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Cambodia: Southeast Asian sovereign state
Cambodia, officially the Kingdom of Cambodia, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is 181,035 square kilometres in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.

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Cambodian judge ends investigation of opposition leader

A Cambodian judge has closed the investigation into treason charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha and that means he could now be brought to trial or the charges dropped, his daughter said on..
Reuters - Published

Cambodia to free more than 70 opposition activists on bail

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the release on bail of more than 70 opposition activists arrested in recent weeks and accused of plotting to overthrow the government, he said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Cambodia


Cambodia: Opposition leader Kem Sokha out of house arrest [Video]Cambodia: Opposition leader Kem Sokha out of house arrest

Court ruling lifts house arrest but forbids top opposition figure from conducting political activities and going abroad.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:29Published

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest [Video]Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

Court ruling lifts house arrest but forbids top opposition figure from conducting political activities and going abroad.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

'I still need justice': Cambodia frees opposition leader [Video]'I still need justice': Cambodia frees opposition leader

Cambodia freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest on Sunday, amid EU deliberations over whether to punish a crackdown against the country's opposition by removing preferential trade terms...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

Cambodia's Rainsy 'refused boarding' onto Paris-Bangkok flight [Video]Cambodia's Rainsy 'refused boarding' onto Paris-Bangkok flight

Opposition leader attempting to return to Cambodia from self-imposed exile to challenge Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published

Body found off Cambodia believed to be missing British woman [Video]Body found off Cambodia believed to be missing British woman

Cambodian authorities found a body floating near the Thai border on Thursday that is believed to be a 21 year-old British woman who went missing last week. Anna Bevan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Body of British backpacker found at sea [Video]Body of British backpacker found at sea

The body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge has been found at sea more than 30 miles from where she disappeared, Cambodian police said.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:29Published

Cambodia police chief fears British tourist has drowned [Video]Cambodia police chief fears British tourist has drowned

The police chief for the Cambodian province where British tourist Amelia Bambridge disappeared last week says he fears she has drowned, but land and sea searches for her will continue. Preah Sihanouk..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published

Search area expanded for missing teenager in Cambodia [Video]Search area expanded for missing teenager in Cambodia

The police chief for Preah Sihanouk province, Maj. Gen. Chuon Narin, said Tuesday the search for 21-year-old Amelia Bambridge has been expanded to cover not only Koh Rong island, where she was last..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:12Published

British backpacker was 'having the best time' before disappearance, says sister [Video]British backpacker was 'having the best time' before disappearance, says sister

A British backpacker missing in Cambodia was "living out her dream" and having the "best time ever" her sister has said. Amelia Bambridge, 21, from Worthing, West Sussex, was last seen on the island of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:05Published

Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women [Video]Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women

More than 3,000 women attend FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Tehran to watch Iran beat Cambodia 14-0.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:54Published

The moment Iran's soccer team thank female fans after huge win [Video]The moment Iran's soccer team thank female fans after huge win

Iranian national team soccer players show their appreciation for the impassioned female fanbase at Azadi stadium following their 14-0 thrashing of Cambodia.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:41Published

Watch: Iranian women attend first football match in 40 years [Video]Watch: Iranian women attend first football match in 40 years

Women had been banned from stadiums when men's teams are playing since soon after the 1979 Islamic revolution. But 4,000 women's tickets were allocated for the World Cup qualifier between Iran and..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:40Published

Women fans celebrate as Iran thrash Cambodia [Video]Women fans celebrate as Iran thrash Cambodia

Iranian women soccer fans watch their team beat Cambodia 14-0 in a World Cup Asian qualifier, the first time women have been allowed to see a home match in more than 40 years.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:31Published

Cambodia's exiled former opposition leader calls for uprising [Video]Cambodia's exiled former opposition leader calls for uprising

Cambodian government describes Rainsy’s call an attempted coup and is threatening to jail anyone who supports it for up to 30 years.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

Iran has 'assured' women can attend qualifier - Infantino [Video]Iran has 'assured' women can attend qualifier - Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says that Iranian authorites have 'assured' him that women will be allowed to attend Iran's World Cup qualifier against Cambodia next month.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:43Published

Thousands evacuated as deadly flooding hits Cambodia [Video]Thousands evacuated as deadly flooding hits Cambodia

Eleven people, including two children, have died and 10,000 families have been evacuated across 14 provinces in the past 10 days due to severe flooding. On Sunday (September 18) the water resource..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

 

Indonesia barred Cambodia's Rainsy from flight to Jakarta: airline

Malaysia Airlines said on Wednesday it had barred veteran Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy from a flight from Kuala Lumpur to the Indonesian capital Jakarta on the instruction of Indonesian..
Reuters - Published

EU warns Cambodia on rights as it reviews trade benefits

The European Union voiced concern at human rights in Cambodia on Tuesday as it gave a one-month deadline to authorities to respond to a report on its investigation before deciding whether to suspend..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian opposition veteran meets Malaysian MPs in democracy push

Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy met Malaysian lawmakers on Tuesday in a push to rally support in Southeast Asia against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen just as the European Union..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian opposition leader meets U.S., French envoys after house arrest lifted

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha met the French and U.S. ambassadors on Monday after his house arrest was lifted, although he remains charged with treason and is banned from politics and leaving..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian opposition figure Rainsy promises to intensify action

Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organize protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home..
Reuters - Published

Cambodia lifts opposition leader's house arrest before EU trade decision

Cambodia lifted house arrest restrictions on opposition leader Kem Sokha on Sunday, more than two years after he was charged with treason, but the charges remain and he is banned from politics and from..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian opposition veteran lands in Malaysia saying 'Keep up the hope'

Cambodian opposition veteran Sam Rainsy flew into Malaysia on Saturday after promising to return home from self-imposed exile to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen.
Reuters - Published

Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy boards plane in Paris

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy said he was boarding a flight from Paris after promising to return home on Saturday to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen.
Reuters - Published

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition figure boards flight from Paris

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy said he was boarding a flight from Paris on Friday, a day after being prevented from boarding a flight to Thailand.
Reuters - Published

U.S. concerned at Cambodia crackdown as neighbor's' cooperation decried

The United States on Friday expressed concern over Cambodia's crackdown on opposition to authoritarian leader Hun Sen, which has seen dozens of activists arrested and opposition leaders abroad..
Reuters - Published

Cambodia opposition founder says he was blocked from boarding plane home from Paris

Cambodia's self-exiled opposition party founder Sam Rainsy, who has vowed to return to his home country to lead demonstrations against authoritarian rule, said he had been prevented on Thursday from..
Reuters - Published

Malaysia frees detained Cambodian opposition activists

Malaysia on Thursday night released three Cambodian opposition activists it detained this week at the request of Cambodian authorities, a rights group official told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Malaysia plans to send detained Cambodian leader to third country: Mahathir

Malaysia is looking for a third country to send detained Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua to, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told reporters on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition party vice president: government, other sources

Malaysian immigration authorities have detained Mu Sochua, vice president of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters..
Reuters - Published

Facing arrest, Cambodia's Sam Rainsy will get home come what may

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition party founder Sam Rainsy said on Wednesday he would not be deterred by efforts to prevent his return home "to be with my people".
Reuters - Published

Cyprus cabinet triggers process to revoke citizenship from 26: official

Cyprus on Wednesday said it had initiated a process to strip 26 individuals of citizenship after reports by Reuters and other news outlets on the identity of beneficiaries, including Cambodian elite..
Reuters - Published

Thai PM says Cambodia's Sam Rainsy unlikely to be allowed in

Thailand is unlikely to allow entry to Cambodian opposition founder Sam Rainsy, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Wednesday, after the self-exiled dissident said he planned to return to Cambodia..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian opposition leader Rainsy says he will return on Saturday

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition party founder Sam Rainsy said on Wednesday he will return to the country on Saturday to face arrest after a mass crackdown at home on opposition activists and detention..
Reuters - Published

Malaysia detains two Cambodian dissidents headed for Thailand

Malaysian authorities have detained two Cambodian opposition activists while they were waiting to board a flight to Thailand in what is seen as part of a crackdown on exiled dissidents in Southeast..
Reuters - Published

Cambodia deploys troops ahead of opposition leaders' planned return

Cambodia has deployed troops along its borders and held live fire exercises ahead of the planned return of leaders of the banned main opposition party in a move Prime Minister Hun Sen has labeled as a..
Reuters - Published

Body believed to be missing British woman, 21, found off Cambodia

Cambodian authorities found a body floating near the Thai border on Thursday that is believed to be a 21-year-old British woman who went missing last week from a beach party in a coastal area popular..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian police question 20 over missing British woman; no arrests

Cambodian police said they had questioned at least 20 people but made no arrests as they continued the search for a 21-year-old British woman who went missing last week, as her brother urged renewed..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian police search for British woman, 21, missing from beach

Cambodian authorities and volunteer divers were searching on Monday for a 21-year-old British woman who has been missing for five days from its southwestern coast popular with backpackers.
Reuters - Published

Cyprus to probe how Cambodian elite obtained EU passports

Cyprus said on Wednesday it would investigate the circumstances under which relatives of Cambodia's prime minister were granted citizenship and did not rule out revoking passports if necessary.
Reuters - Published

Cambodian opposition leader denied entry into Thailand - rights group

An exiled Cambodian opposition leader was denied entry into Thailand on the weekend, ahead of her planned return to Cambodia early next month, a rights group told Reuters on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Turkish-Mexican national arrested in Cambodia amid alleged Gulen links

Cambodian police have arrested the Turkish-Mexican former director of a school run by the movement of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup, his wife said..
Reuters - Published

Cypriot MP demands answers for passports to Cambodian elite

A Cyprus opposition lawmaker on Thursday called on the government to explain itself after Reuters disclosed relatives and allies of Cambodia's leader acquired Cypriot passports under a controversial..
Reuters - Published

Special Report: Khmer Riche - How relatives and allies of Cambodia's leader amassed wealth overseas

Cambodia's long-ruling prime minister, Hun Sen, had gathered athletes at his imposing office for a televised pep talk. "I don't want to mention politics," he began quietly.
Reuters - Published

British pedophile who operated in Malaysia, Cambodia found dead in prison

One of Britain's most prolific child sex offenders, Richard Huckle, has died three years into a life sentence for abusing Malaysian and Cambodian children, Britain's Ministry of Justice said on Monday,..
Reuters - Published

Cambodian judge orders reinvestigation of spying case against reporters

A Cambodian judge on Thursday ordered a reinvestigation of the espionage case against two former Radio Free Asia journalists, saying he could not rule on their guilt or innocence without enough..
Reuters - Published

Republicans air ad about the dangers of 'socialism' and AOC during the Democratic debate

"This is the face of socialism," Elizabeth Heng says, as a picture of Ocasio-Cortez burns and cuts away to scenes of the Cambodian genocide.
USATODAY.com - Published

Two years on, Cambodia opposition leader held without trial

Lawyers for Cambodia's detained opposition leader Kem Sokha called on Monday for treason charges against him to be dropped and for his release from house arrest, two years after he was first arrested..
Reuters - Published

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia

Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.
USATODAY.com - Published

Cambodian Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist, 'Brother Number Two', dead at 93

Nuon Chea, the chief ideologist and 'Brother Number Two' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, whose brutal rule in the 1970s led to the deaths of some 2 million people, died on Sunday at the age of 93, a court..
Reuters - Published

Channeling Trump, Cambodia says U.S. officials can 'pack up and leave'

U.S. embassy officials in Cambodia can leave if they do not like it there, a Cambodian government spokesman said on Thursday, following criticism by U.S. diplomats that the Southeast Asian nation's..
Reuters - Published

Cambodia says to increase arms purchases from China

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernize the Southeast Asian country's military
Reuters - Published

'We can't hide anything' say Cambodians at alleged China base

Trying to rebut a report of a secret deal to give China access to a naval base, Cambodia's defense ministry took reporters to see the torpid jetty and outbuildings on Friday.
Reuters - Published

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