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
Police counsel motorists ahead of World X-country
Daily Monitor - 3/25/2017 11:10:31 PM
The Kampala Metropolitan Police (KMP) has issued traffic alerts, warning motorists of significant road closures and special event clear-ways, in and around Kololo Independence Grounds, for the IAAF World Cross Country Championship due today. More than 500 ...
Driving while distracted: Which countries have toughest laws?
CNN - 3/24/2017 11:23:02 AM
Countries around the world have added laws to try to tackle what has become ... in which 41% of the drivers surveyed said one of their biggest concerns on the roads was other drivers using handheld phones to make calls or check messages and other ...
The Top Sugar Beet Producing Countries In The World
worldatlas.com - 3/24/2017 4:09:22 PM
In many countries, sugar beet is used to make alcoholic beverages. Sugary syrup prepared from sugar beet is used as a sweetening spread in sandwiches and other food products. Desugared beet molasses are often used as anti-icing products on roads during ...
Tergat: ‘Cross country is in my veins’
IAAF - 3/25/2017 7:50:05 PM
Tergat who was a road running star in his day also emphasised the importance ... visit to motivate them to take up cross-country running. Tergat’s golden world cross-country era was between 1995 and 1999, when he became the first man to win five ...
PM to inaugurate India’s longest road tunnel in J&K on April 2
The Hindu Business Line - 3/22/2017 7:50:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation, the country’s longest road tunnel built on the Jammu-Srinagar ... will be the first in India to be equipped with a world class “integrated tunnel control system” through which ventilation ...
World Baseball Classic keeps sport relevant in Japan
Los Angeles Times - 3/20/2017 11:59:24 PM
The United States was the designated road team in the World Baseball Classic semifinal game played ... Soccer is making significant gains in countries such as South Korea, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Japan, too. Soccer’s popularity in Japan soared in the ...
Tanzania: World Bank's Big Cash Boost
AllAfrica - 3/21/2017 10:57:57 AM
the World Bank's Country Director for Tanzania, Burundi, Malawi and Somalia, during the ceremony to lay the foundation stone for intersection of Morogoro, Mandela and Sam Nujoma roads in Dar es Salaam yesterday. (Photo by Robert Okanda) NEW projects in ...
Make us proud again at world cross-country
The Citizen - 3/25/2017 11:46:18 PM
Tanzanian runners have a chance to win medals tomorrow when the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships take place in Kampala ... The team left for the Ugandan capital on Thursday by bus. We hope that road-weary will not have an adverse effect on ...
Glimpses of a Lost World Through Early Chinese Photography
theepochtimes.com - 3/23/2017 12:28:39 PM
We forget it was only about 150 years ago that photographers started to capture images, such as of these two tough and weathered men, traveling the Silk Road ... country that looks dramatically different today. The photographs hold clues and remnants of a ...
China vice premier: Major nations responsible for keeping world peace
朝日新聞 - 3/26/2017 12:00:37 AM
BOAO, China--The world's major nations are responsible for maintaining global peace, and all countries should remain committed to a road of stable and peaceful development, China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Saturday. His comments followed media ...
Will geoengineering save the world — or destroy it?
The Week Magazine - 3/25/2017 12:11:57 PM
Earlier this month, Jordan, the second most water-poor country in the world, ordered more rainfall through cloud ... in effect closing highways and causing road and air traffic delays. (There is also always the possibility of increased precipitation ...
Belt and Road to offer new momentum for globalisation: BCG
Daily Times - 3/25/2017 11:46:18 PM
The Belt and Road Initiative was proposed by China in the hope of ... and the initiative will be significant to really connect more countries to the world economy," Burkner said, adding that China's efforts will generate new momentum.
Athletics: Claire Duck gets reward with British captaincy for World Cross Country Championships
Yorkshire Evening Post - 3/23/2017 11:55:50 PM
Leeds City runner Claire Duck leads the British team at the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala ... The Northern 12-stage (men) and six-stage (women) road relays take place today at Blackpool. Last year, Leeds City won the women’s race and ...
World looks to China for growth but it has its own problems at home
CNBC - 3/24/2017 7:48:17 AM
"China's door to the world is always open and will become increasingly ... push in Asia through Europe with its One Belt, One Road project which is presenting new opportunities for countries which may have previously struggled to attract investors and ...
'Belt and Road' Music Festival to Hit Town
Yahoo Finance - 3/24/2017 2:14:50 PM
"The festival is aimed at enhancing communication and friendship among 64 countries along the 'Belt and Road' by the bridge of music," said ... will join Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra to perform for the audience. World-renowned orchestras and troupes ...