Its cheap and abundant energy resources are crucial to the ambitious project – but first, they must be developed.
Desperately needed bailout money could start flowing soon.
Austerity measures will be tailored to protect the poor, IMF pledges.
New research tracks the development of horseback riding, its links to climate change, and impact on Eurasian prehistory.
The Mongolian capital has few resources to battle pollution and associated poverty amid the economic downturn.
Mongolia has vast fossil hunting grounds but few resources to patrol them.
The move comes as a goodwill gesture toward China, whose reprisals over the spiritual leader’s last visit sent Mongolia in a tailspin.
Beijing cancels cooperation meetings, while Ulaanbaatar says the Tibetan leader’s visit was purely religious.
Government willing to accept external aid to rescue an export-driven economy that has been battered by low commodity prices and a backlog of old debt.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.