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Cambodia marks 'Day of Anger' to remember K.Rouge victims
Cambodia marks 'Day of Anger' to remember K.Rouge victims

More than 1,000 people marked Cambodia's annual "Day of Anger" against the genocidal former Khmer Rouge regime.

Cambodia marks 'Day of Anger' to remember K.Rouge victims
Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft
Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft

Russian authorities on Monday issued an indictment for fraud against tycoon Sergei Polonsky, less than a day after flying him in from Cambodia.

Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft
US first lady meets Cambodian students in girls' education push
US first lady meets Cambodian students in girls' education push

Michelle Obama was greeted by flag-waving schoolchildren during the first trip by a sitting First Lady to Cambodia.

US first lady meets Cambodian students in girls' education push
President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo © Tengrinews
Nazarbayev appoints ambassadors to Germany, Romania, Cambodia and Laos

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed a number of new ambassadors of Kazakhstan.

Nazarbayev appoints ambassadors to Germany, Romania, Cambodia and Laos
Cambodia court begins genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders
Cambodia court begins genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders

Cambodia's UN-backed Khmer Rouge court began a second trial of two former regime leaders on charges including genocide of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriages and rape.

Cambodia court begins genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders
Cambodian police fire tear gas to break up protest clashes
Cambodian police fire tear gas to break up protest clashes

Cambodian police Tuesday fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators demanding authorities reopen the country's main protest venue, as clashes left at least 30 people injured, rights groups said.

Cambodian police fire tear gas to break up protest clashes
Five dead in Cambodian military helicopter crash
Five dead in Cambodian military helicopter crash

Five Cambodian soldiers died and one was seriously injured Monday in a helicopter crash during military training on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh, an official said.

Five dead in Cambodian military helicopter crash
Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son
Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son

The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has been hospitalised in neighbouring Thailand and is relying on a feeding tube and oxygen to survive, her son said.

Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son
Taiwanese woman jailed for trafficking Cambodian fishermen
Taiwanese woman jailed for trafficking Cambodian fishermen

A Taiwanese woman was on Tuesday jailed for 10 years by a Cambodian court for trafficking hundreds of people to work in slave-like conditions on fishing boats off Africa.

Taiwanese woman jailed for trafficking Cambodian fishermen
Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident
Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident

Nine Cambodians were killed Friday when a mini-bus carrying migrant workers returning home for the Buddhist New Year crashed and burst into flames in eastern Thailand, police said.

Nine Cambodians killed in Thai road accident
Remains of 'missing US soldiers' repatriated from Cambodia
Remains of 'missing US soldiers' repatriated from Cambodia

Remains believed to be those of three American servicemen killed in Cambodia more than four decades ago during the Vietnam War were repatriated Wednesday for identification in the United States.

Remains of 'missing US soldiers' repatriated from Cambodia
Laos dam plan threatens existence of rare dolphin: WWF
Laos dam plan threatens existence of rare dolphin: WWF

A dam which Laos plans to build across the Mekong River could wipe out critically endangered dolphins in downstream Cambodia.

Laos dam plan threatens existence of rare dolphin: WWF
Cambodia's Oscar-nominated director in fight for history
Cambodia's Oscar-nominated director in fight for history

Director Rithy Panh was 15 when he escaped the horror of a Cambodian labour camp under the communist Khmer Rouge. He never saw his parents or his sisters again.

Cambodia's Oscar-nominated director in fight for history
Russian real estate tycoon Sergei Polonsky. ©Reuters/Samrang Pring
Cambodia court frees Russian tycoon wanted over alleged scam

A Cambodian court on Monday freed a Russian tycoon wanted by Moscow over allegations he embezzled tens of millions of dollars in a real estate scam, and suspended extradition proceedings against him, his lawyer said.

Cambodia court frees Russian tycoon wanted over alleged scam
Cambodian police disperse opposition rally
Cambodian police disperse opposition rally

Cambodian authorities Saturday dispersed opposition protesters from their rally base in the capital and halted further protests against the kingdom's strongman premier, a day after police launched a deadly crackdown on striking garment workers.

Cambodian police disperse opposition rally
Cambodian police open fire on protesters, several wounded
Cambodian police open fire on protesters, several wounded

Cambodian police opened fire on protesting garment workers on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh on Friday, leaving several people wounded.

Cambodian police open fire on protesters, several wounded
Thousands take to Cambodia's streets on Human Rights Day
Thousands take to Cambodia's streets on Human Rights Day

Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters and activists, including Buddhist monks, took to the streets Tuesday to mark Human Rights Day and call for improvements in the kingdom's rights record.

Thousands take to Cambodia's streets on Human Rights Day
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Soft drink giants failing to stop land grabs: Oxfam

US soft drinks giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo must make their sugar suppliers act to stop so-called land grabs in countries such as Brazil and Cambodia.

Soft drink giants failing to stop land grabs: Oxfam
US urges probe into Cambodia vote 'irregularities'
US urges probe into Cambodia vote 'irregularities'

The United States voiced concern on Monday about reports of irregularities in Cambodia's weekend elections and called for a credible investigation.

US urges probe into Cambodia vote 'irregularities'
Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen election win
Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen election win

Cambodia's opposition on Monday rejected the claim of victory by the ruling party of strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen in weekend elections, alleging widespread irregularities.

Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen election win