head ... I think this epitomizes the U.S. team's road to the World Cup final vs. Japan. Early in the tournament the U.S. team looked meek, predictable ...
Pope Frances starts three country South American trip with message on poverty, environment
theday.com - 7/2/2015 11:58:32 PM
Francis also brokered a historic thaw between the United States and Cuba, countries he will visit in September. "Francis' visit will be a huge boost to the priests of the Third World and theology ... the side of the airport road that Francis will travel ...