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
South Sudan ponders the road ahead after ethnic killings
Los Angeles Times - 3/11/2014 9:55:14 AM
But by that time, he said, eight children had drowned in their mothers' arms. When the fighters with the Lou Nuer tribe attacked his city of Bor in December, "friends were killing friends, just because it was another tribe," said Bior ...
Namibia: Road Death Figures Are 'Misleading'
AllAfrica - 3/10/2014 7:33:15 AM
Windhoek — Reports that rank Namibia as the country with the highest number of road deaths in the world per 100 000 people are "inaccurate and misleading," the National Road Safety Council of Namibia (NRSC) and Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund said in a ...
An international road map to the Kennedy Center’s World Stages festival
Washington Post - 3/7/2014 6:21:03 PM
Hugo Arrevillaga, director and adapter Description: LA MAFIA Teatro produces Chilean American writer Ariel Dorfman’s drama about the meeting between a former political prisoner and the man who, she suspects, tortured her while she was in detention.
UAE road accidents decline by 23.5pc
tradearabia.com - 3/9/2014 6:01:23 AM
the UAE was cited as having a high proportion of fatalities caused by road accidents, among nations with the most car-accident deaths in the world. "Traffic indicators have witnessed a significant decline across the country during 2013, thanks to the ...
Inside the World of Jake Owen
Country Weekly - 3/7/2014 11:57:30 PM
Jake Owen explains why he's taking on a different role in his new video, "Beachin'," and how baby daughter Pearl lights up his life in the cover story of NASH Magazine, inside Country Weekly ... a married man. "Before I was married, I was ...
Pele: This is Neymar’s first World Cup and it’s a big responsibility for him
insidespanishfootball.com - 3/11/2014 5:08:54 AM
Brazilian legend, Pele recently spoke about Neymar, the 2014 World Cup in his home country of Brazil and even touched on the problems that Barcelona and Argentina star, Leo Messi has faced. In an interview with AFP, Pele spoke about Neymar and ...
B&O Yorkville Run to Host inaugural Canadian 5K Road Race Championship, 9/7
Broadway World - 3/10/2014 12:48:13 PM
Fundraisers who raise more than $500 are rewarded with high-end prizes from Bang & Olufsen Yorkville, Kimberfire, Enduro Sport, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermes, and other Yorkville boutiques. "Bang & Olufsen Yorkville is proud to host this top ...
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
One of the most iconic images found in movies this last year involved the merciless killer Anton Chigurh (played by Oscar winner Javier Bardem), who moves through the Texas landscape of "No Country for Old Men" dispatching victims with a "cattle gun."
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla drivers that set out to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 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 ... Mexico City for the past 10 years. "People don't eat right anymore," said ...
British country lane road rage attack caught on video
NBCNews.com - 5/14/2012 10:29:17 PM
LONDON - Police in Britain released video footage of an apparent road-rage incident between an angry woman and a man on a bicycle on a country lane, ITV News reported Monday. The clip shows a man wearing Wellington boots and flat-cap cycling along the ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
news.oneindia.in - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
The world's deadliest road
theguardian.com - 12/8/2012 11:59:03 PM
And this is a World Bank road. You would never ever build a road like this in a developed country. Why is it OK for it to be built with millions of pounds of international money here in Bangladesh? Because these people are poor and it doesn't matter?"
This Man From Calgary Spent 23 Years on the Road, Visiting Every Country in the World
smithsonianmag.com - 10/17/2013 6:37:57 PM
Mike Spencer Bown, 42, has been on the road since he sold his import company and, in 1990, left his home in Calgary. This week, upon arriving in Ireland, he completed his mission of more than twenty years—to experience every country in the world.
Rushing on by road, rail and air
The Economist - 2/13/2008 11:56:07 PM
By the end of 2007, some 53,600km of toll expressways had been built ... the horror of environmentalists—helped to promote a sharp increase in private car ownership. The Asian Development Bank (ADB), which financed part of a 660km expressway linking ...