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Cambodians mourn beloved activist

Tens of thousands gathered on Sunday (July 24) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to join a funeral procession taking the body of assassinated government critic Kem Ley to his hometown in Takeo…

Tens of thousands gathered on Sunday (July 24) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to join a funeral procession taking the body of assassinated government critic Kem Ley to his hometown in Takeo…

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Remembrance of things past in Haiti and Cambodia

Over the past few years Learning World has heard many inspiring stories about education in the face of adversity and trauma. Two reports that

Over the past few years Learning World has heard many inspiring stories about education in the face of adversity and trauma. Two reports that

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Japan: helping Cambodia clean up its landmines

Millions of landmines are still scattered across Cambodia. But help from abroad is making an impact: equipment and expertise from Japan are giving people back their land - and their hope.

Millions of landmines are still scattered across Cambodia. But help from abroad is making an impact: equipment and expertise from Japan are giving people back their land - and their hope.

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Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' Ieng Thirith dies

Ieng Thirith, the sister-in-law of Cambodian dictator Pol Pot, has died, nearly five years after being indicted for genocide and crimes against

Ieng Thirith, the sister-in-law of Cambodian dictator Pol Pot, has died, nearly five years after being indicted for genocide and crimes against

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Cambodia: bomb removed from Mekong river

A bomb found at the bottom of the Mekong river in Cambodia has been carefully removed from the water. A fisherman had spotted the MK80 series

A bomb found at the bottom of the Mekong river in Cambodia has been carefully removed from the water. A fisherman had spotted the MK80 series

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Cambodia: 40th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh

In Cambodia, opposition leader Sam Rainsy leads prayers on the 40th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge. #Cambodge : 40e

In Cambodia, opposition leader Sam Rainsy leads prayers on the 40th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge. #Cambodge : 40e

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Curtains come down on 13th Amazon Raid

The 13th edition of the Amazon Raid came to a close over the weekend following five days of competition in Cambodia. After foot races, kayaking

The 13th edition of the Amazon Raid came to a close over the weekend following five days of competition in Cambodia. After foot races, kayaking

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2014 Raid Amazones

The 13th edition of the Raid Amazones all-women adventure race is now well underway with 84 teams taking part in this year’s event. The race

The 13th edition of the Raid Amazones all-women adventure race is now well underway with 84 teams taking part in this year’s event. The race

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Australia and Cambodia sign refugee 'dumping' deal

Cambodia has signed a deal with Australia to take refugees rejected by Canberra in exchange for money. The accord was sealed in Phnom Penh by

Cambodia has signed a deal with Australia to take refugees rejected by Canberra in exchange for money. The accord was sealed in Phnom Penh by

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Protests over Australia-Cambodia refugee 'dumping' deal

There have been protests outside the Australian embassy in Cambodia against a deal in which Phnom Penh has agreed to resettle refugees mainly from

There have been protests outside the Australian embassy in Cambodia against a deal in which Phnom Penh has agreed to resettle refugees mainly from

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Top Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty

Two top Khmer Rouge leaders have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia’s UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity. Nuon Chea

Two top Khmer Rouge leaders have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia’s UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity. Nuon Chea

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Violent clashes at a protest in Cambodia

Graphic video! Opposition demonstrators clashed with Cambodian security forces at a rally in Phnom Penh , disarming and beating them with their own

Graphic video! Opposition demonstrators clashed with Cambodian security forces at a rally in Phnom Penh , disarming and beating them with their own

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Google's digital tour of Angkor Wat temples

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat has become the latest historic monument to be digitally mapped by Google for armchair tourists to visit online. The ancient

Cambodia’s Angkor Wat has become the latest historic monument to be digitally mapped by Google for armchair tourists to visit online. The ancient

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Cambodian authorities clash with anti-government demonstrators

Cambodian security guards and city workers dismantled a camp occupied by anti-government demonstrators on Saturday as riot police looked

Cambodian security guards and city workers dismantled a camp occupied by anti-government demonstrators on Saturday as riot police looked

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Bloody clothes: south-Asian workers revolt

Hard-pressed garment worker demonstrations in Cambodia and Bangladesh veered into deadly riots in Cambodia after two weeks of relatively peaceful

Hard-pressed garment worker demonstrations in Cambodia and Bangladesh veered into deadly riots in Cambodia after two weeks of relatively peaceful

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Factory workers killed in Cambodia in clashes with police

In Cambodia, military police have opened fire on protesters calling for higher wages for clothing factory workers. Five people are now reported to

In Cambodia, military police have opened fire on protesters calling for higher wages for clothing factory workers. Five people are now reported to

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Cambodian garment factory workers killed in strike over low wages

At least three people were killed in Cambodia on Friday when police opened fire on textile factory workers. Human rights workers said security

At least three people were killed in Cambodia on Friday when police opened fire on textile factory workers. Human rights workers said security

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Cambodian garment workers clash with riot police

At least one protester died, five more were injured and about 30 demonstators and monks were arrested after a Cambodian garment workers, rally turned

At least one protester died, five more were injured and about 30 demonstators and monks were arrested after a Cambodian garment workers, rally turned

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One dead and several injured in Cambodia clothes worker protests

A woman has been killed and several people injured in clashes between clothes factory workers and riot police in Cambodia. The middle-aged woman

A woman has been killed and several people injured in clashes between clothes factory workers and riot police in Cambodia. The middle-aged woman

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Cambodia's opposition party protests election results

Cambodia’s opposition party held a demonstration on Wednesday to oppose the results of the July 28 national election. The National Election Committee

Cambodia’s opposition party held a demonstration on Wednesday to oppose the results of the July 28 national election. The National Election Committee

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Further protests take place in Cambodia to protest rigged election

Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters have taken to the streets to protest against what they say was a rigged election. The three-day rally

Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters have taken to the streets to protest against what they say was a rigged election. The three-day rally

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Waters rise in Cambodia after deadly floods kill 30

At least 30 people have been killed in floods in Cambodia as heavy monsoon rains have drowned provinces along the Mekong river, raising fears the

At least 30 people have been killed in floods in Cambodia as heavy monsoon rains have drowned provinces along the Mekong river, raising fears the

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Cambodia election protests

Rioting broke out in Phnom Penh on Sunday (July 28) just hours after the polls closed in the Cambodia general election. Incumbent Prime Minister Hun

Rioting broke out in Phnom Penh on Sunday (July 28) just hours after the polls closed in the Cambodia general election. Incumbent Prime Minister Hun

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Cambodia: early election counts show gains for opposition

Polling has finished in Cambodia’s general election. Vote counts from some polling stations show gains for the opposition National Rescue Party

Polling has finished in Cambodia’s general election. Vote counts from some polling stations show gains for the opposition National Rescue Party

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Cambodian land dispute anger

Cambodian protesters clashed with police in a long running dispute over a luxury housing estate, which is to be built by a Chinese developer and a

Cambodian protesters clashed with police in a long running dispute over a luxury housing estate, which is to be built by a Chinese developer and a

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Cannes award for Rithy Panh film on life under Khmer Rouge

The Cambodian-French filmmaker director Rithy Panh has been awarded the prize for emerging directors at the Cannes Film Festival for his latest

The Cambodian-French filmmaker director Rithy Panh has been awarded the prize for emerging directors at the Cannes Film Festival for his latest

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Cambodians mark Anger Day

At the Choeun Ek memorial site, Cambodians marked Anger Day on May 20 – with re-enactments of Khmer Rouge torture and executions. Choeun Ek, from

At the Choeun Ek memorial site, Cambodians marked Anger Day on May 20 – with re-enactments of Khmer Rouge torture and executions. Choeun Ek, from

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Cambodians mark 'Day of Anger'

Cambodians marked Anger Day on Monday, an annual commemoration of the estimated 1.7 million victims of the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal regime. Survivors

Cambodians marked Anger Day on Monday, an annual commemoration of the estimated 1.7 million victims of the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal regime. Survivors