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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Saturday 08 January 2011
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
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ sign language interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 Mystery of Epping Forest 'big cat' is solved
- 3 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 4 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings
- 5 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding