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From TheJournal.ie Duch, Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw torture and killings, dies aged 77 Khmer Rouge

Duch, Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw torture and killings, dies aged 77

The chief of a top-secret prison was one of the few ex-Khmer Rouge who acknowledged even partial responsibility for his role in Cambodia’s genocide.

From TheJournal.ie 'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says Covid-19

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says

The Diamond Princess ship docked in Japan has more than 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness Covid-19

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness

Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie US cruise ship turned away from five countries over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia Westerdam

US cruise ship turned away from five countries over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia

Around 20 people onboard are said to be unwell, but they’re not believed to have coronavirus.

'It's a bit different to Foynes in west Limerick' - the Irishman taking south-east Asian football by storm

After a baptism of fire, Conor Nestor has guided Svay Rieng to a championship success and has eyes on a domestic double.

From TheJournal.ie British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds Amelia Bambridge

British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds

Amelia Bambridge had been reported missing just over a week ago.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Cambodia questioning six men over missing British backpacker Amelia Bambridge

Police in Cambodia questioning six men over missing British backpacker

Amelia Bambridge was last seen on the island of Koh Rong last Wednesday night.

From The42 For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran Progress

For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years.

From TheJournal.ie Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia Drug Resistance

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

From TheJournal.ie Seven people dead after Cambodian building collapse SIHANOUKVILLE

Seven people dead after Cambodian building collapse

Four people have been arrested in connection with the accident.

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia

There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.

From TheJournal.ie Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling

The “reign of terror” left some two million Cambodians dead from overwork, starvation and mass executions.

From TheJournal.ie How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker Human Rights

How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker

Chris Kelly’s documentary A Cambodian Spring looks at the conflict between residents and government over land in the south-east Asian country.

From TheJournal.ie British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos Convicted

British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos

Daniel Jones, 31, was among 10 foreigners arrested in January.

From TheJournal.ie 'Porno' charges dropped by Cambodia against 9 tourists - one British man faces trial Pool Party

'Porno' charges dropped by Cambodia against 9 tourists - one British man faces trial

The tourists’ lawyer said the Briton was held because he was accused of renting the villa and organising the pool party.

From TheJournal.ie Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party Travel This post contains videos

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party

All of the accused denied the charges, saying they were not naked or producing pornography.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the 23-year-old woman clearing mines from a war she doesn't remember Irish Aid

Meet the 23-year-old woman clearing mines from a war she doesn't remember

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines – which Ireland played a crucial part in – has been an extraordinary success.

From TheJournal.ie Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple Angkor What?

Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple

The statue was found 40 centimetres underground during an excavation in the Angkor complex.

From TheJournal.ie Vanity Fair stands over claims Angelina Jolie movie gave impoverished children money and then took it away Method Casting

Vanity Fair stands over claims Angelina Jolie movie gave impoverished children money and then took it away

The magazine’s September cover story describes a ‘game’ used to find the child star of Jolie’s film about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.

From TheJournal.ie Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film Under Fire

Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film

There has been criticism of how the casting process took place.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia Phnom Penh

Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia

The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed it was providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

From TheJournal.ie Cambodian PM sues main rival for defamation, threatens to seize and sell opposition HQ if he wins Hun Sen

Cambodian PM sues main rival for defamation, threatens to seize and sell opposition HQ if he wins

Hun Sen, who has been in power in the Asian country for 32 years, says he will use the money to ‘build homes for handicapped people’.

From TheJournal.ie Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes Cambodia

Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes

No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields Lifesavers

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields

The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.

From TheJournal.ie North Korean doctors die after wives inject them with 'anti-drunkenness serum' Mystery

North Korean doctors die after wives inject them with 'anti-drunkenness serum'

The men had been drinking cocktails throughout the evening.

From TheJournal.ie Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine Cambodia

Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine

Six people did after eating a barbequed dog carcass.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting over 200 people with HIV Cambodia

Doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting over 200 people with HIV

Yem Chroeum, 55, still insists he is innocent.

From TheJournal.ie A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV Cambodia

A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV

Yem Chroeum claims he did not knowingly infect his patients.

A talk show tricked a teen into thinking she'd be reunited with her estranged mam

Teen singer-songwriter Autumn Allen hasn’t seen her mother since she was six years old.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists accused of baring backsides at world's largest religious monument Bit Cheeky

Tourists accused of baring backsides at world's largest religious monument

The Dutch, Italian and Argentinian tourists were arrested in a temple at the Angkor Wat complex.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, religious persecution, homicide and torture.

From TheJournal.ie Sunlight can make this dirty water clean...and save lives World Water Day

Sunlight can make this dirty water clean...and save lives

Today is World Water Day…but clean tap water is a pipe dream for 780 million people across the globe.

From TheJournal.ie 9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia Bird Flu

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia

The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.

From TheJournal.ie Laser technology reveals ancient city under Cambodian earth Ancient Earth

Laser technology reveals ancient city under Cambodian earth

Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temples.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed after ceiling collapses in Cambodia shoe factory Cambodia

Two killed after ceiling collapses in Cambodia shoe factory

A ceiling collapsed at the factory, injuring six and killing two.

From TheJournal.ie Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial Cambodia

Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial

Ieng Thirith, the notorious regime’s highest ranking woman, had been charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, homicide, torture and religious persecution.

From TheJournal.ie Pirate Bay co-founder arrested Pirate Bay

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg is being detained in Cambodia. He and the site’s other founders were convicted in 2009 by a Swedish court of assisting copyright infringement.

From TheJournal.ie Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people' Khmer Rouge

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Nuon Chea, on trial for genocide, today denied responsibility for the mass killings of his fellow Cambodians – blaming their deaths on neighbouring Vietnam.

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