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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, right, says his government has defeated an attempted coup.

Cambodian leader orders release of opposition activists

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday ordered authorities to release detained supporters of the outlawed opposition and appealed to activists who fled the country to return home, local media reported.

EU slaps duties on Cambodia, Myanmar rice exports

The European Commission has reinstated duties on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar for three years after determining that imports were causing economic damage to European producers.

Cambodia: Opposition ‘dead’ if EU removes trade benefits – Hun Sen

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has threatened to retaliate against the opposition if the European Union went ahead with plans to withdraw trade benefits over human rights concerns.

Cambodia opposition figure Kem Sokha under house arrest

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been released on bail and placed under house arrest after spending more than a year in prison on widely decried treason charges.
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 04, 2017 shows Kem Sokha, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), casting his ballot at a polling station in Phnom Penh during the June 2017 local elections where the opposition made significant gains. Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail on August 22, 2018 after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift himself a free run in last month's election. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again

Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail Wednesday after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift himself a free run in last month's election.

Cambodia premier deplores opposition election boycott, challenges critics

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday lashed out at an election boycott by the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

Cambodian premier’s party claims election victory

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on Monday said it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day earlier that critics said was neither free nor fair.
Lt Gen Hun Manet at a military exercise. KT-Chor Sokunthea

Cambodian premier’s son gets military roles amid human rights concerns

The son of Cambodia's long-serving leader was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to tighten his family's grip on the country's leadership.

Cambodia invites foreign observers to monitor July election

Cambodia on Wednesday invited foreign observers to monitor a July general election, as required by law, which long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen is poised to win after the main opposition party was disbanded.

Cambodia slams Germany for suspending preferential visas for its officials

Cambodia has lashed out at Germany for suspending preferential visas for private travel by Cambodian government officials, following the arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha and the dissolution of the main opposition party.

Cambodian court orders exiled ex-opposition leader to pay $1m for defamation

A Cambodian court on Friday ordered exiled ex-opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, to pay $1 million in compensation to Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, in a defamation case.

Cambodian premier suggests ‘death’ for protesting opposition leaders

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said opposition leaders Kem Sokha and Sam Rainsy would have been killed if he had known they were calling on supporters to “prepare for a new government” during post-election protests in 2013.

US vows ‘concrete steps’ against Cambodia

The United States vowed to take “concrete steps” against Cambodia on Friday, following a Supreme Court decision to disband the main opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

Cambodia’s former opposition leader Sam Rainsy announces return to politics

Former Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday announced his return to politics after having resigned as head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) earlier this year.

Prepare coffins if you want to overthrow my govt – Cambodian PM Hun Sen...

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen on Monday told the opposition to prepare coffins for themselves if they want to overthrow his legitimate government.

Half of Cambodia’s opposition have fled country in crackdown

Nearly half of Cambodia’s opposition parliamentarians have fled abroad in the past month to escape a government crackdown that has battered their party with legal cases, a member of parliament said on Wednesday (Oct 4).

Cambodian opposition MPs flee from crackdown

Half of Cambodia's opposition members of parliament have fled the country in fear of a crackdown by Prime Minister Hun Sen's government after allegations of a US-backed coup attempt.

US stops issuing some visas in Cambodia

The US Embassy in Phnom Penh on Wednesday said it had stopped issuing some types of visa to Cambodians because Cambodia was not taking back citizens the U.S. wanted to deport.

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Somali governor killed in bomb blast

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