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1 hr ago | CNN

Humanity Calls

My name is Kathryn Nelson & I am a local salon business owner... I will be volunteering my time in Cambodia for a charity foundation that helps victims of sex trafficking... I am seeking help in raising donations to help fund my trip & also raise additional funds to donate to the Justice & Soul Foundation as a surprise upon my arrival.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Khmer Rouge tribunal paves way for genocide trial

Khieu Samphan, former Khmer Rouge head of state, sits in the court room during a hearing at the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Demonstrators say jobs in Japan promised

Hundreds of Cambodians hoping to migrate to Japan to work in the electronics industry yesterday protested outside an NGO that they claim conned them out of up to $200 each with promises of jobs.

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The Nation

Cambodia won't shelter wanted Thais: Tea Banh

CAMBODIA will not allow any Thai politicians who face arrest warrants in Thailand to shelter on its territory - and it has laws against such moves, Cambodian deputy premier and defence minister General Tea Banh said yesterday.

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JD Supra

Cambodian Court Finds Blogger Guilty of Defamation

Last week, a British expat living in the Kingdom of Cambodia was convicted of defamation in the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for statements published on his personal blog relating to the director of a private investment firm.

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Pnompenh Post

US-listed education provider moves in

Nord Anglia, which currently operates 29 schools stretching from the US to the Middle East, to China, on July 10 took over the day-to-day operations of Northbridge, an international school owned by Cambodian conglomerate Royal Group.

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WALB-TV Albany

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Ocean duo faces new charges

Two members of a notorious recruitment agency who have already been convicted of selling Cambodians as forced labourers yesterday faced additional charges of human trafficking.

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Pnompenh Post

A ninth candidate is eyed

A candidate to fill the crucial ninth position of a reformed National Election Committee will likely be announced today, roughly 24 hours after an opposition party congress involving members from across the country took place in Phnom Penh.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundIRAN'S Future Will Be Decided by Iranians

It's been a good week for evil. It started with a phrase in a New York Times story this past Sunday that has stuck in my head.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Celebrating Raya Overseas New And Memorable Experience

By Anas Abu Hassan KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 -- Malaysians celebrating Hari Raya Aidilfitri for the first time overseas and away from their families due to work commitments see it as a new and memorable experience.

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GantDaily.com

Planned dams threaten Cambodia's food security

The planned construction of 88 hydroelectric dams in the lower Mekong basin by 2030 will cause food security challenges in Cambodia, experts say.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Standard

Cambodia factory fire leaves Chinese worker dead

A strong fire completely destroyed a garment factory and killed a Chinese national in the suburban area of capital Phnom Penh early Monday, a firefighting police chief confirmed.

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Pnompenh Post

Fire destroys dozens of homes

A slum fire in Phnom Penh's Meanchey district gutted some 35 homes yesterday, launching a frantic rescue effort and ultimately displacing scores of families, officials and aid workers said at the scene yesterday.

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Bangkok Post

Hun Sen's team here for talks

Thailand and Cambodia will strengthen bilateral ties and discuss the Preah Vihear temple row when Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh arrives for an official visit today.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pnompenh Post

CNRP get the green light for congress in capital

A national congress of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party has been approved by City Hall after it earlier said the gathering would not be allowed.

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Stuff.co.nz

NZTrio hits a nerve in China

After the concert, Ashley Brown spent the night in his hotel room fretting, nervously parting the curtains each time a car idled outside his window.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Funnel cloud spotted in Hillsborough

Funnel cloud spotted in Hillsborough The funnel cloud was spotted over Hillsborough Bay just before 5 p.m. Friday.

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CNN

Opinion: After war atrocities, who must pay?

At Versailles Palace, representatives of Germany and the Allies sign the treaty that ended World War I, June 28, 1919.

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