World Bank Supports More Efficient and More Reliable District Heating Services in Moldova

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Director approved a US$40.5 million financing to the Republic of Moldova for the District Heating Efficiency Improvement Project, which will fund investments aimed at improving the efficiency of the district heating...

New Partnership to Help Bring Clean Cooking to 100 Million Households by 2020

A major new partnership between the World Bank Group and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves will work to spur a transition to clean cooking for 100 million households, which still use inefficient cookstoves and solid fuels for cooking.

Actor Robin Williams Dead at 63 in Apparent Suicide

Tributes have been pouring in for actor-comedian Robin Williams, who was found dead at his home near San Francisco, California, the victim of an apparent suicide. He was 63.

A British Teenager rescued off Mevagissey after asking for help on Facebook