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
60-year-old readies for 100-country road trip
Gulf News - 9/3/2015 8:24:49 AM
From there, we will travel to Turkey, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Helsinki, Germany, UK, Ireland etc by road,” he said. Bhatti is a seasoned cross-country driver ... motivated me to explore the rest of the world. I have a five-year plan and a Dh200,000 ...
The man who traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 reveals his packing strategy
Yahoo Finance - 9/3/2015 9:03:36 PM
Garfors managed to travel to every country in the world before he turned 40 ... Going somewhere with cobblestone streets or gravel roads can make traveling with a rolling suitcase a nightmare. Because of this, when Garfors travels on business, he packs ...
How so many of the world’s people live in so little of its space
Washington Post - 9/3/2015 7:27:33 AM
Beyond the straight-forward maps that illustrate the number of people living in a given area, maps showing things like noise levels, roads or night-time ... Canada is the world's second largest country in terms of area, but its population is tiny.
Amid ongoing crisis largely ignored by world, Myanmar floods deal major blow to agriculture – UN agency
UN News Centre - 9/3/2015 5:28:51 PM
Some 385,000 households have been displaced by the floods and landslides that destroyed thousands of homes, and irrigation canals in 12 of the country’s 14 provinces ... Severe damage to roads, bridges and railways is making these ongoing relief and ...
75,000 youths killed in road crashes last year
Times of India - 9/3/2015 1:43:57 AM
READ ALSO - Myth busted: Newer vehicles involved in bulk of accidents The latest estimate by the World Health Organization ... that can be held accountable for road deaths, on the lines of institutions in developed countries like the US and UK.
China to put on huge show of force for World War Two anniversary
Reuters - 9/2/2015 9:04:47 PM
China rarely misses an opportunity to remind its own people and the world about the atrocities and violence visited upon the country by Japan during the ... and some residents whose apartments overlook roads along which the tanks will rumble have been ...
Liberia: Relieving Road Woes - Gbarnga-Mendikorma Financiers in Liberia
AllAfrica - 9/3/2015 10:47:59 AM
Administered by the World Bank, the LRFT has raised millions for infrastructural projects in Liberia which has seen the construction of the Monrovia-Buchanan Road and several roads in Monrovia and other parts of the country. The important Monrovia-Ganta ...
Forever and Ever, Amen: How Country Music’s Happiest Couples Make Love Last
Taste of Country - 9/3/2015 5:54:30 AM
“There’s the couple they are at home, and then there’s the couple they are out in the world ... for myself out on the road really are the biggest things that kind of hold our marriage together,” he tells Taste of Country.
Father of drowned Syrian boy in heartbreaking photo: 'We want the whole world to see this'
The Business Insider - 9/3/2015 1:11:09 PM
"European countries, which have turned the Mediterranean, the cradle of the world's oldest civilizations ... from where they would be taken by road to the Syrian border town of Kobani. Kobani, the family's hometown, has been the scene of intense fighting ...
Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World
PopMatters - 9/3/2015 12:13:53 PM
Writing with an insouciance that would get under the skin of the average “I’m not a tourist, I’m a traveler” would-be citizen of the world, he extols the joys of traveling in his own country, and not as a blinkered nativist but as somebody who’s ...
Why have two world Chinese entrepreneur conferences?
Asiaone Business - 9/2/2015 5:58:40 PM
The inaugural World Huaqiao Huaren Businessmen and Industrialists ... has said the new conference is "the diplomacy of big country". Indeed, the conference was aimed at helping the "One Belt, One Road" programme proposed by President Xi Jinping to promote ...
China’s AIIB to offer loans with fewer strings than World Bank: sources
Japan Times - 9/3/2015 6:15:58 AM
But down the road, the AIIB ... in Africa, where countries have lobbied the lender to work in their region, a source said. To meet its year-end deadline of starting operations, the AIIB has hired a team of former ADB and World Bank bankers, and is drafting ...
Book review: Peter Frankopan’s The Silk Roads pivots history towards Central Asia
The National - 9/3/2015 5:47:20 AM
There is plenty of bang for your buck as you journey through The Silk Roads. Frankopan upends the usual world-history narrative oriented ... Kazakhstan and the other countries of the steppe. We overlook such places at our peril. “For all their apparent ...
THE NEW SILK ROAD BECOMES THE WORLD LAND-BRIDGE:
larouchepub.com - 9/3/2015 3:41:29 PM
Representatives of 43 universities and organizations from 22 countries along the land and maritime ... universities located on the land and sea routes of the Silk Road and contributing to world peace and the creative development of civilization by training ...
Cheneys fear Iran deal paves a dangerous road
Metro News - 9/3/2015 1:51:07 AM
Back in the United States the military’s budget is slashed every year and according to Army officials is at the lowest point in history in terms of readiness to defend the country. Liz Cheney said without the U.S. leading the world from a position of ...