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
Desert countries Qatar and Saudi Arabia witness record rainfall and flooding overnight
Daily News and Analysis - 11/26/2015 10:41:25 AM
Qatar was hit by heavy flooding today causing gridlock on the desert country's roads as well as closures of schools and ... for drivers to "be cautious" in the rainy conditions. Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar is well-known for its fierce summer ...
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 ...
How one road to a deal with Iran was paved with art
The Guardian - 11/26/2015 8:18:15 AM
Nancy had a long road ahead of her: figuring out how to ship the work from Iran to the US, finding sponsors, Iranian artists, and a partner in the country to help navigate both politics and the art scene. Such challenges are standard in Nancy’s world.
Pope arrives in Kenya his 1st stop of a peace pilgrimage to 3 African countries
FOX News - 11/25/2015 3:57:34 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya – Brushing aside concerns for his security, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa, including to a country torn by sectarian ... of police gathered along the road from the airport and cheered as ...
Is Portugal About to Go Down the Same Road as Greece?
New York Times - 11/26/2015 2:20:21 AM
The rest of Europe watches with a wary eye. Sound familiar? It's not Greece, but another eurozone country: Portugal. A nation that just months ago was hailed as an example of how to follow through with budget austerity measures has become a new source of ...
World leaders to gather in Paris for climate change talks
Wigan Today - 11/26/2015 1:18:54 PM
It is the latest step on a long - and often tortuous - road to securing international agreement ... as promises on the table from countries do not get the world on track for 2C rises, while funding to help poor nations develop cleanly and cope with the ...
Black Friday deals at Currys PC World - and where can I find them in Coventry?
Coventry Telegraph - 11/26/2015 2:01:51 PM
Every year, Black Friday will see televisions, games consoles, laptops and tablets reduced across the country, and Coventry and Warwickshire ... It was £549.99 and is now £349. Currys PC World, Holyhead Road, Coventry, CV5 8BW - open from 6am Currys ...
Africa: Least Developed Countries Report 2015 Launched
AllAfrica - 11/26/2015 12:43:07 PM
The Least Developed Countries Report ... partners including the World Bank, IFAD, ISDB, and African Development Bank to develop a number of relevant projects. In the framework of this, he said, several kilometres of feeder roads have been constructed ...
N.Y. to Loomis: Young woman’s liver crosses the country, giving life to a family friend
The Miami Herald - 11/26/2015 4:03:33 PM
And, in a remarkable cross-country race against time ... a childhood buddy who grew up in Sacramento and now lives in New York. On road trips with her family, he and Alexandra would bicker and banter like siblings, he recalled, a relationship that was ...
Continental Wrestling Entertainment to be kick-started by Great Khali to promote wrestling in India
Indian Television - 11/26/2015 2:44:48 PM
The Great Khali, who had emerged as the champion at World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE ... said that the youth is not just our future but also our present and in a young country and state like ours their development and betterment is of prime importance ...
Long Road to Paris
Al JAZEERA - 11/26/2015 9:22:41 AM
In December 2015, world leaders will meet in Paris for the UN climate change ... catastrophic and irreversible climate change is likely. For the most vulnerable countries, that figure is likely to be 1.5C - and leading scientists such as Kevin Anderson ...
Malawi gets K42bn loan for roads: World Bank, EU give 20 conditions for budget support
Nyasa Times - 11/26/2015 4:25:01 PM
Malawi Government has signed a loan agreement with the World Bank for $69 million (about K42 billion) to be used for the improvement of the country’s main roads. World Bank country manager Laura Kullenberg said the funds have been availed to Malawi from ...
World could be fossil fuel free by 2050
ecomento.com - 11/26/2015 2:23:20 PM
With the next global conference on climate change just days away, researchers at Stanford and the University of California have released an important new study that sets forth a road map that details how the world could produce all of its energy from ...
Trumbull Runner Among Favorites for Manchester Road Race
Patch - 11/26/2015 4:57:50 AM
As a freshman at Oklahoma State University, he set a world junior indoor record of 3:55.2 ... 23:41 for a five-mile cross country race. Grimster won the Vulcan 10K Road Race in Atlanta, Georgia on November 7th with a time of 29.41. TRAVIS MAHONEY: Mahoney ...
Spain's bumpy road to recovery
Reuters - 11/26/2015 3:49:14 PM
As David Pollard reports, with weeks to go until a general election the country's uneven recovery from a deep crisis ... labour market because they just simply haven't experienced the world of work, and that stands to be a dampener on Spanish economic ...