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
World's oldest person has lots of company in Japan
USA Today - 3/5/2015 1:05:05 PM
Misao Okawa of Japan, the world's oldest living person ... It will be more inclined than ever to 'kick the can down the road' when it comes to such cost-saving measures as reducing benefits and raising medical co-pays," he warned. Government officials ...
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/5/2015 2:16:40 PM
So, the developing world is expected to see more GDP exposed to flood risks in 2030, driven largely by socio-economic change. India, for example, faces more potential change in exposed GDP than any other country. Using a middle-of-the road scenario ...
Global cost of flooding to increase tenfold by 2030
CBS News - 3/5/2015 12:29:18 PM
"So, the developing world is expected to see more GDP exposed to flood risks in 2030, driven largely by socioeconomic change." India, for example, faces more potential change in exposed GDP than any other country. Using a middle-of-the road scenario ...
The University of Gravel Roads – Now a Bestseller
Ultimate MotorCycling - 3/6/2015 3:31:14 AM
The book, published in 2010, highlights Cormier’s five-year solo-motorcycle journey that took him around the world. Once The University of Gravel Roads was published ... covers countless experiences of his 41-country, 95,000 mile route, completed ...
Tribeca: Mary J. Blige, Arnold Schwarzenegger World Premieres Added to Feature Lineup
Hollywood Reporter - 3/5/2015 8:50:23 PM
In this gourmet, across-the-world road trip, chefs, farmers ... Set against the backdrop of a black plague-stricken Florence, ten young men and women escape to a country estate where they spend their days telling different stories of love, fate, and ...
China on Long, Slow Road to Reform
Wall Street Journal - 3/5/2015 7:53:07 PM
The overall impression, economists said, is that after decades of heady growth fueled by investment in infrastructure and industries, China is finding it difficult to loosen its extensive grip over the world’s ... tigers in the road’ holding up ...
India at highest risk from river floods in world: Study
Zee News - 3/5/2015 9:11:51 PM
The US-based World Resources Institute think-tank and four Dutch ... "India faces more potential change in exposed GDP than any other country. Using a middle-of-the road scenario, India's current USD 14 billion in GDP exposed annually could increase ...
World Bank raises Kenya's 2015 growth forecast
cnbcafrica.com - 3/5/2015 3:21:06 PM
the World Bank’s Country Director for Kenya said. The country has been driving to improve its rail and road infrastructure, a vital key to unlock its growth and economic development. During the country’s 2014/2015 Budget, the government set aside a ...
Execution in paradise: Indonesia prepares to kill Australian drug smugglers by firing squad on tropical island
The Vancouver Sun - 3/5/2015 11:32:02 AM
Added the country’s foreign minister ... “After we pulled into the dock, a motorcycle taxi took us down the dilapidated coastal road to Batu Prison, designated as the most secure on the island. At its entrance, the deputy warden greeted us as ...
Kenya: World Bank Forecasts 6 Percent Growth for Kenya This Year
AllAfrica - 3/5/2015 2:30:59 PM
World Bank Kenya Senior Economist John Randa says the country's infrastructure projects and devolution are expected to firm up growth in 2015. READ: Kenya emerges 3rd in global top 20 fastest growing economies "The ongoing road construction the Standard ...
Sunny days: The world's biggest solar energy projects
Computer World - 3/5/2015 3:10:57 AM
A groundswell of support for renewable power has sprung up around the world over the past several years ... gas emissions per year -- the equivalent to taking 60,000 cars off the road. The project benefited from a federal loan of almost $1.5 billion.
Lake Country Talent
Castanet - 3/5/2015 2:02:21 PM
"We can check everything off and as her mom it means the world to me that she got to do and see [everything] and everything is checked off now. "It means so much to me that you reached out to us." Shania Twain is hitting the road for her Rock This Country ...
World Cup 2015: I have learnt a lot from Dhoni, says Holder
Times of India - 3/5/2015 12:57:56 PM
Full Coverage: ICC World Cup 2015 "I've picked up a lot from Dhoni ... But I don't want to look too far down the road. I think it's important to look at each particular game as it comes. Tomorrow is India, so we'll put all our focus into India."
Shania Twain Announced First World Tour In Eleven Years And Says It Will Be Her Last One
International Business Times - 3/5/2015 6:09:55 AM
Twain is launching a farewell world tour ... "Rock This Country" tour in Seattle on June 5, 2015 and will perform in 48 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Canadian-born singer said this is a “very, very important time on the road” for her ...
Pakistan: Can players and fans dream of the return of cricket to their home country?
Sky Sports - 3/5/2015 11:39:11 AM
Guest writer, Sajid Sadiq, of www.pakpassion.net, ponders whether Pakistan can dream of a return of international cricket to the country ... roads and attendance is expected to be a significant number, in line with today’s attendance trends around the world.