Mongolia

Strong earthquake hits Russian-Mongolian border

Strong earthquake hits Russian-Mongolian border

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck early Tuesday in northern Mongolia not far from the border with Russia, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicenter of the quake, which struck at a relatively shallow depth of 10 km, was …

Second man dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia

Second man dies of bubonic plague in Mongolia

A 42-year-old man died of bubonic plague in Khovd province in western Mongolia, the country's health ministry said Wednesday. The man was found to have bought two dead marmots before his death, Dorj Narangerel, head of public …

Mongolian President placed under quarantine

Mongolian President placed under quarantine

Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga has been placed under a two-week quarantine after returning from a trip to China. According to state news agency Montsame, Battulga along with several other government …

Mongolia bans coal exports to help contain virus


Mongolia bans coal exports to help contain virus


Beginning February 10, Mongolia has stopped exporting coal to China via its four key gateways on the Sino-Mongolian border in an effort to help prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP) from China, according to a Mongolian …

Undram Khashbat: I want to live and do gymnastics in Azerbaijan

Undram Khashbat: I want to live and do gymnastics in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is the country where I want to stay and do gymnastics, Mongolian gymnast Undram Khashbat said in an interview with a Vestnik Kavkaza correspondent after performing in the qualifying exercises with clubs at the 37th World Rhythmic …

Kazakhstan names new ambassador to Mongolia

Kazakhstan names new ambassador to Mongolia

Zhalgas Adilbayev will service as new Kazakhstan’s ambassador to Mongolia, Kazinform reported citing the press service of Akorda. «The Head of State decreed to appoint Zhalgas Adilbayev as Ambassador Extraordinary and …

Philippines' Duterte supports Turkey's desire to join ASEAN

Philippines' Duterte supports Turkey's desire to join ASEAN

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he would push for the inclusion of Turkey and Mongolia in a grouping of Southeast Asian nations. Duterte said leaders of Turkey and Mongolia told him about their desire to join …