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Khmer Rouge cadres held killing competitions, court hears

Phnom Penh - Guards at a Khmer Rouge death camp held competitions to see how many prisoners they could murder in an hour, a court heard Monday, the latest harrowing testimony at the trial of two top regime leaders.

Khmer Rouge 'first lady' Ieng Thirith dies: Cambodia tribunal

Phnom Penh - The former "first lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime, Ieng Thirith, died Saturday, according to a UN-backed tribunal which stayed its trial of her in 2012 on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity due to her ill health.

16 dead in Cambodian bus plunge: police

Phnom Penh - At least 16 Cambodians were killed and 23 others injured on Thursday after a bus plummeted off a mountain road, police said.

Arrests made at Cambodia NGO law protest

Phnom Penh - Cambodian authorities arrested six demonstrators Sunday as they protested against the recent passing of a controversial law regulating non-governmental organisations, officials and a rights group said.

Cambodian activists' relatives decry jail terms

Phnom Penh - Relatives of Cambodian opposition members and activists jailed for up to 20 years for insurrection over clashes at a protest expressed shock Wednesday at the severe sentences, decrying them as politically-motivated.

Cambodian property tycoon charged over TV star assault

Phnom Penh - Cambodia on Saturday charged and detained a wanted property tycoon over the assault of a popular TV actress after a video of the vicious attack sparked widespread anger and calls from the premier to give himself up.

Thousands mark funeral of top Cambodian politician formerly in K.Rouge

Phnom Penh - Thousands of Cambodians lined the streets of Phnom Penh Friday to mark the lavish funeral of Chea Sim, a former Khmer Rouge official who became a key figure in the country's ruling political party.

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.
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