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
Global Road Transport Refrigeration Equipment Industry
Yahoo Finance - 5/30/2016 10:02:47 PM
World Real GDP Growth Rates in % by Country/Region for the Period 2014-2017P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3 Mixed Bag of Opportunities & Challenges for Road Transport Refrigeration Equipment Market II-3 Market Outlook..... II-4 2.
Dubai’s DP World Agrees to Manage Port in Somaliland for 30 Years
The Wall Street Journal - 5/29/2016 8:23:45 PM
The U.N. doesn’t acknowledge Somaliland as independent, and it isn’t recognized by any other country in the world. Other investment agreements ... Somaliland’s fisheries industry; help build the road between Somaliland and Ethiopia; build a four ...
The Story Behind The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 5/28/2016 5:47:27 PM
a world-class cricket stadium, housing developments, and a hotel and tourism area all held together by some of the best new highways in the country. “It was the government itself that felt that if you want to really get it off the ground you have to ...
Along the new Silk Road, a city built on sand is a monument to China’s problems
Washington Post - 5/29/2016 5:24:47 PM
LANZHOU NEW AREA, China —This city is supposed to be the “diamond” on China’s Silk Road Economic Belt — a new metropolis carved out of the mountains in the country’s arid northwest ... trade with the outside world. Its growth was driven ...
UN Calls for Greater Support to Least Developed Countries
Student Operated Press - 5/30/2016 12:44:26 PM
A major United Nations meeting focusing on the world`s least developed countries (LDCs) has closed today in Antalya ... investment in infrastructure "the roads, the power, the fiber, the broad-band connectivity. Because if we can create that platform ...
Dakota County ‘Blast Walls’ Have Unique History From World War II
CBS Minnesota - 5/30/2016 4:59:09 AM
When County Road 46 was built, it parted the ways for people to ... The land became the seventh and final gun powder plant in the country built for World War II. “What they did here was one of the most hazardous steps in producing the gun powder.
World briefs: Plan to deliver aid to Syrians in jeopardy
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/31/2016 4:07:51 AM
and diplomats and analysts say Syria’s government is unlikely to permit airdrops when it shows little sign of relenting on road convoys. That risks a fight in the war-torn country’s crowded airspace. Already, warplanes from at least a dozen nations fly ...
Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say
US News and World Report - 5/30/2016 6:56:40 PM
Then, after the woman left the home and drove off by herself, Paduano drove off, eventually forcing her car to the side of the road, he said ... have been trying to change mentalities in a country where men often turn violent when a women breaks off ...
Mauritania: No longer world's slavery capital
WYFF 4 - 5/30/2016 6:56:40 PM
Every country in the world is affected." Globally 45.8 million people are held ... That process of risk assessment has "gone from horse and cart to having a car on the road" in terms of its sophistication, David said. "What we can categorically say ...
Tanzania: World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Over-Reliance On China
AllAfrica - 5/30/2016 12:30:07 PM
In its economic update on Tanzania in a report titled, The Road Less Travelled ... which was presented to Tanzania's Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan by World Bank country director Bella Bird, the structural shift away from investment-propelled growth ...
‘A Country Road, a Tree’: the World War II battles of Samuel Beckett
The Seattle Times - 5/22/2016 5:58:44 AM
Tucked away at the end of Jo Baker’s new novel, “A Country Road, A Tree,” is the Author’s Note — normally a fairly inconsequential nicety that can be safely ignored. Not this time. It is in Baker’s note that the reader discovers that the ...
Govt to improve road networks-Deputy Roads Minister
Modern Ghana - 5/29/2016 8:35:05 AM
Government has reiterated its commitment to improve the road networks in the country to enhance economic development ... In today's competitive world of construction, contractors are facing a lot of challenges to maximize their productivity and lower ...
Nigeria to begin production of cement for road construction – Onu
dailypost.ng - 5/31/2016 7:56:55 AM
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology says research is ongoing to produce cement for road construction in the country. Onu disclosed this ... all the major research institutes in the world, these are the people we can also attract home ...
The big gamble: the dangerous world of British betting shops
The Guardian - 5/31/2016 7:28:17 AM
There was never a Mr Ladbrokes; the company was named for a country house where its founders trained horses ... Really, though, nobody in the betting world can look forward to the spring, when chancellors generally shake down this industry with indecent ...
The Countries That Would Profit Most from a Cashless World
Harvard Business Review - 5/31/2016 12:14:37 PM
It’s been only recently that the road to a wider cashless society has started ... based on average transit time and cash access costs are high in some of the world’s most populous countries: Indonesia, Nigeria, Bangladesh, India, China, and the United ...