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Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine & Rites of Passage: Songs of Scythian Stones

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Virlana Tkacz's work with the Yara Arts Group reflects her desire to re-integrate the ancient "ways of knowing" as she puts it, into modern life.

Genghis Khan Returns To Unite Mongolia (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Genghis Khan, the ferocious warlord who conquered most of the known world, helped unify Mongolia back in the 13th century. Now Khan is 'back' in Mong...

Freedom To Write: An Exiled Chinese Dissident, a Conference in Istanbul, and Some Milky Tea

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ming Holden

The man I met in front of the State Department Store didn't look like a refugee, which goes to show how many assumptions I had. Tumenulzii had an open and youthful face.

Seattle Dispatch: A Tea House, a Gallery, and a Wizard

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ming Holden

On the lunar New Year, we all ate sugared plums, drank, as always, green and jasmine and pu-er tea, and filed outside to the back yard where a young girl floated a lit red lantern a measure above the firs.

Vittana: Forget $40K, Send Someone to College for $10

Kushal Chakrabarti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kushal Chakrabarti

What if you knew in the 5th grade you'd never be able to afford college or do anything beyond high school? In most developing countries, student loans simply don't exist.

Babies Has a High Level of Cuteness

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Watching Babies is like watching home movies of babies who belong to people you don't even know, and who wants to do that?

The Horse Boy: Looking for Answers to Autism With Horses in Mongolia

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chantal Sicile-Kira

With all the ups and downs we parents of children with autism have to face, it's nice to see inspirational movies such as The Horse Boy from time to time.

Cat Tales, Issue 4: Life Around Us

Panthera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Panthera

Last October, Panthera gathered stories from our scientists, researchers, and partners to document their favorite encounters with big cats in the wild...

Counter-Factual History: McCain Is President and Bono Wins the Nobel Prize

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

"I have to admit that I'm beginning to miss George W. Bush," is the way former Republican Senator "Chuck" Hagel responded when being asked by CNN's Wolf Blitzer to assess the foreign policy record of the administration of Republican President John McCain.

Mongolia: a Democratic Breakthrough?

Radio Free Asia | Radio Free Asia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Mongolia, Home News

In one of the least reported stories of the year, Mongolia is forging ahead with battles for democracy and against corruption....

Dissident Detained in Mongolia

Radio Free Asia | Radio Free Asia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chinese authorities make an unusual arrest in the Mongolian capital....

Top 10 Places I Want to Travel to Before I Die

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I am going to share my list of the top 10 places I want to go to before I die (in no particular order, although I hope dying comes last).

Mongolia: Sex Trafficking Takes Its Toll On Young Women

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia -- Nomin wanted to go to college. Three years ago, unable to afford tuition in the Mongolian capital, the native of remote Zavkh...

Italian Textile Royalty: Milano Unica

Nancy Tilghman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nancy Tilghman

Milano Unica will not only be a textile fair. It will also present, for the first time ON STAGE-- an unveiling of ten emerging fashion talents from around the world.

Mongolia: A Young and Hopeful Democracy

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ming Holden

Mongolia may be a post-communist country landlocked between Russia and China, but it is also a country of Buddhists with a unique attitude that lends itself to the Democratic philosophy.

Witnessing Mongolia's Election

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ming Holden

As an observer, I wasn't sure how uneasy to feel about injecting myself into the thick of things, since last year's June 1st Parliamentary elections resulted in riots on Sukhbaatar Square, the deaths of five people, and the torching of a building or two.

Toyota Projects First-Ever Annual Loss; Congress Disses Detroit

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Congress took a perverse pleasure in giving Detroit's CEOs and the UAW president the third degree -- unnecessary theater while our country suffers this economic decline.

Congratulations To Sanj Bayar

Andrew Racz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Racz

This honor was probably totally unexpected. It took several days for the world press to intellectualize the honor which was delivered to the Mongolian...

The Unexpected Mongolian Dilemma

Andrew Racz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Racz

New forces have entered the picture. Last week, China jumped into the Rio Tinto saga. Chinalco and Alcoa, both at 12 percent stake in Rio Tinto. Alumi...

Mongolia Should Be The Number One Customer

Andrew Racz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Racz

The advanced marketing technologies of the international stock exchanges, the modern ideas of financing derivates of the snow covered assets of mines ...

No More Munich: The Mongolian Version Of 1938

Andrew Racz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Racz

When the new cabinet of Prime Minister Sanj Bayar of Mongolia sits down with the Western mining companies, Rio Tinto and Ivanhoe, to ratify hopefully ...