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Kerry attends "naadam" competition in Mongolia

During a visit to Mongolia, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried his hand at archery, sampled curdled cheese and watched…

During a visit to Mongolia, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried his hand at archery, sampled curdled cheese and watched…

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Mongolia and Japan call the shots at Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix

At the Judo Grand Prix in Ulaanbaatar local hero Lkhagvasuren Otgtonbaatar claimed the gold in the -90 class with victory over China’s Cheng

At the Judo Grand Prix in Ulaanbaatar local hero Lkhagvasuren Otgtonbaatar claimed the gold in the -90 class with victory over China’s Cheng

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Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix visitors impress in Mongolia

On the second day at the Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix, the home crowd got just what they wanted in the women’s final of the -63kg class when Tsend

On the second day at the Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix, the home crowd got just what they wanted in the women’s final of the -63kg class when Tsend

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Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix: Home judoka's dominate day one

Five gold medals were up for grabs on day one of the Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix in Mongolia. The home nation dominated proceedings at the

Five gold medals were up for grabs on day one of the Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix in Mongolia. The home nation dominated proceedings at the

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Judo titles tumble at Tiblisi's Grand Prix tournament

She won the Grand Slam event in Tokyo, now Slovenia’s Tina Tristenjak has bossed the under 63-kilo category in Tiblisi, too. The number two seed

She won the Grand Slam event in Tokyo, now Slovenia’s Tina Tristenjak has bossed the under 63-kilo category in Tiblisi, too. The number two seed

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Lightweights kick-start Judo Grand Slam, Abu Dhabi

The lightweight categories graced the tatamis on day one of the Judo Grand Slam, Abu Dhabi. Urantsetseg Munkhbat underlined her status as World

The lightweight categories graced the tatamis on day one of the Judo Grand Slam, Abu Dhabi. Urantsetseg Munkhbat underlined her status as World

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Judo Grand Prix Astana: Day two

The Judo Grand Prix Astana produced four gold medallist on day two of competition. World silver medallist Yarden Gerbi of Israel celebrated her

The Judo Grand Prix Astana produced four gold medallist on day two of competition. World silver medallist Yarden Gerbi of Israel celebrated her

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Judo Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar: Five of the best on final day

Five gold medals were on offer on the third and final day of the Judo Grand Prix, Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev of

Five gold medals were on offer on the third and final day of the Judo Grand Prix, Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev of

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Munkhbat retains title on day one of Judo Grand Prix, Ulaanbaatar

The opening day of the Judo Grand Prix in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar saw five medals up for grabs. Urantsetseg Munkhbat thrilled the home

The opening day of the Judo Grand Prix in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar saw five medals up for grabs. Urantsetseg Munkhbat thrilled the home

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Buryatia: one of Russia's most distinctive republics

One of Russia’s most interesting republics is in South-Eastern Siberia on the Mongolian border – Buryatia: a rich variety of cultures and traditions

One of Russia’s most interesting republics is in South-Eastern Siberia on the Mongolian border – Buryatia: a rich variety of cultures and traditions

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Still too many children not getting an education

This edition of Learning World looks at the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which include getting all the world’s primary aged children into

This edition of Learning World looks at the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which include getting all the world’s primary aged children into

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World Judo Masters: Sanjaasuren takes gold

Local hope Miyaragchaa Sanjaasuren produced a stunning performance to take gold in the under 66 kilo category on day one of the World Judo Masters in

Local hope Miyaragchaa Sanjaasuren produced a stunning performance to take gold in the under 66 kilo category on day one of the World Judo Masters in

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Mongolia's president re-elected

The results are in: Mongolia’s president has won a second term in power after national elections. Tsakhia Elbegdorj was tipped as the favourite and

The results are in: Mongolia’s president has won a second term in power after national elections. Tsakhia Elbegdorj was tipped as the favourite and

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Judo Grand Slam Baku: Day one

A week after securing bronze at the European Judo Championships in Budapest Ebru Sahin of Turkey went two medals better to win gold in the under 48

A week after securing bronze at the European Judo Championships in Budapest Ebru Sahin of Turkey went two medals better to win gold in the under 48

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Sacrifice to Chinese Lake God

A ritual sacrifice to the Lake God was held on Thursday at the Chagan Lake in northeast China’s Jilin Province as local fishermen prayed for a good

A ritual sacrifice to the Lake God was held on Thursday at the Chagan Lake in northeast China’s Jilin Province as local fishermen prayed for a good

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Inner Mongolia: Ice-fishing season opens

The ice fishing season is in full swing in the city of Hulun Buir in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

The ice fishing season is in full swing in the city of Hulun Buir in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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Chinese winter swimmers enjoy icy waters

Winter swimmers are braving freezing temperatures and thick snow to go swimming in the city of Hulun Buir in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous

Winter swimmers are braving freezing temperatures and thick snow to go swimming in the city of Hulun Buir in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous

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Iran opens nuclear site to Mongolian leader

Iran has allowed a foreign leader to visit its main uranium enrichment site for the first time. Tsakhia Elbegdorj, the president of Mongolia

Iran has allowed a foreign leader to visit its main uranium enrichment site for the first time. Tsakhia Elbegdorj, the president of Mongolia

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Hosts rewarded as China wins Miss World

It was a home victory for China as 23-year-old Yu Wenxia was crowned Miss World during the pageant hosted in the Chinese coal-mining city of Ordos on

It was a home victory for China as 23-year-old Yu Wenxia was crowned Miss World during the pageant hosted in the Chinese coal-mining city of Ordos on

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Dinosaur skeleton wanted by Mongolia seized in US

A dinosaur skeleton at the centre of an international legal dispute has been seized by US authorities on behalf of Mongolia, the country it is said

A dinosaur skeleton at the centre of an international legal dispute has been seized by US authorities on behalf of Mongolia, the country it is said

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Mongolia: Another world far, far away

As a child I remember some places were out of reach: places of mystery, places where great and dreadful deeds occurred, where dragons roamed and

As a child I remember some places were out of reach: places of mystery, places where great and dreadful deeds occurred, where dragons roamed and

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Ulaanbaatar: Mongolia's capital under pressure

Mongolia is the most sparsely populated independent country on the planet, vast unspoiled steppes stretch as far as the eye can see. But, the

Mongolia is the most sparsely populated independent country on the planet, vast unspoiled steppes stretch as far as the eye can see. But, the

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Arctic winter threatens Mongolian way of life

Thousands of nomadic Mongolian herders are facing impoverishment after the onslaught of a bitter cold winter which has decimated their

Thousands of nomadic Mongolian herders are facing impoverishment after the onslaught of a bitter cold winter which has decimated their

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Rio goes for Gobi gold

Australia’s Rio Tinto is to go ahead with a multibillion euro plan to extract copper and gold from one of the world’s biggest untapped deposits under

Australia’s Rio Tinto is to go ahead with a multibillion euro plan to extract copper and gold from one of the world’s biggest untapped deposits under

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Kazakh craftwork on display in UK

An exhibition displaying the intricate works of Kazakh craftswomen has opened in London. The centrepiece of the show at the Brunei gallery is a

An exhibition displaying the intricate works of Kazakh craftswomen has opened in London. The centrepiece of the show at the Brunei gallery is a

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Mongolia's new president sworn in

Mongolia’s new president has been sworn in with a pledge to fight corruption. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj promised to use the nation’s natural resources

Mongolia’s new president has been sworn in with a pledge to fight corruption. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj promised to use the nation’s natural resources

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Mongolia has new President

Mongolians have a new President – he is Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj. The result is not official yet but Elbegdorj and his Democratic Party have been

Mongolians have a new President – he is Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj. The result is not official yet but Elbegdorj and his Democratic Party have been