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
Driving while distracted: Which countries have toughest laws?
CNN - 3/24/2017 11:23:02 AM
Countries around the world have added laws to try to tackle what has become ... in which 41% of the drivers surveyed said one of their biggest concerns on the roads was other drivers using handheld phones to make calls or check messages and other ...
Malawian athletes flop at world cross country
Nyasa Times - 3/27/2017 10:43:41 AM
Malawian athletes braved the harsh conditions encountered on their 3000km journey by road to World Cross country competition held in Uganda but their performance was far from convincing. The best performance for Team Malawi was achieved by Caphus Kesteni ...
The Top Sugar Beet Producing Countries In The World
worldatlas.com - 3/24/2017 4:09:22 PM
In many countries, sugar beet is used to make alcoholic beverages. Sugary syrup prepared from sugar beet is used as a sweetening spread in sandwiches and other food products. Desugared beet molasses are often used as anti-icing products on roads during ...
World Cup 2018: Syria could defy all the odds and make it to Russia despite devastating civil war which is destroying country
The Sun - 3/27/2017 2:25:35 PM
While Syria qualifying for the World Cup would surely be the greatest sporting story of all-time, compared to the devastation the country’s people are suffering, their incredible road to Russia would be a walk in the park.
2017 World XC Press Conference Highlights:
Letsrun - 3/25/2017 4:58:17 PM
Coe said down the road he’d love to see a track world championships ... (event),” said Kipyegon who has an amazing track record of succss in cross country having won world junior titles in 2011 and 2013, plus an African junior title in 2012 and an ...
World Bank/Uruguay: Roads in Uruguay Made Safer and More Resilient to Climate Change Impacts
Press Release Point - 3/27/2017 6:50:27 PM
Since 2012, the National Road Rehabilitation and Maintenance Program has rehabilitated ... In 2012, Uruguay became the first Latin American country to use the World Bank PforR financing tool, which links the disbursement of funds directly to the ...
PM to inaugurate India’s longest road tunnel in J&K on April 2
The Hindu Business Line - 3/22/2017 7:50:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation, the country’s longest road tunnel built on the Jammu-Srinagar ... will be the first in India to be equipped with a world class “integrated tunnel control system” through which ventilation ...
Tandem bike world circumnavigation completed by British pair
cyclingmagazine.ca - 3/26/2017 8:46:10 PM
After 290 days, eight hours and 35 minutes the pair finished their world record-setting adventure that took them to 29 countries and six continents ... carried the young men and their luggage across roads both smooth and rough. The bike was kept in ...
Glimpses of a Lost World Through Early Chinese Photography
theepochtimes.com - 3/23/2017 12:28:39 PM
We forget it was only about 150 years ago that photographers started to capture images, such as of these two tough and weathered men, traveling the Silk Road ... country that looks dramatically different today. The photographs hold clues and remnants of a ...
Tanzania: World Bank's Big Cash Boost
AllAfrica - 3/21/2017 10:57:57 AM
the World Bank's Country Director for Tanzania, Burundi, Malawi and Somalia, during the ceremony to lay the foundation stone for intersection of Morogoro, Mandela and Sam Nujoma roads in Dar es Salaam yesterday. (Photo by Robert Okanda) NEW projects in ...
Russian, Iranian presidents to discuss broader cooperation between two countries
en.itar-tass.com - 3/28/2017 5:56:10 AM
The Iranian side said earlier they concern telecommunications, technologies, energy, roads, urban development ... Rouhani mentioned an impressive potential for Russian investors in the country’s energy sector. "A number of oil and gas deposits have ...
UAE happiest Arab country, climbs to 21st in 2017 world happiness ranking
Emirates247 - 3/21/2017 5:50:09 AM
The UAE has been ranked the happiest Arab country, and the 21st happiest in the world in the UN Sustainable Development ... strangers - People treated with respect - Satisfaction with roads and highways - Satisfaction with economic conditions - Economic ...
India, Saarc countries pull up Pakistan, ask it to pay up $7.85 mn for South Asian University
Times of India - 3/27/2017 9:17:47 AM
The external affairs ministry recently briefed a parliamentary panel on the issue and informed that SAU’s governing board will “review” Pakistan’s “continued participation” in the varsity if the country ... initiatives for road and rail ...
Belt and Road to offer new momentum for globalisation
Jamaica Observer - 3/26/2017 6:20:01 AM
The Belt and Road Initiative was proposed by China in the hope of ... and the initiative will be significant to really connect more countries to the world economy,” Burkner said, adding that China’s efforts will generate new momentum.
China's One Belt, One Road policy picks up pace
Webindia 123 - 3/28/2017 5:41:51 AM
It is now the world's second largest cross-border investor ... This shows the danger for countries signing up for One Belt, One Road. If they anger China, they face retaliation. China will willingly bring economic and diplomatic pressure to bear so ...