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
India post offers World Cup stamp souvenirs at the philatelic bureau
Economic Times - 2/26/2015 10:21:35 AM
KOLKATA: For cricket enthusiasts, all roads now lead to the philatelic ... slightly customised to Indianise it mentioning the country's achievement of winning the Cup in 1983 and 2011 just below the World Cup trophy reading "ICC Cricket World Cup Champion ...
World Bank Invests in Tajikistan’s Regional Transport Connectivity
The World Bank - 2/26/2015 12:34:37 AM
most isolated country, with only limited regional and international connectivity, where road transport is often the only option given the alpine topography and small rail network,” said Patricia Veevers-Carter, World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan.
Republican Hopefuls Hit the Road to Meet With Donors
New York Times - 2/26/2015 4:45:09 AM
A swath of potential 2016 candidates, or representatives of “super PACs” supporting them, are crisscrossing the country to attend a series of ... the most sought-after big donors in the Republican world: Mr. Ricketts and his son, Todd; the billionaire ...
Zimbabwe’s world champion decries neglect by his country
cajnewsafrica.com - 2/26/2015 4:48:08 PM
He claims the only support he received from his country came though a donation of 100-litre petrol to enable him travel. He will travel by road from Lusaka, the Zambia capital to defend his world title on March 28. Manyuchi is Zimbabwe’s reigning ...
Malawi: Poor country and failed state
Nyasa Times - 2/26/2015 11:04:32 AM
As a country, Malawi is dangerously exhibiting these traits ... and a majority of urban dwellers use pit latrines, not flush toilets. The road network – including the main road linking Blantyre and Lilongwe -is littered with Crater Lake type potholes ...
Can we eradicate some of the world’s worst diseases by 2030?
The Verge - 2/25/2015 3:01:57 PM
Despite a decline in new HIV infections worldwide, the World Health Organization estimates that over ... In the Democratic Republic of Congo, there are only 1,736 miles (2,794 km) of paved roads in a country that’s two-thirds the size of Western Europe.
Mexico may let foreign drug agents carry guns, a contentious issue between that country and the U.S.
New York Daily News - 2/25/2015 4:27:51 PM
The president of Mexico has proposed allowing foreign drug agents to carry weapons, which would constitute a major shift in the country's gun laws ... and Customs Enforcement vehicle off the road, then opened fire when the American agents identified ...
Protest by Brazilian Truckers Grows, Creating Shortages
ABC News - 2/25/2015 11:48:41 AM
The movement quickly spread and on Wednesday they were blocking highways and roads, mostly in the agriculturally rich south, southeast and central-western parts of the country ... Brazil is the world's leading supplier of sugar, coffee and orange juice ...
Ski Tip Lodge in Keystone ranked No. 6 in country by OpenTable diners
Summit Daily News - 2/26/2015 1:46:12 AM
Ski Tip Lodge is located at 764 Montezuma Road in Keystone. To read reviews about the restaurant ... but you might be surprised to find that one of the top-rated dining experiences in the country sits right in our own backyard. OpenTable, a restaurant ...
One Direction On Top Of The World Again: Should We Be Surprised?
The Inquisitr - 2/25/2015 1:43:13 PM
That tour only concluded in October but One Direction are already “On The Road Again” with ... legions of fans across the world. “We just want to thank all our amazing fans everywhere. Every time we visit a new country we feel instantly accepted ...
Canadian coach John Herdman fine-tunes team with 100 days to Women’s World Cup
Canada - 2/26/2015 5:56:44 AM
Herdman wrote his own pre-tournament road map, swapping in young talent ... “As a child you dream of playing in an Olympic Games or a World Cup. But you never really dream of it being in your home country. So it’s something that we’re embracing.
In Country's Worst Avalanches in 30 Years, 186 People Killed in North Afghanistan
NDTV - 2/26/2015 10:21:35 AM
Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian emergency in areas most severely hit by the bad weather, with snow sweeping through villages and blocking off roads. "We haven't seen this much snow, or this many avalanches, for 30 years," said Abdul Rahman ...
UK 1st country to allow creation of embryos from 3 people
Connecticut Post - 2/25/2015 12:24:28 PM
LONDON (AP) — Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human ... sunny spot along the Post Road, the first of what would...
Only $260 For World’s Most Expensive Chocolate Bar
Value Walk - 2/24/2015 12:32:49 PM
Chocolate aficionados will travel the world to taste the best chocolate ... a valley cut off from the rest of the country by road until 1990. The 100-120 year-old trees found here pre-date the genetic hybridization of cacao that occurred in the wake ...
The 21st century belongs to China: Why the new Silk Road threatens to end America’s economic dominan
Pakistan Defence - 2/25/2015 9:46:59 AM
The country still produces 80% of the world’s air conditioners ... new hub of a crucial part of the silk-road strategy. Yet it is already considered an essential communication link in Xi’s vision of Eurasian integration, as well as a crucial conduit ...