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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.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

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.

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

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

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.

Lavish Phnom Penh procession to enshrine former Cambodian king Sihanouk
Cambodia announces ban on smoking shisha and e-cigarettes
Pirate Bay co-founder arrested in Cambodia
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.

17 Nov 2012 - 5:15PM

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.

Asean seeks to heal South China Sea territorial rift
Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’ is released
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.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

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.

Cambodian king returns home to sea of mourners
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.

19 Nov 2012 - 9:56PM

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.

China opposes sea row ‘internationalisation’
Mourners mass for homecoming of Cambodian ex-king
Southeast Asian nations feud over China
Cambodians bid farewell to ex-king ahead of cremation
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.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

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.

Huge crowds mourn Cambodia’s beloved former king
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.

20 Nov 2012 - 5:07PM

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.

Obama to dive into South China Sea turmoil
Cambodian elections puts Hun Sen on the back foot
Cambodia’s ruling party facing leadership dilemma
Cambodian court orders release of Khmer Rouge ‘First Lady’
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.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

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.

Obama meets Wen after political transitions
Fresh protests in Cambodia over disputed election results
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.

3 Oct 2012 - 3:11PM

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.

Cambodian parties team up to fight PM Hun Sen
Six Cambodian farmers killed in anti-tank mine blast
Chinese experts to help embalm Cambodian ex-king
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.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

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 Khmer Rouge court adds mass killings to trial
Cambodian opposition leader says poll protest ‘last resort’
Cambodia mourns beloved ex-king Sihanouk
Cambodian opposition leader says to return next Friday
Former king Norodom Sihanouk mourned
Soaring opposition aims to finally unseat Cambodian PM
Cambodia jails two Frenchmen for child sex