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Cambodia deports fugitive Russian tycoon: Official

Phnom Penh - Cambodia on Sunday deported an on-the-run Russian tycoon accused of embezzling tens of millions of dollars in a real estate scam, officials said.

Tourists in court for cheeky nude snaps at Cambodia's Angkor

Phnom Penh - Three tourists appeared in a Cambodian court Monday accused of taking photographs of their bare bottoms inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, an official said on Monday.

Cambodia's Prime Minister refusing to pay $5,000 boxing bet

Apparently, Cambodian strong-man Hun Sen isn't the type of leader who puts his money where his mouth is. He placed a $5,000 bet on the Mayweather-Pacquiao match, but is refusing to pay up.

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, wakes from coma

A lawyer representing Bobby Brown releases a statement confirming that the singer's daughter has in fact opened her eyes after months in a medically induced coma. Brown was married to the late Whitney Houston from which Bobbi Kristina is their only child.

New Jurassic World trailer reveals new dinosaur villain

The newest full length trailer has been released for the upcoming sequel to the Jurassic Park series. The franchise unveils a monster of a dinosaur named Indominus rex.

Cambodia marks 40 years since evacuation of Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh - Tearful survivors on Friday marked 40 years to the day since the Khmer Rouge marched on Phnom Penh, ending a civil war but heralding a terror that would kill a quarter of Cambodians and leave the capital a ghost town.

Capital to ghost town: 40 years since Phnom Penh evacuation

Phnom Penh - When black-clad Khmer Rouge soldiers first charged into Phnom Penh they were welcomed with cheers, remembers Chhung Kong, a teacher in the Cambodian capital during the seventies.

Massive food poisoning incident at international conference

Siem Reap - A high number of food poisoning cases have been reported at a recent World Vision conference at Siem Reap, north-western Cambodia. The incident is being investigated.

US First Lady urges Cambodian girls to hold leaders accountable

Siem Reap - Michelle Obama called on schoolgirls to stay in school to push for equality and hold their leaders accountable on Saturday during the first trip by a sitting US president's wife to Cambodia.

Op-Ed: McCain backs mass-murderer Kissinger, calls protesters 'scum'

Washington - Who is a "low-life scum," a man who green-lighted a genocide in which a third of a nation's population was slaughtered, or protesters who get in his face for that, and other crimes against humanity?

Good News: Tiger population increases by 30 percent in India

Delhi - In a bit of good news, a study shows tiger numbers have risen sharply in India during the last seven years, from just 1,411 to 2,226, and for wildlife officials, that's something to celebrate. The country is now home to 70 percent of the world's tigers.

Khmer Rouge leader hospitalised during genocide trial

Phnom Penh - A former Khmer Rouge leader was hospitalised Thursday during his trial for mass murder, forced marriage and rape in the 1970s, forcing Cambodia's war crimes court to suspend the proceedings.

Unlicensed Cambodian doctor charged over mass HIV infection

Phnom Penh - An unlicensed Cambodian doctor was charged on Monday over an apparent mass HIV infection in a remote village after admitting he reused needles when treating patients, officials said.

Cambodia judge presses KRouge accused to end court boycott

Phnom Penh - A Cambodian court overseeing the genocide trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders threatened on Monday to assign one of them lawyers, after his defence team continued to boycott the UN-backed tribunal.

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leader says conviction a 'fairy tale'

Phnom Penh - A former Khmer Rouge leader branded his conviction for crimes against humanity a "child's fairy tale" at a UN-backed court in Cambodia Friday, as he faced further charges of genocide, forced marriage and rape.

New Zealander wanted over broken statue in Cambodia's Angkor complex

Phnom Penh - Cambodian authorities say they are hunting a New Zealand tourist who allegedly destroyed a statue while illegally staying overnight at the country's famed Angkor Wat temple complex.

Earth's most wondrous cities narrowed to 14 finalists

Barcelona - The modern seven most wondrous cities of the world will be revealed Dec. 7 from a list of 14 finalists scattered throughout Earth's six inhabited continents.

Angkor Wat hosts first international marathon

Phnom Pen - Cambodia hosted the first Angkor Empire Marathon on August 17 at the Angkor Wt complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The men's full marathon was won by Japanese comedian Neko Hiroshi. The women's full marathon was won by France's Messina Veionique.

Meeting the need for meat: Cambodia's rat-meat exports

The thought of eating rat meat is enough to turn many people's stomachs. Rats are generally considered to be vermin-carrying pests in many societies today, and are often associated with filth and disease. But human food preferences differ widely.

Former Khmer Rouge leaders convicted of crimes against humanity

Phnom Penh - The top two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge, the 1970's Maoist group that killed millions of Cambodians during its five years in power, were convicted of crimes against humanity Thursday and sentenced to spend the rest of their lives in prison.
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