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
Hitting the road to find America's place in the world
Dallas News - 1/20/2017 6:21:21 PM
The South China Sea and the End to a Stable Pacific,’ by Robert Kaplan To understand America's role in the world, one must understand America. Kaplan sets out to enhance his appreciation of his country by taking a long road-trip, driving from his home in ...
Activist Mark Baumer struck and killed by SUV in Florida while walking barefoot across the country
New York Daily News - 1/23/2017 8:59:26 AM
An activist walking across the country barefoot died after being struck by an SUV in ... He made sure to walk on the grass or shoulder of a road as much as possible, and he relied on a Bivy sack — a waterproof, lightweight shelter — during his journey.
Xinhua Insight: "Healthy" Silk Road leads to healthier int'l cooperation
english.sina.com - 1/19/2017 2:33:28 PM
In July 2016， a high-level conference on intellectual property for countries along the Belt and Road， organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)， was held in Beijing， attracting 300 participants from some 60 countries.
I love GOVERNMENT and it is why we're a first world country!
usmessageboard.com - 1/24/2017 5:40:49 PM
Sure it isn't always right and sometimes some of its regulations aren't the best, but it is why we're a first world country! -Thank government for ... Thank government for that road you drive on or for the internet that you bitch about government on!
The new silk road: From China to the U.K., world’s longest train route arrives in London
Financial Post - 1/19/2017 9:11:21 AM
It was once known as the Silk Road ... from both countries, hoping the service will herald a new era in Anglo-Chinese trade links. Its arrival coincides with even greater emphasis being placed on Britain’s export business with the wider world after ...
Chinese Are Celebrating Lunar New Year by Escaping China
Bloomberg - 1/24/2017 4:57:52 PM
That new custom lets her family bypass the mobs, clogged roads and subways, lousy customer services ... The Spring Festival shuts down the world’s second-biggest economy for a week as hundreds of millions of factory and office workers leave their ...
Belt and Road initiative boosts green energy along New Silk Road
ECNS - 1/17/2017 8:05:07 PM
China's energy conglomerate Zonergy is currently completing the construction of the world's largest solar park ... said "we see the initiative indeed as a catalyst because most countries along the Belt and Road enjoy long sunny periods compared to other ...
New Zealand hit by 'weather bomb' bringing summer snow and flooding
The Guardian - 1/23/2017 8:52:17 AM
and went on to lash the country throughout the weekend. Auckland in the North Island suffered major power outages, while rivers on the west coast of the South Island rose rapidly in a matter of hours, lapping at road-sides and carrying large debris ...
World Song Map, A Detailed Poster That Imagines the World Map Made Up of Song Titles
laughingsquid.com - 1/23/2017 4:44:44 PM
In 2012, we wrote about The Dorothy Collective‘s very clever “Song Map”, a detailed poster in which all road and location ... to the entire world in a classic mid-century style. An imaginary world map where the continents, countries, cities, oceans ...
UAE ranks first in region, 25th in world on Judicial System Efficiency Index
Gulf News - 1/23/2017 7:15:03 PM
seeks to make the UAE the safest place in the world by improving its police services and preparedness during emergencies, while ensuring a low crime and high road safety rates. The National Agenda aimed to strengthen the judicial system in the country, and ...
10 Things You Can Do in Other Countries You Can’t Do in the USA
toptenz.net - 1/23/2017 5:46:10 AM
In many countries around the world, it is perfectly legal to do many things people ... nearly everyone has a car, and roads have become very serious business indeed. Places like New York are the exception instead of the rule, and even in places with ...
‘World-class city status a mirage’
zimbabwesituation.com - 1/20/2017 6:18:22 AM
HARARE mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni, has all but admitted that his council’s ambitious goal to turn the capital into a world-class city by 2025 ... to attain that status in about 10 years if the country becomes a second republic. “I think the 10 years ...
FULL TEXT: May's speech to the 2017 World Economic Forum
The Business Insider - 1/19/2017 6:05:14 AM
It means we must go through a tough negotiation and forge a new role for ourselves in the world. It means accepting that the road ahead will be uncertain at times, but believing that it leads towards a brighter future for our country’s children ...
Olympic and world champ Felix Sanchez tips hurdlers
Daily Nation - 1/24/2017 6:30:55 PM
“Kenya has enormous talent in long distance races on track and road hence there is no reason why ... and Kiprono Koskei ahead of August’s London World Championships. Sanchez, who will be in the country for two weeks courtesy of Finland’s athletes ...
Who was Mark Baumer? Author and activist fatally struck by SUV while walking barefoot across the U.S.
National Post - 1/24/2017 11:57:13 AM
It would be his last missive from the road. After hearing about the accident that killed him, Donato, Baumer’s friend from Brown, remembered her reaction when she found out he was making another cross-country walk. “Oh, my friend is a superhero ...