David Cameron heads off to Russia on Thursday for the G20 summit of world leaders, promising that he is not going to shy away from tackling Vladimir Putin, pictured, about a couple of very serious differences between Russia’s regime and ours.
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Wednesday 05 January 2011
A senior member of the Mongolian security services was lured to Britain so he could be arrested and jailed under a European Arrest Warrant, his lawyer said yesterday.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
A senior member of the Mongolian security services was lured to the UK so he could be arrested and jailed under a European Arrest Warrant, his lawyer said today.
Tuesday 28 December 2010
Tuesday 14 December 2010
An activist who campaigned for Inner Mongolia's independence from China appears to have been released from prison after a 15-year term but is probably still being detained elsewhere, according to a relative.
Friday 05 November 2010
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Acrobats from Burma, workers from Central or West Asia, and a mausoleum design inspired by work in the Middle East – the Mausoleum of China’s First Emperor was a cosmopolitan place says Dr. Duan Qingbo, the man in charge of excavating it.
Sunday 24 October 2010
Some of the songs sound Kazakh, others Kyrgyz, and there's a lovely lullaby on this new album from these stars of the Mongolian grasslands.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Monday 04 October 2010
It may have come in for a few knocks and bruises over the past two or three years – some deserved, others not – but the Alternative Investment Market (Aim) is a major asset to the UK economy, according to research published last week.
Sunday 29 August 2010
Monday 23 August 2010
Broadcaster Andy Kershaw is to return to BBC Radio 3 after three years off-air as a result of personal problems, it was announced today.
Thursday 12 August 2010
A young British man was killed and another injured while driving across Iran during a charity car rally to Mongolia.
Saturday 31 July 2010
Sunday 25 July 2010
Competitors set off from the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester on a 10,000-mile journey to Mongolia.
Saturday 19 June 2010
The "drop intro" is an ancient journalistic device, and none the worse for that. Dropping the main news point down to the second or third paragraph roots the story in daily life and leads the reader on with the feeling of a mystery unfolding.
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Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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