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End of election season spells stability and growth for Mongolia

First copper exports from Rio Tinto's $6.6 billion Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia - believed to have been delayed due to populist pressures arising in the run-up to presidential elections this week - may start early next month after incumbent Tsakhia Elbegdorj secured a second four-year term, analysts said this week.

Whodunnit: art lovers or scrap metal criminals?

Barbara Hepworth sculpture stolen from London park
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Repairmen in France work to replace metal stolen from French railways. As copper prices shoot up, an epidemic of metal thievery is plaguing parts of Europe. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Barbara Hepworth sculpture stolen from London park
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