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
Take an Immersive Drive Through the World’s Most Secretive Country
roadtovr.com - 7/24/2016 1:55:13 PM
It’s a rare and immersive peek into a world few are allowed to witness. North Korea’s citizens cannot travel abroad, they have little contact with those granted access and any media available in the country ... s main arterial roads using a custom ...
Canada worst in developed world for drunk-driving deaths
Hamilton Spectator - 7/25/2016 2:51:18 PM
Canada has topped the list of 19 wealthy countries in the percentage of road deaths linked to alcohol impairment ... the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed data from the World Health Organization and the Organization for Economic ...
Pokemon no-go: Countries where players aren’t welcome
Hindustan Times - 7/22/2016 2:11:54 PM
wandering unthinkingly into streets and being involved in road accidents. The game, which overlays a digital world of creatures and features on the real world, has been officially launched in some 40 countries since July 5 but it hasn’t been welcomed ...
The ‘Brazillionaire’ behind some of the world’s grossest frauds
New York Post - 7/24/2016 4:29:42 AM
In addition to reporting on the rich, Cuadros also turns a keen eye to Brazil’s poorest, traveling the back roads of the world’s fifth largest country on epic journeys by bus and train, visiting an Indian reservation and controversial dam project in ...
U.S. Road Death Rates Are Unacceptably High
US News and World Report - 7/22/2016 6:51:04 PM
The greatest problems exist in the developing world, but those gaps should not mask issues ... in just 19 states and the District of Columbia across the country. Our nation's record of road deaths is a silent epidemic, one that's preventable with an ...
Following the Ancient Tea-Horse Road. Or at Least Trying.
New York Times - 7/25/2016 6:30:13 AM
Many segments of the Tea-Horse Road carried regular horse and mule traffic as late as the post-World War II era ... in southwest China appeals to Chinese tourists as proof of the country’s ancient history and a stark counterpoint to its rapid development.
Hundreds killed by floods in China
The Sun Chronicle - 7/24/2016 12:07:50 PM
The rains, which began on Monday, have flooded streams, triggered landslides and destroyed homes across the country. Most of the fatalities ... on Chinese social media of angry villagers blocking roads, accusing the local authorities of failing to notify ...
Renault Lodgy World Edition with special features launched at INR 9.74 lakh ex-Delhi
Motoroids - 7/25/2016 9:14:51 AM
Renault has also announced – 3CARE comprehensive maintenance which includes 3 years of warranty (up to 60,000 kms), 3 years of Road Side Assistance ... Commenting on the launch of the Lodgy World Edition, Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and Managing Director ...
World Youth Day 25 years later: mercy is still indispensable for all of us
Catholic News Agency - 7/25/2016 3:48:34 PM
Excitement is building in Poland as millions of young people from over 180 countries descend upon Krakow for ... Continue along this road!” This time, like each World Youth Day before, will no doubt plant the seeds for many new vocations to married ...
Five clinics in northern Syria hit by regime air raids, say activists
The Guardian - 7/24/2016 4:18:23 PM
He added that a blood bank in Aleppo had been struck as well. Syrian government forces and their allies cut the main road into rebel-held parts of the country, known as the Castello road, last week, laying siege to opposition-held parts of Aleppo.
Zimbabweans Around the World Rising Up Against Mugabe - 'Enough Is Enough!
AllAfrica - 7/24/2016 8:43:14 PM
Hospitals lack basic medical supplies, roads are crumbling ... Feb. 21 of this year. The country, though one of the world's poorest, is also one of the world's top 10 diamond producers, though revenues are not used to help the population.
From War Zone To Beach Resort: Anaklia Rises Along The New Silk Road
Forbes - 7/21/2016 6:13:29 AM
To the west, Abkhazia would be administered as a Russian vassal state, trying to convince the world of its legitimacy ... Losing control of this relatively large swath of the country did not cause Georgia to turn its back on this region.
Long isolated, Africa’s Jewish ‘islands’ bridged by photographer’s lens
The Times of Israel - 7/25/2016 3:02:37 AM
The synagogues of emerging Jewish communities in Africa are often modest affairs at the end of bumpy dirt roads ... to the wider Jewish world. David’s HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library boasts over 100,000 photos from 145 countries and territories ...
Country Mourns College Football Players Who Died Saturday in Waukesha County Crash
Patch - 7/25/2016 2:29:49 PM
Fire and rescue from multiple agencies responded just before midnight to a single vehicle crash on Beaver Lake Road in the area of Beaver View ... Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio said "The world has lost a rising star who dreamed big and ...
On making the world safe for Jesuits
Catholic World Report - 7/23/2016 10:38:57 PM
The globalists, it turns out, are men without a definite country, at home nowhere and anywhere ... irrelevant in comparison of the drama of ever-changing world issues—“the theological road leading to the 1960s,” as McGreevy put it.