Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

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Khmer Rouge cadres slit prisoners’ throats and ate their gall bladders, witness tells genocide trial

A witness told Cambodia’s UN-backed court Khmer Rouge soldiers slit prisoners’ throats and ate their gall bladders during the 1970s, as the genocide trial of the two most senior surviving leaders resumed.

A witness told Cambodia’s UN-backed court Khmer Rouge soldiers slit prisoners’ throats and ate their gall bladders during the 1970s, as the genocide trial of the two most senior surviving leaders resumed.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Lavish Phnom Penh procession to enshrine former Cambodian king Sihanouk

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 a mythological bird for his enshrinement.

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 a mythological bird for his enshrinement.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
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Asean seeks to heal South China Sea territorial rift

Southeast Asian foreign ministers sought on Saturday to heal a rift over territorial rows involving China, aiming to build unity ahead of a leaders’ summit.

Southeast Asian foreign ministers sought on Saturday to heal a rift over territorial rows involving China, aiming to build unity ahead of a leaders’ summit.

17 Nov 2012 - 5:15PM
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Cambodian parties team up to fight PM Hun Sen

Cambodia’s two main opposition parties have joined forces to challenge Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 27-year grip on power at a general election next July, a spokesman for the new group said.

Cambodia’s two main opposition parties have joined forces to challenge Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 27-year grip on power at a general election next July, a spokesman for the new group said.

3 Oct 2012 - 3:11PM
China opposes sea row ‘internationalisation’

Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao told Southeast Asian leaders on Monday that negotiations to end territorial disputes in the South China Sea should only be held between claimant countries.

Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao told Southeast Asian leaders on Monday that negotiations to end territorial disputes in the South China Sea should only be held between claimant countries.

19 Nov 2012 - 9:56PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court adds mass killings to trial

Cambodia’s UN-backed court added a mass killing episode to the trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders, amid fears they will not live long enough to answer for the regime’s worst atrocities.

Cambodia’s UN-backed court added a mass killing episode to the trial of three former Khmer Rouge leaders, amid fears they will not live long enough to answer for the regime’s worst atrocities.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Huge crowds mourn Cambodia’s beloved former king

A sea of mourners filled the streets of the Cambodian capital on Friday for a lavish funeral for revered former king Norodom Sihanouk, who towered over six tumultuous decades in his nation’s history.

A sea of mourners filled the streets of the Cambodian capital on Friday for a lavish funeral for revered former king Norodom Sihanouk, who towered over six tumultuous decades in his nation’s history.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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Cambodian king returns home to sea of mourners

Tens of thousands of mourners lined the streets of Phnom Penh to pay their last respects to revered former king Norodom Sihanouk on his final journey home.

Tens of thousands of mourners lined the streets of Phnom Penh to pay their last respects to revered former king Norodom Sihanouk on his final journey home.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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Obama to dive into South China Sea turmoil

US President Barack Obama was on Tuesday set to defy Beijing’s protests and use a summit to raise concerns over South China Sea rows that have sent diplomatic and trade shockwaves across the region.

US President Barack Obama was on Tuesday set to defy Beijing’s protests and use a summit to raise concerns over South China Sea rows that have sent diplomatic and trade shockwaves across the region.

20 Nov 2012 - 5:07PM
Obama meets Wen after political transitions

President Barack Obama met Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday, in the highest-level exchange between the two sides since the US election and an engineered power transfer in China.

President Barack Obama met Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday, in the highest-level exchange between the two sides since the US election and an engineered power transfer in China.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
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