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
China’s world bank: The U.S. loses by not playing a role in AIIB
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/29/2016 11:54:32 AM
It is expanding rapidly and will soon take in additional countries in Latin America ... slum redevelopment and road construction. Although the AIIB is considered by some a rival to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and other international lending ...
Sweden creates world's first 'electric road'
Mashable - 6/28/2016 12:07:03 AM
Proving that point, Sweden — in conjunction with truck manufacturer Scania — has created the world's first "electric ... Sweden's electric road — if given wide implementation — could help the country meet its goal of being fossil-fuel-vehicle ...
China's Xi Jinping has emerged as top leader of the world: Official media
Daily News and Analysis - 6/29/2016 5:30:59 PM
President Xi Jinping was on Wednesday hailed as a top world leader by China's official ... including the multi-billion dollar Silk Road project that has enhanced the Communist nation's diplomatic reach. "A major-country diplomacy with Chinese ...
Country Roads, Take Me Home, To The Place I Belong
The Inquisitr - 6/27/2016 3:00:02 AM
These places are tucked far away from many unpleasant things in this world, but no place is immune to the power ... What were once beautiful old country roads lines with wild flowers are now split open with deep and ugly gashes, unreachable vehicles ...
Where in the world are the Obama women?
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/28/2016 6:58:04 PM
The Obama women are on the road again ... a school and spoke with the country's president, Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The women also visited a girls leadership camp called Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), sponsored by the Peace ...
Election 2016: Bill Shorten says Turnbull government taking Australia down Brexit, Trump road
Sydney Morning Herald - 6/30/2016 7:42:49 AM
Mr Turnbull says that his party offers a plan for growth as the best way to keep Australia as "a high-wage, generous social safety net country and the most successful multicultural society in the world". Chloe Shorten has been travelling with her husband.
Brexit is a cautionary tale for world’s other democracies
Las Vegas Sun - 6/29/2016 9:02:44 AM
Cameron figured that kicking his troubles down the road by promising a future plebiscite on Europe could make them go away. Instead, he turned a normal electoral challenge into a profound crisis that could lead to the breakup of his country while ...
Map: Here are countries with the world's highest murder rates
Public Radio International - 6/27/2016 7:06:24 PM
Several countries in Central America like Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala top the list of homicides in the world. The heightening violence ... To put the numbers in perspective, there were 17.4 road traffic deaths for every 100,000 people in Honduras ...
Dylan Noble, ‘Country Boy’ Shot by Fresno Cops, ‘Loved Everybody’
Daily Beast - 6/28/2016 7:30:52 AM
The man was not in evidence, but two officers did come upon a jacked up pickup truck doing donuts in a dirt field one block into Fresno from the adjoining country boy town of Clovis ... more room than the side of the road as he hopped out.
The Epic Road Trip That Inspired the Interstate Highway System
History - 6/29/2016 6:06:46 PM
Sixty miles an hour remained a daredevil’s dream, and many roads could only be traversed at the pace of a brisk walk. (Credit: K.C. Downing Collection) The War Department viewed the cross-country caravan—undertaken just months after the end of World ...
Africa: China's Pottery Trade On the 'Belt and Road', World Civilization (Part I)
AllAfrica - 6/27/2016 10:38:10 AM
The "Silk Road" has been proposed for consideration as UNESCO World ... And in Tang Dynasty (618-907), Chinese porcelain was sold to many countries in the world. In a history of a thousand years, Chinese porcelain has been served as the centre of world ...
Books: The past is a different country, but some things never change
Canada - 6/29/2016 1:38:56 AM
“I think most writers would say it’s all one body of work,” said Thien last week on the eve of a promotional road trip. “All your books are ... the language that reflects a Marxist-Leninist-Maoist world view — it’s a very particular kind ...
Letter to the editor: A safer country
LJWORLD - 6/29/2016 4:59:21 AM
In order for there to be less killings in this country, the Department of Immigration and the Department ... The right to bear arms does not mean killing children in schools, drive-by shootings, road rage, campus killings, racist or sexist killings ...
Britain and the Arab world post Brexit
Al JAZEERA - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
As Britain realigns its relationship with the countries and institutions of the European Union, we will now be more open and engaged with the world beyond its borders ... in a region beset by crises know, the road ahead is never easy.
Introduce strong road safety legislation, MPs urge PM
The Hindu - 6/29/2016 7:58:19 AM
While many other developing countries, including China ... has failed to address the prevailing systemic challenges that make Indian roads one of the most unsafe in the world. Piyush Tewari, founder and CEO of SaveLIFE Foundation, a road safety advocacy ...