Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen appeared set to extend his 28-year rule in one of Asia’s poorest countries with a much smaller majority, as opponents rejected election results and called for an investigation.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen appeared set to extend his 28-year rule in one of Asia’s poorest countries with a reduced majority, withstanding a surge from opponents who accused him of corruption and abuse of power.
Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy arrived in Phnom Penh nine days before a national election, ending a four-year exile after receiving a royal pardon for charges he says were politically motivated.
Norodom Sihanouk, the former king of Cambodia who survived half a century of political maneuvering that saw his country get sucked into the Vietnam War and endure the murderous regime of Pol Pot, has died. He was 89.
Thailand renewed a call for one-on- one talks with Cambodia after three days of fighting along a disputed border killed at least 11 soldiers in some of the deadliest battles since tensions flared up in 2008.
Thailand will start talks with Cambodia to withdraw troops from a disputed area surrounding an ancient temple to comply with a demilitarized zone drawn up by a United Nations court, Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya said.