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
‘Brexit’ Brouhaha Briskly Broached by World Economic Forum
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/26/2016 9:06:18 AM
Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber, speaks during a session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of ... to the hollowing out of the middle class in industrialized countries, and to the inadequate response by political, corporate and ...
Sweden Opens 1st Electric Road
CleanTechnica - 6/26/2016 9:34:56 AM
the first in the country, was inaugurated in Sandviken, Sweden, on June 22. The electric road test stretch, located on the E16, makes Sweden one of the only counties anywhere in the world to be actively testing the use of electric power as an aid to heavy ...
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 ...
British Bracing for World Economy to Punish UK for 'Brexit'
Fox Business - 6/26/2016 6:03:10 PM
The pound plunged to its lowest level in over 30 years on Friday, raising concerns about price inflation, and shares in the U.K.'s biggest banks and real estate builders posted double-digit declines as economists predicted the country would fall into ...
College World Series preview: Reviewing Coastal Carolina’s 2016 season
SB Nation Arizona Desert Swarm - 6/26/2016 11:22:18 AM
A lot of people have been calling Coastal Carolina the "Cinderella story" of this year’s College World Series, but in reality ... make no mistake that this is one of the better programs in the country since the turn of the century.
China's Xi lauds new Silk Road, says $15 billion invested last year
Reuters - 6/26/2016 6:35:58 AM
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese companies invested nearly $15 billion in countries participating in Beijing's new Silk Road initiative last year, up one-fifth from 2014, President Xi Jinping said in Uzbekistan, lauding a scheme that is one of his key foreign ...
College World Series 2016 scores and bracket: Coastal Carolina, Arizona advance to the finals
SBN - 6/26/2016 12:26:44 PM
Arizona and Coastal Carolina both won rubber games in Omaha on Saturday, setting up one of the most improbable finals matches in the history of the College World Series ... Coastal had a similar road, winning an elimination game to advance out of the ...
World War II Veterans being honored at Trinity on the Hill Methodist Church
11WTOC - 6/27/2016 2:09:56 AM
World War 2 was more than 80 years ago ... "I think they appreciate the fact that we haven't forgotten them, all the great things they did to keep this country free," said Fred Gehle, Representative of Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society.
What Indians have done to world cuisine
BBC - 6/26/2016 11:25:17 PM
Packed with families from a middle class that has, roughly after the turn of the century, fallen in love with the automobile and the open road, the expressway ... Relations between the world's two most populous countries are scrappy at the best of times ...
Our President Is Not Dumb!! Cry My Beloved Country, Cry – 5
Modern Ghana - 6/26/2016 2:28:25 PM
Given the obvious difficulties that even cheaper gifts have posed for politicians the world over, I was initially somewhat ... Checks by Myjoyonline confirms that quality of the roads he has constructed for the country are of poor quality.
Putin eyes closer partnership with China along Silk Road and beyond
Jamaica Observer - 6/26/2016 6:21:39 AM
The Belt and Road Initiative, which also includes the 21st century ... “The SCO has become a popular and attractive organisation in the region. Many countries around the world have expressed willingness to join it,” he said. The SCO summit in Tashkent ...
The US Has Screwed Up in the Muslim World for 36 Years
Daily Beast - 6/26/2016 7:54:43 AM
Beginning with the Carter Doctrine, the US has aggressively injected itself into the Muslim world but with little to show for it ... unforeseen consequences down the road a bit. The “stunning” victory against Saddam in 1991 soon proved nothing of ...
Islamophobia hinders country’s progress
Poughkeepsie Journal - 6/26/2016 4:08:38 PM
Mayor Khan went on to warn about the consequences of anti-Muslim rhetoric: “Donald Trump’s ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe — it risks alienating mainstream Muslims around the world and ... down this road before: Anti ...
Find out more about the world below your flight path with Flyover Country
Beta News - 6/27/2016 6:56:16 AM
There’s an option to save most of this information (not Wikipedia articles, sadly) for offline use, handy if your in-flight Wi-Fiis poor, or you’re on a road trip and have no internet connection at all. Flyover Country isn’t restricted to static maps.
Rosatom's global nuclear ambition cramped by Kremlin politics | Reuters
Firstpost - 6/26/2016 6:46:07 PM
Since the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the world nuclear industry has been stagnant as Germany and other countries decided to exit nuclear ... as well as a cross-roads for energy infrastructure. But it also shows how politics trumps commerce.