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
France to Power the Country by Solar Roads
teleSUR - 2/4/2016 10:04:21 PM
France is planning to build the world’s first solar panelled road that will be able to absorb the sun’s ... That’s 8 percent of the country’s total population. The proposed plan will see solar panels placed onto existing roadway.
India Due To Become Fastest Growing Country
Sky News HD - 2/8/2016 6:14:42 AM
Since then he has tried to kickstart India's flagging economy through a slew of reforms in the road, railways and ... In the 2016 report of the World Bank for Doing Business - India is ranked a low 130 out of 189 countries. The Prime Minster's target ...
Changi a 3rd world airport? 3 things which annoy a former NMP about Changi Airport
theindependent.sg - 2/5/2016 11:50:32 PM
which pose a veritable road hazard. No workaround here except to take the MRT.” 3. GETTING YOUR PASSES CHECKED AND CHECKED AGAIN BY HUMANS “But the third, is where Changi most resembles a third-world country airport. This is the line to get your ...
Pope Francis to be greeted by 19km of mobile phone lights on Mexico City visit
The Guardian - 2/8/2016 1:42:41 AM
Organisers want people to line road from the airport to the centre of the capital ... That has never been done before in any country.” The pope’s visit will run from 12 to 16 February and is scheduled to take in several Mexican states crippled by ...
Uganda: Kipsiro, Cheptegei Opt Out of National X-Country in Jinja
AllAfrica - 2/8/2016 9:13:40 AM
With the biennial World Cross-Country Championships not on calendar this year ... "For now, I am looking forward to more road races outside Uganda and see if I can qualify for the marathon at the Rio Olympics." Kipsiro added. At last year's edition ...
End of the road for arguments presented by Sweden, UK: Assange on UN panel verdict
Firstpost - 2/5/2016 6:57:02 PM
It is the end of the road for the legal arguments being presented by Sweden ... Assange over allegations of rape stemming from a working visit he made to the country in 2010 when WikiLeaks was attracting international attention for its secret-spilling ...
World leaders pledge $10 billion for Syrian aid in 1 day, setting a new record
Mashable - 2/4/2016 5:53:48 PM
A donor conference in London, which aimed to get world leaders to dig into their pockets and pledge ... Cameron co-hosted the daylong Supporting Syria conference, attended by 70 countries. It comes as peace talks in the country have stalled and ...
Qatar just snubbed the world's No. 1 cycling team for its lack of 'respect'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2016 1:18:14 PM
The cycling federation of Qatar — a country that's been accused of human-rights abuses ... Qatar is also hosting the UCI World Road Championships later this year. Launched in 2002, the Tour of Qatar was the first major cycling event in the Middle ...
World's Best Cycling Team Disinvited From Tour Of Qatar Because They Take Too Long To Change
Dead Spin - 2/7/2016 2:01:11 PM
The race’s crosswinds and wide roads are perfect for the classics-focused squad ... Okay that’s less silly, but a reminder: Dude’s family’s country relies on slave labor.
Paysafecard Added as Payment Option on PlayStation Store in 19 Countries
PlayStation LifeStyle - 2/5/2016 12:34:40 AM
More countries will be added down the road. Paysafecard CEO Udo Müller said: Partnering with the giants of the digital world is one of our primary goals, which is why I am so pleased by this development. It also serves as recognition of our vision and of ...
Road Ride from Thailand to Singapore with SpiceRoads
PR.com - 2/4/2016 8:06:49 AM
SpiceRoads Cycle Tours launches new multi-country road bike tour along Thailand's scenic south ... which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. The tour finally ends in the dynamic city-state of Singapore for more action.
Malaysia ups road safety measures ahead of Chinese New Year
Channel News Asia - 2/5/2016 9:02:54 AM
In contrast, there were 13,410 less road accidents in 2014, of which 6,187 were fatal. "As a whole, most of the fatalities in the world are from low- and middle-income countries. As we know from ASEAN, most of us are within this group," said Dr Wong.
France to install over 600 miles of solar panels on its roads
Hydrogen Fuel News - 2/8/2016 12:55:34 PM
The European country hopes that by 2021 the solar energy road will provide five million people with power ... That being said, France will be the first nation in the world to use solar panels designed to be directly installed on top of existing roads ...
Torchbearers & world travelers
The Republic - 2/6/2016 6:52:52 AM
Marr Road. Enter through the building’s main entrance ... The four 2016 inductees each entered careers in business management that took them across the country and around the world after their time as Olympians. Sandy and Bryan Brown Although she ...
Road to Rio's Olympics: Six Things to Watch With Six Months to Go
NBC Bay Area - 2/3/2016 11:52:54 PM
About 12,000 torchbearers will cover more than 22,000 miles by road and air ... The 60 men and women will be chosen from the top official world rankings, but there is a limit of four players per country. The cutoff for qualifying is July 11.