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Sluggish Economy Casts Shadow Over Mongolian Elections

Mongolians voted in parliamentary elections Wednesday against the background of a sharp downturn in the landlocked nation's crucial mining sector. Rising unemployment and disillusionment with the political system are also factors weighing on the vote for the 76 members of the national parliament, the State Great Khural. The result could see the ruling Democratic Party lose its majority to the opposition Mongolian People's Party, a year ahead of the 2017 presidential...

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