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Cambodia flash floods trap nearly 200 tourists in historic temple

September 24th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 200 tourists were airlifted from a historic northwestern Cambodian temple after flash floods trapped them inside, local media reported Friday. Dozens have been killed in ... Read more...

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Clashes along Thai-Cambodian border resume

February 17th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- New skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia were reported on Wednesday after the United Nations Security Council proposed a permanent ceasefire on Monday.Cambodian soldiers attacked a Thai outpost at ... Read more...

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Civil war anti-tank mine explodes, kills 14 in Cambodia

November 17th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- An old civil war anti-tank land mine in the western region of Cambodia exploded and killed 14 people after a truck drove over it, officials said ... Read more...

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Four killed after ‘microphone’ bomb explodes

August 31st, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 31 (DPA) Four people died and three were injured when a rocket-propelled grenade that a farmer pretended to be using as a microphone exploded, local media reported Tuesday. The Phnom ... Read more...

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Man kills five relatives in Cambodia

August 20th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 20 (DPA) A Cambodian man killed five family members and injured three others after they prevented him from raping his 16-year-old sister-in-law, local media reported Friday. The man, identified only ... Read more...

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Stop using my name to escape law: Phnom Penh police chief

August 17th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 17 (DPA) Phnom Penh's police chief has warned anyone involved in criminal acts to stop claiming they are related to him in order to escape prosecution, local media reported ... Read more...

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Cambodia bans textbooks critical of PM

July 14th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 14 (DPA) The Cambodian government banned two books from schools nationwide after finding the text critical of Prime Minister Hun Sen and the ruling party, local media said Wednesday. Education ... Read more...

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“Lost legs” of 12th century Buddhist sculpture discovered in Cambodia

September 30th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), September 30 (ANI): The legs of a 12th century sandstone carving of the Buddhist deity Hevajra, which were missing, have been recovered from a historic site in Siem Reap ... Read more...

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Premature baby twice declared dead by Cambodian clinic

August 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 13 (DPA) A private health clinic in Phnom Penh mistakenly declared a prematurely born baby dead on two occasions, local media reported. The baby's father, Im Vannarith, told the Phnom ... Read more...

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Teacher gifts student grenade on her wedding

May 11th, 2009 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, May 11 (DPA) Cambodian police arrested a 37-year-old high school teacher after he allegedly sent a homemade hand grenade as an anonymous wedding present to a former student, local media ... Read more...

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Cambodia, Thailand begin border talks

November 11th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Nov 11 (Xinhua) Cambodian and Thai officials started a fresh round of border talks in Siem Reap to hammer out an agenda to resolve the standoff over disputed land, ... Read more...

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Dispute over 25-cm land leads to murder, suicide

November 6th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Nov 6 (DPA) A dispute over a 25-centimetre strip of land in Cambodia ended with a man murdering his brother and sister-in-law and then committing suicide, media reports said Thursday.Police ... Read more...

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Cambodian couple literally saw house in half after separation

October 9th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A married couple in Cambodia literally cut their house in half after they decided to go their own separate ways.One half of the house was cut off ... Read more...

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Cambodian media war claims Mekong Times daily

August 19th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 19 (DPA) Cambodia's mushrooming media outlets and a crisis of advertising revenue has claimed the English-language Mekong Times daily, the paper's editor said Tuesday.A lack of funds had forced ... Read more...

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