World Apr 10

Photos: Hagel visits Mongolia to sign agreement, receives horse

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel signed a joint vision statement with Mongolian Defense Minister Dashdemberal Bat-Erdene Thursday at Mongolia's Ministry of Defense in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. The agreement calls for more U.S. military exercises with Mongolia as the country…

More than 2.7 million livestock have died in what observers are calling the harshest winter Mongolia has faced in nearly a decade. A natural disaster, known locally as a "dzud," has dealt a financial blow to many herding families.

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