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Cambodia ruling party claims 'huge victory' in election

Cambodia ruling party claims 'huge victory' in election

Hun Sen, who came to power in 1985 in a country still plagued by civil war, has cracked down on dissent in the run-up to this year's poll.

Cambodian strongman's son assumes powerful military roles

Cambodian strongman's son assumes powerful military roles

The son of Cambodia's long-serving Prime Minister was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to widen his family's influence.

Cambodia PM accuses United States of lying over aid cut

Cambodia PM accuses United States of lying over aid cut

Cambodia's prime minister on Saturday accused the US government of being dishonest in its announced suspension of aid to the Southeast Asian nation, saying Cambodia had already stopped receiving aid from Washington in 2016.

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of 'killing fields' regime

Cambodia marks 39 years since fall of 'killing fields' regime

Thousands of Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge on Sunday marked 39 years since the fall of the brutal regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million people.

Defiant Hun Sen tells US to cut all aid to Cambodia

Defiant Hun Sen tells US to cut all aid to Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported.

Cambodian government files lawsuit to dissolve main opposition party

Cambodian government files lawsuit to dissolve main opposition party

Cambodian government lawyers filed a lawsuit on Friday to demand the dissolution of the main opposition party, in a move that would help Prime Minister Hun Sen extend his 32-year rule when the poor Southeast Asian nation votes in an election next year.

Cambodian opposition leader held over alleged plot with US

Cambodian opposition leader held over alleged plot with US

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha was arrested in a police raid on his home early on Sunday and veteran Prime Minister Hun Sen accused him of treason with the backing of the United States.

Thousands in funeral march for slain Cambodia activist

Thousands in funeral march for slain Cambodia activist

Tens of thousands of Cambodians poured onto the streets of Phnom Penh Sunday for the funeral procession of a prominent political analyst murdered in a brazen daylight shooting that shocked the Southeast Asian nation.

Unemployed man charged with murdering Cambodian activist

Unemployed man charged with murdering Cambodian activist

A Cambodian court on Wednesday charged an unemployed man with murdering prominent government critic and activist Kem Ley, who was gunned down in broad daylight at a shop in the capital Phnom Penh.

Cambodian government critic shot dead in capital

Cambodian government critic shot dead in capital

An anti-government figure was shot dead in the Cambodian capital, at a time of rising political tension between Prime Minister Hun Sen and an opposition hoping to challenge his grip on power in elections as soon as next year.

Cambodian passenger train back on track after years of suspension

Cambodian passenger train back on track after years of suspension

Cambodia's sole passenger train resumed a regular weekend service on Saturday after being suspended for years, with Prime Minister Hun Sen climbing aboard to inaugurate the first trip.