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Stories with place: Cambodia
  • Cambodian police seize 1.5 tons of pot, largest in 15 years 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 9:55 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodian police said Tuesday they confiscated nearly 1.5 tons of marijuana in what they described as their biggest seizure of the drug since they started cracking down on it 15 years ago.

  • 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.

  • Angelina Jolie film paying tribute to land of her son Maddox 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 12:46 pm

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia helped Angelina Jolie become a film superstar and start a family. To tell the stories of people in the country that touched her, she is directing a Netflix film on location based on a memoir of the country's 1970s holocaust under the communist Khmer Rouge, blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people.