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From Prague to Mongolia, wild horses return to the steppes.

GREAT GOBI B, Mongolia - A quarter-century-old project to repopulate the steppes of Mongolia with wild horses was kept alive as four animals made the long trip back to their ancestral home from Prague Zoo.

- Reuters - US

From Prague to Mongolia, wild horses return to the steppes.

GREAT GOBI B , June 28 – A quarter-century-old project to repopulate the steppes of Mongolia with wild horses was kept alive as four animals made the long trip back to their ancestral home from Prague Zoo. Driven to extinction in...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Uni-President and Youku team together to plant trees.

UNI-PRESIDENT Group and video streaming website Youku announced to launch an environment protection project of planting trees yesterday. The trees will be planted at the Alxa area of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to prevent sand storm and improve the ecological environment there. Netizens are encouraged to interact with ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Mongolia to hold first presidential runoff on July 9.

Mongolia will hold its first ever presidential runoff vote on July 9 after none of the three candidates secured an absolute majority in an election marred by a "sabotage" attempt, electoral authorities said on Tuesday.

- Zee News - IN

Mongolia to hold 1st presidential poll on July 9.

Mongolia will hold its first ever presidential runoff vote on July 9 after none of the three candidates secured an absolute majority in an election marred by a "sabotage" attempt. On Monday, Mongolians voted in the capital, the country's sprawling steppes and even in yurts serving as polling stat

- Times Of India - IN

Battulga to face Enkhbold in first presidential runoff.

Third-place finisher demands recount as election officials fix Mongolia's first presidential runoff for July 9.

- Al Jazeera - QA

With no election winner, Mongolia sets runoff for July 9.

Mongolia will hold its first runoff election for president next month after none of the candidates attained the necessary majority in Monday's voting.

- FOX News - US

With no election winner, Mongolia sets runoff for July 9.

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia , Mongolia will hold its first runoff election for president next month after none of the candidates attained the necessary majority in Monday's voting. Democratic Party candidate Khaltmaa Battulga was the top finisher with 38 per cent of the vote and will face the Mongolian People's Party's Miyegombo ...

- National Post - CA

With no election winner, Mongolia sets runoff for July 9.

- Townhall.com - US

Mongolia presidential race heads for run-off after vote count ‘sabotage’ attempt.

Mongolia will hold its first ever presidential run-off vote on July 9 after none of the three candidates secured an absolute majority in an election marred by a “sabotage” attempt, electoral authorities said Tuesday. The result of Monday’s vote was put off by several hours, angering supporters of the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

No decisive winner in Mongolia presidential vote forces second round.

There was no outright winner in Mongolia`s presidential election on Monday, forcing the country`s first ever second-round run-off between the two leading candidates, the country`s General Election Committee said of Tuesday.

- Zee News - IN

Mongolia's presidential election tightens, runoff likely

Mongolians have begun casting their votes in a presidential election dominated by allegations of graft and concerns about financial upheaval in the landlocked country.

- FOX News - US

Mongolia headed towards first presidential runoff

Ulan Bator, Mongolia, Jun 25 - Mongolia's presidential election on Tuesday appeared to be headed towards the country's first ever run-off vote after none of the three candidates secured an absolute majority following a campaign fraught with corruption scandals. The suspense capped a campaign marked by mudslinging between ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

No decisive winner in Mongolia presidential vote: election committee

ULAANBAATAR - There was no winner in Mongolia's presidential election on Monday, forcing the country's first ever second-round run-off between the two leading candidates, the country's General Election Committee said in the early hours of Tuesday.

- Reuters - US

Mongolians pick president in uncertain time

Ballots cast in presidential election dominated by allegations of corruption against backdrop of economic turmoil.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Mongolians pick president after scandal-plagued campaign

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia, Jun 26 - Mongolians cast ballots on Monday to choose between a horse breeder, a judoka and a feng shui master in a presidential election rife with corruption scandals and nationalist rhetoric. From its sprawling steppes to its capital and even in yurts serving as polling stations, people began to vote ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Mongolians pick president after scandal-plagued campaign

From its sprawling steppes to its capital and even in yurts serving as polling stations, people began to vote in the landlocked country sandwiched between Russia and China that was once viewed as an oasis of democracy full of economic promise.

- Zee News - IN

Mongolians pick president in uncertain time

Mongolians cast ballots in presidential election dominated by allegations of corruption and financial upheaval.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Mongolians vote for president amid graft, financial concerns

Mongolians have begun casting their votes in a presidential election dominated by allegations of graft and concerns about financial upheaval in the landlocked country.

- FOX News - US

Mongolia votes for new president in divisive election

Amid a growing corruption scandal and unpopular austerity measures, Mongolians have cast their votes for a new president. The electoral process is "truly testing the nerves of voters," according to analysts.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Mongolia economy, graft and China in spotlight as voters elect president

Polling stations opened throughout Mongolia’s cities, townships and prairies on Monday as nearly two million residents were asked to choose a new president amid worries about corruption and the state of the resource-dominated economy. Most voters expect a two-horse race between the ruling Mongolian People’s ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Mongolians pick president after scandal-plagued campaign

Mongolians cast ballots today to choose between a horse breeder, a judoka and a feng shui master in a presidential election rife with corruption scandals and nationalist rhetoric.From its sprawling steppes to its capital and even in yurts serving as polling stations, people began to vote in the landlocked country sandwiched ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Presidential polls begin in Mongolia

The polls mainly involve candidates from three leading parties, who have offered different measures to ease the government's mounting debt pressure if elected to office, Xinhua news agency reported.

- Zee News - IN

Weary Mongolians vote after 'dark' campaigns

ULAN BATOR, June 26 — Mongolians cast ballots today to choose between a horse breeder, a judoka and a feng shui master in a presidential election rife with corruption scandals and nationalist rhetoric. From its sprawling steppes to its capital...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Road to nowhere? Ahead of Mongolian election, voters fret over China investment

A few miles from Mongolia’s giant Tavan Tolgoi mine, about 2,000 trucks a day set off across the Gobi desert, delivering coal to China on a road so narrow and ridden with pot holes it has become an accident black spot. Nearby stand the foundations of a railway meant to connect Tavan Tolgoi to China to the south. The ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

An authentic taste of Mongolia found on the Bund

RIGHT behind Shanghai’s river strip, lined with glam restaurants and bars, a casual, laid-back venue for some of the best meat in town has been opening up its doors for half a year. Owner Zhao Yao, an inner Mongolian original, has a “mission” — to bring some of the most authentic tastes to Shanghai ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Anti-China sentiment and centuries-old hostilities take centre stage in Mongolian election campaign

The waving flags, triumphant song and rousing speeches of a Mongolian presidential campaign rally were interrupted by a fight that broke out in the crowd. A group of men had entered the event for Democratic Party candidate Khaltmaa Battulga on Friday carrying posters denouncing the businessman, prompting his supporters to ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Ulaanbaatar Cup: MC Mary Kom suffers shock loss in quarters; four more Indian pugilists in semis

MC Mary Kom bowed out with a shock quarter-final loss but India managed a reasonably good day with three men and one woman advancing to the semi-finals of the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia. The post Ulaanbaatar Cup: MC Mary Kom suffers shock loss in quarters; four more Indian pugilists in semis appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Corruption, Economic Crisis Overshadow Mongolian Election

Mongolians will vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to get more from the vast landlocked country's mineral wealth. The three candidates are seeking to succeed Tsakhia Elbegdorj of the Democratic Party who has served the maximum of two ...

- Voice of America - US

Mary Kom bows out, 4 in semis at Mongolia boxing tourney

Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom bowed out with a shock quarterfinal loss but India managed a reasonably good day with three men and one woman advancing to the semifinals of the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia today.Mary Kom , who was returning to action after a one-year hiatus, went down by a unanimous ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian election

- Townhall.com - US

Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian election

Mongolians vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting more gains from the vast, landlocked country's mineral wealth.

- FOX News - US

‘Crooks, liars and oligarchs’: corruption scandals and ethnic Chinese mud-slinging mar Mongolia's presidential vote

Mongolians pick a new president Monday after a campaign marred by corruption scandals plaguing all three candidates, from jobs for cash to offshore accounts and donations from an alleged cult. The allegations have sapped enthusiasm among voters in a country that remains mired in poverty despite having billions of dollars ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Debrecen University To Start Hungarian-Mongolian Dual Accreditation Course

The University of Debrecen in eastern Hungary signed an agreement on Tuesday with the Mongolian University of Life Sciences to launch a dual accreditation course that will issue both Hungarian and Mongolian degrees, the Hungarian university's press office said.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Insider tip: Mongolia

I was looking for rich culture, scenic beauty and something just a little different. I managed to find just that and more in Mongolia.

- Stuff - NZ

Ahead of Presidential Election, Mongolia Corruption Scandal Has a New Twist

A Facebook live video from a whistleblower resurrects a previous bribery scandal.

- The Diplomat - US

The Race for Mongolia's Presidency Begins

A horse-breeder, a judoka and a feng shui practitioner walk into a Mongolian polling station...

- The Diplomat - US

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