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, 2012See also: Roadways map
World Bank drops $50mln loan to Montenegro over excessive debt
Thomson Reuters - 3/7/2014 8:55:33 AM
The World Bank loan was intended to help gradually reduce Montenegro's public debt, estimated at around 58 percent of the gross domestic product. The 809 million euro ($1.12 billion) highway loan could drive Montenegro's debt up by another ...
EA Sports: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Has Six Ways to Win, Bonus Modes
Softpedia News - 3/6/2014 10:36:57 AM
The development team at EA Sports working on 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is ready to reveal all the new game modes in the coming football simulation and the various ways in which players will be able to win using them. The classic Road to the FIFA World Cup ...
On World’s Most Deadly Roads Datsun Says No Airbags
Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2014 5:29:09 AM
When Nissan Motor Co. starts selling the first car from the resurrected Datsun brand later this month, it won’t offer airbags or anti-lock brakes on even the top-end version. Datsun’s decision for the 1.2-liter gasoline engine car called the ...
World War One, a hundred years on, entrenched on London stages
Thomson Reuters - 3/4/2014 11:00:48 AM
With "War Horse" - the internationally hailed play about a British army steed in the Great War - still playing in the West End, theatre-goers can now delve deeper into the human side of the conflict that killed some 10 million military personnel.
Race Fan? Change Plans. Do This.
Auto Week - 3/7/2014 2:24:50 PM
The Firestone brand will return as presenting sponsor of the RRDC banquet for the fifth straight year. "Firestone has a long-standing relationship with Mario Andretti and is honored to be part of this year's Road Racing Drivers Club banquet ...
Time for Pakistan's leaders to stand up for women
CNN World - 3/7/2014 3:00:38 PM
Editor’s note: Farahnaz Ispahani, a former member of Pakistan’s parliament, is currently a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. The views expressed are the writer’s own. International Women’s Day, being ...
Uruguay slams 'old school' UN over world-first pot plans
Yahoo News - 3/6/2014 2:01:34 AM
Montevideo (AFP) - Uruguay lashed out at the United Nations, labeling the world body "old school" for its criticism of the country's world-first marijuana law. Global drugs body the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) warned Uruguay and ...
Transportation costs in Central America double those in Africa, says World Bank
Hispanic Business - 3/6/2014 10:11:19 PM
Barriers to foreign competition and limitations on cabotage, the service of foreign-owned trucks operating on national roads, impaired economies of scale and other efficiencies that could lower the cost of transportation. These conditions ...
The Road To Malabo (1)
Leadership - 3/7/2014 2:36:10 AM
The construction of the World Bank-assisted Lagos-Badagry freeway with rail line constricted traffic until we got to Agboju. Smooth traffic on bad road. I studied my travelling ... I could not help but wish my country Nigeria respected such boundaries.
End of the road for Formula One in India?
Times of India - 3/6/2014 8:09:37 PM
The scenario for motorsports in India hasn't improved significantly since F1 first came to ... Prix not happening in 2015 as we will discuss the situation with the Formula One Management soon and we're hopeful that things will be sorted out."
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Liberia: World Bank Supports Road and Bridge Works
AllAfrica - 1/25/2014 8:46:55 AM
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved ... and improve the government's institutional capacity to manage the country's road sector. The Urban and Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (URIRP) was approved in 2009 to support ...
Tesla Team Finishes World Record Model S Cross-Country Road Rally In 76.5 Hours
Hot Hardware - 2/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
The two teams of Tesla drivers that set out to complete a cross-country road rally driving electric Model S sedans and using only Tesla’s Supercharger stations to recharge have completed the trek in an impressive 76 and a half hours. It’s a Guinness ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
news.oneindia.in - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...