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 oceans facing biggest coral die-off in history, scientists warn
The Guardian - 10/9/2015 5:11:48 AM
By the end of this year 38% of the world’s reefs will have been affected ... And of course following 1997 we had this extremely warm year, with damage occurring in 50 countries at least and 16% of corals dying by the end of it,” he said.
Dangerous Road Ahead
Townhall.com - 10/9/2015 3:31:35 AM
For all signs indicate that this feckless administration's nuclear deal with the mullahs in Tehran is already undermining this country's security and the world's peace. The question for those of us who believe in freedom is no longer how we can derail this ...
Tsinghua ranked world's best in engineering
AsiaOne - 10/9/2015 3:38:45 AM
The company began publishing global rankings last year, listing the world's top 750 universities overall ... improving its manufacturing power and implementing the Belt and Road Initiative, the country's engineering education should answer the domestic ...
North Korean capital shows flashes of prosperity amid country's isolation
Reuters - 10/9/2015 4:21:42 AM
One of the world's most inaccessible places ... The number has tripled since 2012. Still, the country of 24 million remains subject to heavy U.N. sanctions for its missile and nuclear programs and is as isolated as ever. On Wednesday, a high-level U.S ...
End of the road for corporate tax cheats?
CNN Money - 10/8/2015 1:19:45 PM
Finance officials from the world's top 20 economies are about ... This could be the end of the road for tax tricks from the likes of Amazon and Starbucks. One of the measures involves countries working together to prevent companies using complex global ...
Watch Colombia Vs. Peru Live Stream Free, 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
The Inquisitr - 10/9/2015 4:50:20 AM
Peru live stream free as the two South American countries face-off on their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier ... they have not won a qualifier on the road for 11-years, according to ESPN. If you watch Colombia vs. Peru live stream free ...
Thailand-Based RitEducation Expands AlertDriving ADvantage Channel Program to Nearly 30 Countries
Business Wire - 10/8/2015 10:56:35 AM
is now helping to grow businesses in 26 countries. Based in Thailand, RitEducation is the latest partner to gain unprecedented channel support for its business by offering FleetDefense SM, the world’s most extensive, fully integrated driver risk ...
World Cup qualifying: Japan beats war-hit Syria
KCCI 8 Des Moines - 10/8/2015 8:29:15 PM
Ranked 123rd in the world, Syria has thrashed both Afghanistan, ranked 27 places higher, and Cambodia 6-0 on the road. It also beat Singapore ... A coalition of countries led by the U.S. have been bombing ISIS targets on a near-daily basis since last ...
Inside North Korea: The world's most secretive state
ITV - 10/8/2015 8:04:47 AM
This is my first visit to the country, but my cameraman has been on several occasions. He was astounded by the increase in the number of cars on the roads, and to witness rush hour in the capital. My brief views from the window are rare glimpses of an ...
Businessman aims to 'translate' TCM to the world
ECNS - 10/9/2015 1:08:25 AM
Many patients around the world have since benefited from it ... suggesting TCM be promoted in countries along the Belt & Road. Che believes that TCM is a promising and meaningful field for his company to focus on. He said his company is good at molecular ...
Kings of the Road, by Robert Dineen
SB Nation - 10/8/2015 10:20:48 AM
a track star who bagged national titles and represented his country at the Olympics and world championships. Somewhat unusually for a track sprinter, Barnett switched to the road, riding for British-sponsored teams, such as Holdsworth and Falcon and - most ...
New Silk Road Report
larouchepub.com - 10/8/2015 8:22:05 PM
One Road" project. The economic concepts championed by Lyndon LaRouche over the period of 50-plus years have now become a staple for the intellectual layers in this, the most populous country in the world.
Is this the world's worst traffic jam? MILLIONS stuck in 50-lane motorway chaos
The Daily Express - 10/9/2015 10:26:46 AM
The road chaos led to entire regions putting out smog-alerts because of the amount of people on the move. China's National Meteorological Centre issued an air pollution alert for Beijing, Tianjin and the rest of the country's north. However, in more ...
Road scam: Opposition, Shiv Sena join hand over probe
Daily News and Analysis - 10/9/2015 5:18:58 AM
"Construction of roads in Mumbai is more expensive than any other city in the country or even in the world, if parameters such as barricades, excavation and transportation of debris are concerned. The scam mentioned by the Mayor in the letter is only the ...
Greenery by stealth
The Economist online - 10/8/2015 3:42:55 PM
almost every big country has set itself an emissions target—except one. India has promised only to limit the amount of carbon dioxide per unit of GDP: a relative target, not an absolute one. This might seem like a cop-out. India is the world’s fourth ...