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Mongolia’s prime minister ousted by parliament

Mongolian parliament takes action against corrupt prime minister.
Mongolian parliament dismisses prime minister. Image by nick farnhill / CC BY-SA 2.0

The parliament of Mongolia has voted to dismiss the prime minister, Altankhuyag Norov, amid corruption allegations and condemnation over the country’s slowing economy. The deputy prime minister will assume control of the currently ruling Democratic Party of Mongolia and form a new cabinet within two weeks to negotiate a replacement for Norov. Read more: abcnews.go.com