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
The world must overcome 3 hurdles to end extreme poverty
The Business Insider - 7/27/2015 12:51:48 PM
In 2015, about 840 million people, or 13 percent of the world, are living in extreme poverty ... of reducing poverty in stable, well-managed countries, has largely been picked. What’s left in the road to ending extreme poverty—the last mile ...
Millionaire Wants To Give World's Refugees Their Own Island
Denver Channel ABC News - 7/27/2015 5:16:39 PM
from roads to schools –– and most importantly, a self-sustaining economy. And while Buzi wants the new country to be democratic, democracies typically benefit from common ground. In this case, these residents would be from all over the world ...
Taking a road trip this summer? Enjoy America's crumbling infrastructure
theguardian.com - 7/27/2015 10:57:16 AM
When I got my hands on a burnt-orange 2015 Corvette Stingray last month, my first thought was of a road trip from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. In a country crisscrossed from sea to shining sea by some of the world’s longest and most famous roads, what could ...
Creditors: Cyprus on Road to Recovery, Reforms Essential
New York Times - 7/27/2015 9:52:50 AM
ATHENS, Greece — Cyprus' creditors say the bailed-out country is on the path to economic recovery after years of recession but that it needs to follow through on structural reforms to lock in progress made and keep growth on an upward trajectory.
Soccer-Despite concerns, full steam ahead for Russia World Cup
Reuters - 7/27/2015 4:33:42 PM
The decision by the heads of world soccer's governing body bore more weight ... work is generally advancing rapidly on stadiums, roads, hotels and airports. FIFA President Sepp Blatter said the Executive Committee had voted its "trust and confidence ...
Despite concerns, full steam ahead for Russia World Cup
YAHOO - 7/27/2015 4:48:01 PM
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - The preliminary round draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia marked both a first and last step on the road to the finals ... beamed live to 170 countries. "We are here to launch a football marathon," he said.
Obama: Kenya at a ‘crossroads’ between peril and promise, says country faces ‘tough choices’
Guelph Mercury - 7/27/2015 1:03:07 AM
Obama's visit here, his first as president, captivated a country that views him as a local son. Dense crowds lined the roadways to watch the presidential ... "But we're happy to share him with the world." The bulk of Obama's address was a candid commentary ...
Troy photographer brings the world back home to Michigan
Macomb Daily - 7/27/2015 7:29:40 AM
Adams Road in Rochester Hills. • FineArtAtTheVillage.com, 248-689-8734. To see photos of Laura Fawaz’s travels, visit theworldcaptured.com/. Capturing the world around her ... So far, she has traveled to about 10 countries, capturing nationalities ...
EagleRider Invites Loyal Clients All Over the World for a Reunion Ride at Baja California!
Oklahoma's Own NewsOn6 - 7/27/2015 4:19:23 PM
Relax on the secluded beaches, catch and grill your own lobster, and enjoy the fruits that Baja Wine Country has to offer as well as the authentic Mexican food present throughout the region. The area is known as one of the best places in the world to see ...
Palami likes chances of Azkals to make World Cup
Philstar - 7/27/2015 3:54:55 AM
MANILA, Philippines -- Only four countries in Asia will qualify for the World Cup Finals in 2018 in Russia and Azkals ... last June 11 then trounced Yemen, 2-0, on the road last June 16. It will face tough Uzbekistan on Sept. 8 at the Philippine Sports ...
Joshua Tree festival lineup announced, Dada Life breaks world record
Daily Bulletin - 7/27/2015 9:45:41 AM
12 and country’s Lonestar — Stagecoach Country Music Festival ... Set for Oct. 8-11, the festival takes place at the Joshua Tree Lake Campground at 2601 Sunfair Road. The fall music festival is also set to feature Ben Miller Band, Daby Toure, Scott ...
CUTE ALERT: World's smallest 'hopping mouse' found in Xinjiang
Shanghaiist - 7/27/2015 8:34:06 AM
The smallest "jumping mouse", considered the tiniest rodent in the world, was recently found in the Hotan Prefecture ... was driving on a village road in Hotan Prefecture when he saw that the "mouse" had stopped in front of his car. According to Chen ...
Looking back at the Broner brothers' World War 2 service, plus letter to mom
MLive - 7/27/2015 7:58:18 AM
Broner, who lost his leg in action in New Guinea, Dec. 7, has arrived home from Percy Jones Hospital, Battle Creek, to spend a week's furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Broner, Whitehall Road ... battles of the World War II in both the ...
Uganda to secure $145m WB loan for oil roads
busiweek.com - 7/26/2015 10:47:07 PM
KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda’s Parliament has recommended a loan request of USD 145 Million from International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group to be approved to finance the Albertine Region districts road ... of the country, as well ...
PM Modi talks about Kargil, road accidents; sidesteps politics on 'Mann Ki Baat'
Firstpost - 7/27/2015 10:07:09 AM
New Delhi: Concerned over the high rate of casualties in accidents, the government will soon bring a Road Transport and Safety Bill and ... The Prime Minister also promised to ensure that all villages in the country get 24-hour electricity under the ...