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
Accelerating Road Safety, a Priority for Poorest Countries
The World Bank - 11/17/2015 8:03:17 PM
... death among those aged 15 to 29 The road safety challenge requires decisive and committed leadership, effective funding, and accelerated action if countries are to meet targets through proven results All World Bank road projects today address road saf ...
Running Can Unify In A Divided World
Courant - 11/29/2015 3:57:00 AM
a small country in Africa bordered by Tanzania and Rwanda. We talked the other day about how the Manchester Road Race is a small spot of brightness in what is an ever-darkening world where terrorists blow up innocent people having dinner or going to concerts.
Qatar Bans Contractors Leaving Country in Rain-Damage Probe
New York Times - 11/28/2015 3:08:05 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar has banned contractors from leaving the small, oil-rich country as it carries out a probe into how heavy rains damaged buildings and roadways ... ahead of hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
World Cup winning captain now selling 'kachoris' for a living
ABP NEWS - 11/28/2015 3:18:13 PM
New Delhi: India is well-known across the world as the ... playing for one’s country. Several careers have been made, victories celebrated, and retirements mourned. This story from Vadodara, however, is different. The Old Padra Road in Vadodara has ...
Traveling the World Takes Minutes with This Walkable Map of the Planet
Auto Evolution - 11/28/2015 10:10:25 AM
With each holiday like the one most Americans have just celebrated, both globetrotters and petrolheads think about their next road trip. It’s a natural ... Here, visitors can march across all the world’s countries in a matter of minutes, and they ...
Turkish President 'saddened' by plane incident
KION 46 Central Coast News - 11/28/2015 9:08:59 PM
The countries disagree sharply on whether the Russian plane was ... The powerful Turkish leader didn't lash out at Russia but appeared intent on taking the high road by claiming that "Turkey has never been in favor of triggering tensions and clashes ...
Global tax proposed to generate funds for road safety
Times of India - 11/28/2015 10:34:53 PM
While supporting the proposal to put in place an innovative financing model for road safety World Bank's chief financial officer ... mooted considering the fact that middle and low income countries bear about 90% share of the road traffic crash.
Jagran Josh - 11/28/2015 10:10:25 AM
India has one of the largest road networks in the world. Every year, approximately ... important roads along the northern and north-eastern boundary of the country. The main roads which are constructed and maintained by the Central Government are known ...
Hundreds of Russian truck drivers head to Moscow for protest against new road tax
FOX News - 11/29/2015 3:02:43 PM
PETERSBURG, Russia – Russian truck drivers have been protesting across the country, and one of their leaders says hundreds ... are protesting the introduction of a hefty road tax for long-distance haulers. They say the new tax represents a heavy burden ...
Road to robotic parking in U.S. is littered with faulty projects
The Seattle Times - 11/28/2015 4:36:58 PM
Police were called to keep order at the building, BrickellHouse. Throughout the country, other attempts at self-parking garages have been caught in embarrassing software and hardware mishaps at a time dozens of other projects have been proposed or have ...
Culture, history and ideas at play in ‘White Road’
The Bulletin - 11/29/2015 8:00:23 AM
But de Waal is a potter by trade, who has spent “40-plus years of sitting, slightly hunched with a moving wheel and moving a piece of clay trying to still a small part of the world, make an inside space.” And his latest book, “The White Road,” is a ...
The Latest: tens of thousands Ugandans await pope's Mass honoring country's martyrs
US News and World Report - 11/28/2015 4:48:18 AM
(All times local.) 7:25 a.m. Tens of thousands of people are streaming into a Kampala sanctuary where Pope Francis will celebrate his first Mass in Uganda honoring the country's martyrs. As the sun rose Saturday over Namugongo shrine, pilgrims arriving on ...
A Call for Solidarity with Palestine and the World's Oppressed
teleSUR - 11/29/2015 3:52:50 PM
Road Map to Peace ... Emigrating after the First World War, Palestinians created the first Palestinian institutions outside of Palestine, in Latin America. As early as 1920 and by 1947 there was a strong lobby in several countries against the partition ...
We are in the third world war right now: Capt Raghu Raman
Daily News and Analysis - 11/28/2015 7:18:37 AM
“Earlier, the format was to prevent enemy nation’s soldiers from entering the country. Now, these enemies are no more ... “More people died after 9/11 in road accidents in the USA that year than the number of people killed in the attack itself.
You'll Never Guess The Most Charitable Nation In The World
NPR News - 11/28/2015 11:14:51 AM
The Gallup World Poll asked people from 145 countries: In the last month ... Her examples are myriad. "If you need a road in a rural area, the government is not going to provide it. But you can get together with your neighbors to build it.