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Stories with place: Phnom Penh
  • Top woman leader of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge dies at 83 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 7:52 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Ieng Thirith, a Khmer Rouge leader who was the highest-ranking woman in the genocidal regime that oversaw the death of nearly 2 million Cambodians in the late 1970s, died Saturday, according to her family and U.N. officials. She was 83 years old.

  • Opposition senator arrested in Cambodia for Facebook posting 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 8:44 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodian authorities arrested an opposition senator Saturday, two days after Prime Minister Hun Sen accused him of treason for comments posted on Facebook.

  • Cambodian leader orders arrest of opposition senator 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 10:04 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia's prime minister on Thursday demanded the arrest of an opposition senator, accusing him of treason for comments posted on Facebook criticizing a 36-year-old border agreement with neighboring Vietnam.