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
World's Biggest Economies Devise Plan That Spells Doom for Planet Earth
Alter Net - 9/2/2015 8:11:41 AM
More than 80 of the world's leading scientists ... While it may have good intentions — more roads, bridges, dams, power plants, airports, seaports, pipelines, sewers and telecommunications systems to support a rapidly growing human population ...
South Sudan On The Brink: Failing Currency And Armed Conflict Pushes Country Closer To Famine
International Business Times - 9/1/2015 9:02:59 AM
George Fominyen, a spokesman for the World Food Program (WFP), one of ... or prevent the convoys from passing down certain roads. Aid organizations that are able to distribute food aid inside the country receive shipments through several different ...
What Non-Believing Muslims Say About Faith In The World's Largest Muslim Country
The Huffington Post - 8/31/2015 2:16:09 AM
Evan--who asked to be identified by a pseudonym--is part of a small but growing network of atheists in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country. About 70 members ... His first step on the road to unbelief was questioning the concepts of ...
One Direction Take On World Peace And Poverty
Sky News HD - 9/1/2015 11:04:40 AM
The group wants the three-minute video to be shared on social media and it will be broadcast at their remaining On The Road ... 172 countries submitted photos and videos for the campaign. Niall Horan said: "We've had fans from all over the world tell ...
Wiltonian completes cross-country road trip
wiltonbulletin.com - 9/1/2015 2:10:47 PM
The cross-country road trip came with its fair share of challenges ... I have a love for the natural world and many of my memories from the trip reflect this,” he said. “Whether it was a sunset over the Midwest’s flat landscape, a road winding ...
Road crashes spelling doom
IPP Media - 9/2/2015 6:10:00 AM
Road accidents place a huge strain on the country’s limited yet overstretched health services and reports show, while low-income and middle-income countries like Tanzania have only about half (48%) of the world’s registered vehicles, more than 90% of ...
Beijing in lockdown for China's World War II military extravaganza
CNN - 9/2/2015 7:28:44 AM
And while Chinese will enjoy a three-day public holiday as part of the celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World ... and roads closed but many said they were excited despite all the disruption. "I definitely feel proud of my country ...
Tidewater road trip: Taking the southern route
HamptonRoads.com - 9/2/2015 5:19:53 AM
The world's oldest ham (and peanut ... Take a left at Smithfield High School and traverse winding country roads to get to Darden's Country Store, circa 1952, a faded red building that looks somewhat abandoned. Inside awaits Tommy and Dee Dee Darden's ...
Arab world supports Bahrain in aftermath of deadly explosion
Arabian Business - 8/30/2015 4:14:51 PM
King Hamad said in a statement that the kingdom resolved “to continue its efforts and enhance its cooperation with brotherly and friendly countries to deal with all ... close to the mosque. The main road was cordoned off by police patrols and traffic ...
EDITORIAL: China must also learn from history as it prepares to mark end of World War II
The Asahi Shimbun - 9/1/2015 10:21:43 AM
Its approach to ruling the nation is reminiscent of the totalitarianism that raged in the world until the end of the war 70 years ago. Beijing has decided to close off roads, subway stations and airports under the guise of commemorating the country’s ...
China Restores 800 World War II Movies Ahead of Vast Military Parade
NBC News - 9/1/2015 4:16:39 AM
The films show scenes from World War II, focusing on China's victory over Japan and the efforts of the Communist Party which currently rules the country. However ... Cars are also being restricted on the roads to try to guarantee blue skies for the ...
In Arctic, Obama to glimpse life in rural Alaska where many toil in third-world conditions
US News and World Report - 9/2/2015 7:43:03 AM
Yet the obstacles they confront daily in rural Alaska extend far deeper, raising questions about whether the federal government has done enough to help some of the country's most destitute ... challenges. With no roads to their villages, residents are ...
China’s AIIB to offer loans with fewer strings than World Bank: sources
Japan Times - 9/2/2015 9:37:35 AM
But down the road, the AIIB ... in Africa, where countries have lobbied the lender to work in their region, a source said. To meet its year-end deadline of starting operations, the AIIB has hired a team of former ADB and World Bank bankers, and is drafting ...
Balacing act is faced by PGA Tour with the FedEx Cup playoffs
The Augusta Chronicle - 9/2/2015 5:12:44 AM
It was Spieth’s first tournament as No. 1 in the world, and now he’s No. 2 ... Spieth said when he arrived at Plainfield Country Club. McIlroy skipped The Barclays this year because he wanted an extra week to make sure his left ankle was fully recovered.
People around the world are hiding artwork for you to find
Salt Lake Tribune - 9/1/2015 5:56:52 AM
People all over the world today are hiding their artwork for ... and "Rio," came up with the idea for Art Drop Day during a summer road trip. As he and his family traveled across the country, Parker hid some of his sketches in nooks and crannies along ...