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
Amid civil war, Syria pushes to qualify for World Cup for first time
USA Today - 10/6/2015 9:54:32 AM
“Syria is a country ... 6-0 on the road and defeating Singapore 1-0 in Oman, in front of an official attendance of 100 spectators. Syrian player Omar Kharbin battles with Cambodian player Chhin Chhoeun (C-R) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification ...
Venezuela is now the most expensive country in the world; hands down
Value Walk - 10/7/2015 12:30:50 PM
Venezuela is now the most expensive country in the world, hands down. To give you an idea ... Appalling levels of violent crime. They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Venezuela is a case in point, and shows just how short that road ...
Rich countries two-thirds of way to US$100 billion climate finance goal: report
Channel News Asia - 10/7/2015 5:10:00 PM
WASHINGTON: The world’s richest countries spurred US$61.8 billion ... head of the OECD’s climate change division. Ensuring wealthy countries are on the road to meeting their 2020 commitment, which was first made at a 2009 U.N. conference, is seen ...
Director’s cut: Luc Besson leads campaign to reduce child road deaths
The Guardian - 10/7/2015 9:31:52 AM
Todt said: “Each and every single day on the world’s roads more than 500 children are killed ... International Walk to School Day, launched in 1997, is recognised in 40 countries.
U.S., 11 countries along Pacific Rim agree to trade deal
Arkansas Online - 10/6/2015 5:29:41 AM
Together, the countries account for 40 percent of world economic output. "We think it helps define the rules of the road for the Asia-Pacific region," said U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed the basic ...
Country Mice, City Mice, and Autonomous Vehicles
Truth About Cars - 10/7/2015 6:40:04 AM
Or at least everybody who is paid to be optimistic about the fascist-corporate future of the Western World says so ... cars until we get the Red Barchettas off the road. What about the rest of the country, those purple mountain majesties above the fruited ...
Afghan forces in Kunduz recapture road leading to Kabul
United Press International - 10/6/2015 7:20:02 PM
Kunduz, a Taliban stronghold before the U.S. invasion in 2001, is the capital of the wider Kunduz province, which supplies half of the country's rice and holds major roads connecting central and northern Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior ...
World Bank: Africa Economies to Slow in Coming Year
Voice of America - 10/7/2015 4:45:32 AM
The famous “Africa Rising” narrative appears to have hit a road bump, with the World Bank predicting in a new report ... to export raw materials at much lower margins. That leaves countries like Angola and Nigeria -- two of the continent’s largest ...
Road safety jumping many red lights in India: Global experts
Economic Times - 10/6/2015 4:06:46 PM
Road safety and civil consultant World Bank, Philip Jordan said that road safety engineering ... "All the critical elements that have helped other countries tackle the challenge have been incorporated in the National Road Safety and Traffic Management ...
Miami Stories: A country club home, cow bones and an unforgettable Marathon
The Miami Herald - 10/7/2015 10:24:58 PM
World War II was over ... The owners wanted their country club back with golf players and parties and dancing. The Houghton family was on the road again. We were headed for our new house in the southwest section of Miami. My older brothers were ardent ...
Don Henley's 'County' Is King of Country Chart
Billboard - 10/6/2015 1:19:08 AM
Cass County places Henley in rare company in the Top Country Albums chart's 51-year history, as he has now led as a soloist and with a duo or group; the Eagles' Long Road Out of Eden opened ... and What the World Needs Now Is Love (2003).
Dangerous Road Ahead
Townhall.com - 10/8/2015 9:09:13 AM
For all signs indicate that this feckless administration's nuclear deal with the mullahs in Tehran is already undermining this country's security and the world's peace. The question for those of us who believe in freedom is no longer how we can derail this ...
Driven to death by phone scammers
CNN - 10/7/2015 2:11:03 PM
Goats straddle the sides of roads barely wide enough for two cars ... which has the dubious distinction of being among the most violent countries per capita in the world. Scammers who sell names and numbers to callers expect a cut of their profits ...
World’s Lightest All-in-one Mobile Solution App ‘360 Security Lite’ Launches First in India
IN - 10/7/2015 4:19:54 PM
India is the first country where 360 Security is launching the Lite version ... For total mobile security, 360 Security Lite features the world’s No.1 Antivirus Engine with Intelligent Cloud Scan. As an innovative Cloud Engine, it has won first place ...
Who are the world's strictest parents?
AOL - 10/6/2015 4:49:43 PM
Researchers have found: To come up with the ranking of parental paranoia, researchers conducted interviews with 18,303 children and a sampling of their parents in 16 countries ... on a BBC reality show called World's Strictest Parents.)