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
The Countries Building The New Silk Road -- And What They're Winning In The Process
Forbes - 11/22/2016 10:37:26 PM
Ancient Silk Road cities like Xi’an ... is rapidly being drawn together into a massive market covering over 60 countries, 60% of the world’s population, 75% of energy resources, and 30% of GDP. Many plans have been brought forth by multiple regional ...
Book Review: A Country Road, a Tree, by Jo Baker
mcelhearn.com - 12/3/2016 8:51:20 PM
So this novel, A Country Road, a Tree, piqued my interest. (Amazon.com, Amazon UK) I’m a sucker for fiction about writers I admire. It covers the period just before and during World War 2, where Beckett served in the Resistance, and here he later worked ...
Big Country Notebook: Road ahead tough for area football teams
Abilene Reporter-News - 11/28/2016 8:50:06 PM
We’re two rounds away from the state championship games, and four Big Country teams and one local (Wylie) still have an opportunity to get to Jerry World. Typically ... no area team has a tougher road to get there. Up first for the Moguls will be ...
‘Roads of Arabia’ expo going to China
riyadhvision.com.sa - 12/4/2016 9:22:57 AM
The “Roads of Arabia” expo that was inaugurated by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Dhahran is expected to tour Southeast Asian countries, starting with the Chinese capital Beijing on Dec. 20.
Apartheid Roads, Financed by Donor Countries and World Bank
The Palestine Chronicle - 11/24/2016 11:53:48 PM
The project that was submitted to the donor countries and the World Bank included building 500 kilo-meters of roads, scores of by-passes, tunnels and bridges, and upgrading existing roads. For justifying the request, the Israelis assume ‘the ...
Pilgrim Festival Chorus to Present AROUND THE WORLD CHRISTMAS
Broadway World - 12/2/2016 10:29:45 AM
presents three Around the World Christmas concerts, each at 7:30 pm, on Friday, December 2 at Central Congregational Church, 2 Webster Street, Middleborough; Saturday, December 3 at St. Bonaventure Church, 803 State Road, Plymouth; and Sunday, December 4 ...
World population hits 7.4 bn
herald.co.zw - 12/1/2016 10:19:36 PM
It says 89 percent of the world’s 125 million 10-year-olds live in developing countries where girls face obstacles to ... positive or negative, can affect the road she travels from this crossroads in her life. ‘‘This is what will shape her role ...
It'll be tough, but this group says world hunger can end by 2030
Catholic News Agency - 11/23/2016 10:21:56 PM
Yet the leaders admitted that “the road to ending hunger and poverty will be far ... “For example, Somalia, one of the most conflict-affected countries in the world, is among the most vulnerable to climate change,” the report noted.
Mayor: world class Hre impossible in bond era
New Zimbabwe - 12/2/2016 4:24:40 AM
Most roads have become ... we won’t be able to reach a world class target,” he said. Manyenyeni’s comments come after government, on Monday, introduced bond notes as a way of cushioning a serious cash crunch the country has been experiencing since ...
Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars by 2025
Energy Live News - 12/4/2016 3:46:31 AM
Leaders of four major cities have pledged to ban the use of all diesel vehicles from their roads by 2025. Mayors of Paris, Madrid, Mexico City and Athens made the announcement at the C40 Summit in the Central American country in order to tackle air ...
Travel Down a Country Road to See The Eyes of My Mother’s Opening Sequence
DREAD CENTRAL - 11/30/2016 6:53:12 PM
Though she clings to her increasingly reticent father, Francisca’s loneliness and scarred nature converge years later when her longing to connect with the world around her takes on a dark form. Shot in crisp black and white, the haunting visual ...
Trump’s First “Victory Tour” Speech Outlines His Menacing Vision for an Angry, Insular America in a Hostile World
Slate - 12/2/2016 5:50:34 AM
Family, cities, state, country. They are local. We'll compete in the world. We want to compete in the world, but we're going to compete in the world where it is a two-way run and not a one way road. The advantages are going to come back to our country.
American couple breaks world record for longest road trip in a single country with epic 29,500 mile journey through 39 states
Daily Mail - 10/27/2016 1:14:08 PM
An American couple has broken the world record for the longest road trip in one country after traveling over 29,500 miles through 39 states. Greg Cayea and Heather Thompson departed from Gilbert, Arizona on July 7, and have since traveled to 22 national ...
Few countries have road safety laws addressing all five key risk factors
WHO - 3/14/2013 8:50:38 AM
14 March 2013 | Geneva - Only 28 countries, covering 7% of the world’s population, have comprehensive road safety laws on all five key risk factors: drinking and driving, speeding, and failing to use motorcycle helmets, seat-belts, and child restraints.
The world needs more energy!
citizensjournal.us - 12/4/2016 3:17:53 AM
Our planet is blessed with abundant resources that can generate enormous energy, provide raw materials for wondrous technologies, and build modern homes, roads and other structures ... starvation and death in third world countries.