Politics

Martial arts expert Battulga wins Mongolia's election

Khaltmaa Battulga won more than 50 percent of the votes in a scandal-ridden presidential runoff campaign.

Politics

Mongolian opposition candidate ahead in runoff vote

Opposition candidate Khaltmaa Battulga wins more than 50 percent of votes, according to partial results.

Khaltmaa Battulga leading in Mongolia presidential poll

Asia

Mongolia: Run-off vote for new president

Mongolia – a former communist state - has been a democracy for the past 27 years, but it has never had a run-off election until now. The landmark vote is widely seen as a referendum on economic recovery plans as well as China's influence.

Asia

Mongolia votes in first ever presidential runoff

Presidential race went into a runoff after none of the three candidates won a majority in last month's election.

Mongolia votes in first ever presidential runoff

Asia

Mongolia to hold runoff poll to choose new president

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

Battulga to face Enkhbold in first presidential runoff

Politics

Mongolians pick president in uncertain time

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

Asia

Mongolians vote in the shadow of corruption allegations

Polling stations have opened across Mongolia for the country’s presidential election, with many seeking a leader who could rescue the struggling economy.

Asia

Mongolia sees light over 'New Silk Road'

The government of landlocked Mongolia is hoping China’s so-called 'One Road, One Belt' project will prove beneficial by expanding its railway system.

Asia

Mongolia's ancient instrument striking a chord

The Morin Khuur or 'Horse Fiddle' has evolved from a folk instrument used in small villages to being featured in classical Western performances.

Asia

Mongolians seek ways to fight pollution

Mongolia's capital is one of the coldest in the world, as well as being among the most polluted in winter. More than half the residents living in Ulaanbaatar's suburbs burn coal to keep warm.

Asia

Mongolia races to preserve two-humped camels

The two-humped Bactrian camel helped people settle and adapt to life in the Gobi desert of Mongolia, but their numbers have rapidly decreased in the past few decades.

Mongolia

Mongolia's reindeer herders defend their way of life

In northern Mongolia, an ethnic group of reindeer herders and rangers face mutual distrust in protecting the same land.

Mongolia's reindeer herders defend their way of life

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