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  1. January 2, 2014

    Film review: The Missing Picture

    We are under the spell of The Missing Picture – an instant candidate for the year’s best documentary even in the year’s...

  2. August 16, 2013

    Devil’s advocate who leapt to the side of the indefensible

    Anti-colonialist, iconoclast and lawyer, Jacques Vergès was a Frenchman who gained international renown for defending some...

  1. March 14, 2013

    Ieng Sary dies during Khmer Rouge trial

    Ieng Sary, the former top diplomat of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime, spoke only briefly at the start of his trial...

  2. October 15, 2012

    Former Cambodian king Sihanouk dies

    Norodom Sihanouk, the former Cambodian monarch who has died at the age of 89, was both a perpetrator and a victim of the...

  3. beyondbrics

    April 19, 2012

    Cambodia's bourse: a game changer?

    The debut of the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority on Wednesday was the most exciting IPO in Asia this year. It marked the...

  4. April 18, 2012

    Strong start for Cambodian bourse

    Cambodia launched its first stock exchange on Wednesday amid investor enthusiasm that drove its first listed shares up 47...

  5. February 10, 2012

    Horrors unseen

    Dogs at the Perimeter, by Madeleine Thien, Granta RRP£14.99, 264 pages Montreal-based neuroscientist Hiroji knows that pain...

  6. February 3, 2012

    UN court sentences Khmer Rouge chief to life

    Cambodia’s UN-backed war crimes tribunal has rejected an appeal by Khmer Rouge commander Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, and...

  7. beyondbrics

    December 4, 2011

    The week ahead: Dec 5 - Dec 9

    This week could be make-or-break week for the eurozone and Friday’s planned summit in Brussels could be where it happens –...

  8. beyondbrics

    November 22, 2011

    New York headlines

    * MF Global shortfall doubles to $1.2bn * Indian rupee hits record low against dollar * US, UK and Canada impose new Iran...

  9. beyondbrics

    November 22, 2011

    London headlines

    * MF Global shortfall doubles to $1.2bn * US, UK and Canada impose new Iran sanctions * Cairo crisis grows as cabinet quits...

  10. September 9, 2011

    Pol Pot’s portrait painter who captured the pain of a nation

    Nothing brings home the industrial scale of the horror the Khmer Rouge inflicted on Cambodia as much as Tuol Sleng, the...

  11. June 27, 2011

    Four senior Khmer Rouge leaders to stand trial

    By Tim Johnston in Bangkok More than 30 years after the overthrow of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime, its four most...

  12. June 20, 2011

    Judges accused as Pol Pot aides face trial

    The four most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge regime that devastated Cambodia more than three decades ago will...

  13. April 21, 2011

    Drug efficacy: Rising resistance worries in Cambodia

    In the rundown town of Pailin in north-western Cambodia, something strange and worrying is happening: where...

  14. November 22, 2010

    Stampede in Phnom Penh kills more than 300

    An estimated 339 people have died during a mass stampede across a bridge in Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh, on the last...

  15. October 27, 2010

    PM seeks to limit Khmer Rouge trials

    Hun Sen, Cambodia’s prime minister, has asked the UN to limit the scope of the international tribunal trying former members...

  16. July 26, 2010

    Khmer Rouge prison chief found guilty

    More than three decades after Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge was driven from power, the first representative of a regime that killed...

  17. May 21, 2010

    Reach for the sky

    A street of new housing in Phnom Penh Above the tumultuous streets of northern Phnom Penh the new Canadia Tower reaches 30...

  18. April 20, 2010

    Cash's year zero

    Not long ago the only people who sought to abolish money were the Khmer Rouge, the extremists who declared "year zero" in...

  19. April 3, 2010

    Cambodia woos foreigners to help lift property sector

    Cambodia is trying to encourage international investment by relaxing laws on property ownership by foreigners in an attempt...

  20. April 2, 2010

    Cambodia debates foreign property ownership

    Cambodia is hoping to court international investment by relaxing laws on property ownership by foreigners in a bid to...

  21. January 6, 2010

    Opponents voice their fears over Cambodian land law

    Cambodian lawyers, human rights activists and opposition politicians are warning that a new law will weaken safeguards...

  22. January 5, 2010

    Opposition mounts to Cambodian land law

    Cambodian lawyers, human rights activists and opposition politicians are warning that a new law will weaken safeguards...

  23. November 28, 2009

    Khmer Rouge jail chief asks for acquittal

    The former Khmer Rouge cadre on trial for running the regime's most notorious prison yesterday unexpectedly asked judges to...

  24. November 27, 2009

    Notorious Khmer Rouge jailer seeks acquittal

    The former Khmer Rouge cadre on trial for running the regime’s most notorious prison yesterday unexpectedly asked judges to...

  25. November 27, 2009

    Notorious Khmer Rouge jailer seeks acquittal

    The former Khmer Rouge cadre on trial for running the regime’s most notorious prison yesterday unexpectedly asked judges to...

  26. The World

    October 8, 2009

    What is the point of the Nobel peace prize?

    Is the Nobel Peace Prize, the most pointless of the lot? It is certainly the most controversial. The very idea of a peace...

  27. September 7, 2009

    Prosecutor wants to indict five more Khmer Rouge

    Skulls are displayed at the Tuol Sleng genocide museum in Phnom Penh A prosecutor at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal on...

  28. August 19, 2009

    Forget notions of moral high ground

    From Dr Martin Gainsborough. Sir, While there are lots of reasons to be sceptical about what the UK and other external...

  29. August 19, 2009

    Better a flawed election than none

    From Dr Martin Gainsborough. Sir, While there are lots of reasons to be sceptical about what the UK and other external...

  30. June 17, 2009

    S-27

    One of the strengths of the tiny Finborough Theatre in west London is that it is able to closet its audience, at close...

  31. June 16, 2009

    S-27, Finborough Theatre, London

    One of the strengths of the tiny Finborough Theatre in west London is that it is able to closet its audience, at close...

  32. April 1, 2009

    Khmer Rouge torturer's apology

    A prominent member of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has for the first time publicly accepted responsibility and...

  33. April 1, 2009

    Khmer Rouge torturer seeks forgiveness for his crimes

    A prominent member of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has for the first time publicly accepted responsibility and...

  34. March 31, 2009

    Torturer gives first Khmer Rouge apology

    A prominent member of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime on Tuesday for the first time publicly accepted responsibility...

  35. March 31, 2009

    Trial opens of Khmer Rouge 'torturer'

    More than 30 years after Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge was driven from power, one of its prominent officials stood in...

  36. March 31, 2009

    Khmer Rouge torture trial opens

    More than 30 years after Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge was driven from power, one of its prominent officials stood in the...

  37. March 30, 2009

    Khmer Rouge torturer faces justice

    More than 30 years after Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge was driven from power, one of its prominent officials stood in the...

  38. March 5, 2009

    Darfur dilemma

    Gideon Rachman's blog: Human-rights groups will be cheering the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court...

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