Asia

Mongolia government seeks IMF financial support

Five years ago, Mongolia was one of the world’s fastest growing economies thanks to exports of copper and gold. But that all came undone when commodity prices crashed. Now Mongolia is turning to the International Monetary Fund for help.

Asia

Rare wild antelope facing extinction in Mongolia

A rare species of wild antelope in Mongolia is facing extinction because of a highly contagious disease. Almost 4,000 saiga have already died and scientists expect the total to reach 10,000 within the next two months.

Business & Economy

China 'blocks' Mongolia border after Dalai Lama visit

Mongolia says hundreds of trucks stuck at the border after move seen as a response to Dalai Lama's visit to Ulaanbaatar.

China 'blocks' Mongolia border after Dalai Lama visit

Environment

Mongolia: Facing climate change collectively

With climate change and desertification threatening their livelihood, herders form collectives to manage resources.

Mongolia: Facing climate change collectively

Poverty & Development

Mongolia tent districts grow despite modernisation

A majority of the capital's residents live in tents, but the government aims to change that through new real estate.

Politics

Mongolia opposition wins polls by massive majority

Mongolian People's Party gets 65 of 76 seats after vowing to boost economy in mineral-rich country to tackle poverty.

Mongolia opposition takes parliament in landslide vote

Elections

Divided Mongolians vote in hotly contested elections

With voters fed up by a flailing economy, alternative parties have sprung up to challenge the traditional rulers.

Divided Mongolians vote in hotly contested elections

Business & Economy

Yak fur spins profits for Mongolian herders

In addition to the milk and meat, wool fibre now promises to be a money spinner as the fashion industry warms to it.

Shorts

Saving a dying Siberian language

The Buryat language traces its origins to Mongolia, but many fear it is dying out.

Saving a dying Siberian language

Environment

Siberia's tug of war over Lake Baikal's water

Villagers struggle to cope as world's largest freshwater lake drops to its lowest level in 60 years.

Witness

Mongolian Bling

We follow three young rappers as they combine traditional Mongolian music with western rap to create nomadic hip hop.

Mongolian Bling

Business & Economy

Shearing a profit off Mongolia's goats

Despite falling prices, cashmere still provides steady income to help goat herders make it through the winter.

Shearing a profit off Mongolia's goats

Media

The photo controversy over indigenous people

Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.

The photo controversy over indigenous people

Human Rights

Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children

Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.

Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children

Asia Pacific

Escaping North Korea: one refugee's story

Yeonmi Park talks to Al Jazeera about her life inside North Korea, and her traumatic escape to China and beyond.

Escaping North Korea: one refugee's story