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Mongolia: Large country in East Asia
Mongolia is a landlocked country in East Asia. Its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of Outer Mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state. It is sandwiched between Russia to the north and China to the south, where it neighbours the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Mongolia does not share a border with Kazakhstan, although only 37 kilometres (23 mi) separate them.

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Scientists have tracked a cuckoo's migratory flight from Africa to its breeding ground in Mongolia.
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Mongolia reports three new coronavirus cases repatriated from South Korea, Germany

Mongolia has reported three new coronavirus cases among citizens repatriated by specially chartered planes from South Korea and Germany, the country's emergency commission said on Tuesday.
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Mongolia said on Tuesday that a French national working in the country has been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus that has spread throughout the globe, marking the country's first case.
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Mongolian president placed under quarantine after returning from China - state media

Mongolia's President Battulga Khaltmaa and other government officials have submitted to a 14-day quarantine after returning home from their visit to China, the state news agency Montsame reported on..
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Mongolia halts all flights from South Korea, blocks entry until March 2

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Mongolia to shut schools until March 30 to curb virus outbreak

Mongolia will keep all its schools shut until March 30 in order to prevent the coronavirus from spreading in the country, the government said on Wednesday.
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Mongolia closes border to China until March 2 to stop virus

Mongolia will close all ports of entry from and into China until March 2 to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, the government said on Friday.
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Mongolia shuts universities, border crossings to halt virus spread

Mongolia has closed from Monday until Mar. 2 all universities and educational institutes to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus sweeping China, state media Montsame said, citing a cabinet..
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This dad took his son to Mongolia just to get him off his phone

Mountaineer Jamie Clarke wanted to bond with his son. So he took him on a trek across Mongolia.
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Malaysia's Najib ordered killing of Mongolian model, says former bodyguard

A Malaysian police officer on death row for the 2006 slaying of a Mongolian model has accused former prime minister Najib Razak of ordering him to kill the woman, according to media reports and the..
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Getting a bird's-eye view of hunting eagles

To film this week's story about the last eagle hunters of Mongolia, 60 Minutes cameramen needed patience and ingenuity
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How an Oklahoma woman learned to fly like an eagle in Mongolia

In the Mongolian steppe, hunters partner with golden eagles to catch game. When Lauren McGough found out about it she said, "I have to see it. I have to do it.“ Scott Pelley reports.
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Dinosaurs: Restoring Mongolia's fossil heritage

The Gobi Desert produces stunning fossils but many Mongolians never get the chance to see them.
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Mongolia amends constitution in bid to end political instability

Mongolia has amended its constitution for the second time since it was ratified in 1992, strengthening the powers of the prime minister in a bid to end years of costly political instability and..
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Mongolia arrests 800 Chinese citizens in cybercrime probe

Police in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar have apprehended 800 Chinese citizens and confiscated hundreds of computers and mobile phone SIM cards as part of an investigation into a cybercrime ring,..
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Thanks to hidden cameras in Siberia, poaching of snow leopards has virtually stopped

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Mongolian President receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President of Mongolia, Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Friday received a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. He was received by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. "I am very..
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The epic horse race across the Mongolian steppe

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India to help Mongolia mitigate impact of smog

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'Victory': Trump reveals name for Mongolian gift horse

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