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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... at the court to hear the verdict. Khieu Pheatarak was among hundreds of thousands forced from their homes in the capital in 1975 by gun-toting cadres. "I will never forget the suffering ... Samphan was beaten in the streets of the capital Phnom Penh and imprisoned in 1960 after Sihanouk branded him an "oppositionist". But he was later elected to parliament and served ...

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    Khmer Rouge leaders to appeal life sentences handed down by UN-backed Cambodia court

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... in the capital at  gunpoint in 1975 by the Khmer Rouge’s peasant army, as the regime tried to create a communist agrarian utopia. The plan spectacularly backfired, leading to the collapse of the economy  ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian opposition leader returns amid tension, urges end to deadlock

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... marched through the capital, Phnom Penh, to the opposition headquarters amid a light police presence. The arrests are linked to a violent demonstration on Tuesday against the closure of Phnom Penh's "Freedom Park"- the capital's main designated protest site. At least 40 people, mostly security guards employed by the local authorities, were injured during the clashes. ...

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    Lavish Phnom Penh procession to enshrine former Cambodian king Sihanouk

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... in the Royal Palace Cambodians lined the streets of Phnom Penh on Friday as the remains of former king Norodom Sihanouk were transported through the capital on top of a golden float shaped like ... 89. After chanting by 90 Buddhist monks and a 101-gun salute, two diamond-studded gold urns and one marble urn containing the remains were borne through the capital in an elaborate procession. ...

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    Two generals, two pilots die as helicopter crashes in Cambodia

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:32am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh 2 generals, 2 pilots die as helicopter crashes Two generals who led the helicopter unit of Cambodia's air force were killed in a crash yesterday, along with two pilots, police said. Defence Minister Tea Banh, who rushed to the crash site in a muddy pond south of the capital, said a fifth person on the chopper was seriously injured. General Um Phy, ...

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    Cambodia deploys armoured vehicles and troops in capital

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 03:29pm

    ... polls go ahead. The rare sight on Friday of armoured vehicles in the capital’s streets comes after rights groups said hundreds of security forces had been mobilised in the city. Local press on Friday published pictures of several vehicles topped with heavy weapons apparently rolling into the capital’s suburbs. We do not ban peaceful demonstrations, but if the protests turn violent ...

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    Prince Ranariddh announces his return to politics in Cambodia

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... 1993 to 1997, told a meeting of supporters in the capital, Phnom Penh. "My objective is to reunite the people as the root of the party," he said, adding that those he referred to were ...

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    Cambodia announces ban on smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 06:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... of The Sands shisha lounge in the capital, said the ban was “unfair” because the fruit-flavoured tobacco does not contain illicit drugs. But he said he would follow the order and cease selling shisha. ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:14pm by AFP

    ... around the world. But at a closed-door hearing on Tuesday, an appeals court in the capital Phnom Penh denied bail to the 21 workers and activists on the grounds that their release “would affect ... for the violence, highlighting the culture of impunity which plagues Cambodia,” the group said. The government has indefinitely banned demonstrations in the capital by supporters of the opposition, which ...

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    Stolen golden urn said to contain Buddha relics recovered in Cambodia

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... the capital, Phnom Penh, to Udong, some 45 kilometres away, in a ceremony that was attended by tens of thousands of people. ...




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