Mongolia

  1. Eagle Huntress

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    Video caption: A 13-year-old girl dreams of becoming the first female eagle hunter in Mongolia.

    A Storyville documentary. Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl from a remote Mongolian tribe, dreams of becoming the first female eagle hunter in her country.

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    Video caption: Ethnic Mongolians battle to keep their language and culture alive in China

    A reduction in Mongolian language teaching has prompted rare protests in China’s northern border region.

  3. Defending the Mongolian language

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    Video caption: China plans to replace the Mongolian language in some school subjects

    China plans to replace the Mongolian language with Mandarin Chinese in some school subjects

  4. Outer Mongolia comparison 'preposterous' says tourism boss

    Claims York is seen as "something of an outer Mongolia by the general public" are "preposterous," according to the boss of Yorkshire's tourism organisation.

    York Minster/Mongolian landscape

    Lord Singh of Wimbledon made the comments yesterday after Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove refused at the weekend to rule out new speculation the House of Lords could relocate to the city.

    Responding to Lord Singh's comments, James Mason from Welcome to Yorkshire, said: "That's just preposterous, it's wrong, it's incorrect and I don't think that's the general feeling of people in the country or across the world.

    "That's why we get so many visitors every year and we'll keep flying that flag."

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    Video caption: In 2009 the first ever Mongol Derby was raced across the Mongolian Steppe.

    In 2009 the first ever Mongol Derby was raced across the vast expanse of the Mongolian Steppe. Tom Morgan organised the world's longest horse race.