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Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life for crimes against humanity

This handout photo taken and released by the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) on August 7, 2014 shows former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan in the ECCC courtroom in Phnom Penh. "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea, 88, and former head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, were jailed for life on August 7 after being found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia's UN-backed court, the first-ever sentences for leaders of the murderous regime.      AFP PHOTO / ECCC / MARK PETERS 
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Two Khmer Rouge leaders were jailed for life on Thursday after being found guilty of crimes against humanity, in the first sentences against top figures of a regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Infographics,Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cambodia military helicopter crash kills 5

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Police in Cambodia said a military helicopter has crashed, killing five people on board.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 Cambodians die trying to rescue dog from well

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Three people died in a well in eastern Cambodia after trying to rescue a dog that had fallen inside, police said on Sunday.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cambodian PM says 250,000 workers returned home

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. AP

Cambodia’s prime minister said yesterday that at least 250,000 of his countrymen who were migrant workers in Thailand returned home this month under circumstances that initially violated their human rights.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7 in Cambodia die while trying to retrieve 75 cents in well

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Seven people died from a lack of oxygen after climbing down a well in Cambodia to retrieve about 75 cents, police and relatives said Sunday.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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