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
UP launches Road Safety Policy,first in country
Webindia 123 - 9/22/2014 1:56:25 PM
India has the highest number of road accident deaths in the world and UP has the largest numbers of road deaths in the country," he disclosed. Under the policy, various departments like home, transport, health and public works department would coordinate ...
U.P. launches road safety policy
The Hindu - 9/23/2014 1:16:27 AM
Speaking on the occasion, New Zealand High Commissioner Grahame Morton said his country’s participation ... wake of the State Road Safety Policy announcement. IG (Traffic) Vijay Prakash said that the “Highway Police” will be a World Bank-aided ...
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/15/2014 12:55:51 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in the United States and Canada this summer. Paisley’s tour, sponsored by Kraft Cheese & Dairy brands, kicks off in the City of Brotherly Love ...
Tough road ahead for Iraq leader al-Abadi; must unify divided country
Firstpost - 9/10/2014 3:19:15 AM
Baghdad: Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has a daunting task ahead of him: With the world watching, the Shiite politician must unify a deeply divided country against Sunni militants who have seized much of its territory. First, though ...
Trio Of Norwegian Men Travel To 19 Countries In 24 Hours, Set New World Record
The Huffington Post - 9/22/2014 2:53:41 PM
We even had time to spare, but the weather conditions [were] just too bad to continue towards our 20th country, Italy ... “Now we have been on the road and should be tired, but setting a new world record feels like winning the lottery and we wonder ...
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal ... that if the current rise in road accident rates is not curbed, Saudi ...
'How I visited every country in the world - without a single flight'
Daily Telegraph - 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM
This would be the first of many border crossings as I embarked on what I knew would be the biggest adventure of my life: the Odyssey Expedition, the first surface journey to every country in the ... but after 1,426 days on the road, on Monday I crossed ...
Bullet trains tighten China’s embrace of restive Xinjiang
Washington Post - 9/10/2014 12:51:55 PM
Long-term stability Touring Xinjiang in April, President Xi Jinping was quoted as saying that the long-term stability of Xinjiang was vital to the entire country ... onto the world’s front pages. While the dream of a new Silk Road speaks of open ...
Bicyclist may be luckiest man in the world
KOKH FOX 25 - 9/23/2014 1:05:08 PM
That's what most drivers learn before they hit the road. When you're on a bike, the same is true. But sometimes, things are out of your control. A bicyclist in Russia may be the luckiest man in the country or, perhaps, the entire world. In a YouTube video ...
Bookstores live! Secrets of the stores saving the book world
Salon - 9/11/2014 10:59:11 PM
Their dispatches from the road begin here. When we left New York with nothing but an enormous summer’s sunbaked country on the other side of the windshield, and half a dozen readings on the calendar for the next week and a half, the main question we ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/24/2008 1:07:23 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for
theguardian.com - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
A US ambassador to Kosovo, who lobbied for the construction of a $1bn road through the war-torn country, has taken up a post with the ... despite concerns from the IMF, the World Bank, EU diplomats, Feith, and the Kosovan government's own legal adviser.
World Bank announces its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/14/2014 8:31:25 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
Qatar 2022 World Cup too hot to handle as FIFA finally appears to see some sense
Herald Sun Melboume - 9/23/2014 8:50:25 PM
THE latest call to abandon Qatar’s staging of the 2022 soccer World Cup is not surprising ... to the Middle East country in the first place. Qatar is a tiny, oil and gas-rich nation seven hours’ drive up the road from Dubai. Its sand-swept roads ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 12:50:50 AM
showing the world the road to change, and times when you think Brazil is a world-class catastrophe, the worst country, the country where everything goes wrong.” The experience of many Brazilians during the World Cup may be somewhere between elation and ...