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Turquoise Hill falls as analyst cuts rating

Shares of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. dropped to multi-year low on Monday as an analyst cut the Canadian company's rating and price target because of a Mongolian mine delay. Full story

Rio puts $5 billion Mongolia mine expansion on hold

MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - Rio Tinto <RIO.AX><RIO.L> has put on hold a more than $5 billion underground expansion of its giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia, after the government said parliament would need to approve financing for the project. Full story

Mongolia neo-Nazis announce a change of tack - pollution control

ULAN BATOR (Reuters) - A Mongolian neo-Nazi group has rebranded itself as an environmentalist organization fighting pollution by foreign-owned mines, seeking legitimacy as it sends Swastika-wearing members to check mining permits. Full story

Mongolian president wins second term amid focus on mining curbs

ULAN BATOR (Reuters) - Mongolia's incumbent president, Tsakhia Elbegdorj, who wants more controls on foreign mining investments, has emerged as the winner of Wednesday's polls with a narrow majority of votes cast, the country's election commission said on Thursday. Full story

Supermoon looks close enough to touch

   From the Old City of Jerusalem to the dunes of Mongolia, the supermoon appeared to be the biggest, brightest and closest of the year. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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File picture of road signs standing in Mongolia's South Gobi desert awaiting to be deployed during the development of Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia
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Road signs stand in Mongolia's South Gobi desert, awaiting to be deployed during the development of Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia in this November 10, 2007 file picture. To match Special Report DUTCH-MONGOLIA/TAX REUTERS/Tom Miles/Files (MONGOLIA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

File picture of storm clouds above the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia's South Gobi region
File picture of storm clouds above the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia's South Gobi region

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