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Cambodia's main opposition leader Sam Rainsy of the Cambodia National Rescue Party during his meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

Cambodian parties break deadlock, CNRP to take seats in Parliament

By Tue, Jul 22, 2014 3:51PM UTC Comments Off Cambodia's main opposition leader Sam Rainsy of the Cambodia National Rescue Party during his meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Leaders of Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say they have reached an agreement to end a political deadlock since last year's contentious election....

Cambodian political rivals agree to hold fresh talks

By Mon, Jul 21, 2014 2:21PM UTC Comments Off Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, left, shakes hands with opposition party leader Sam Rainsy at a meeting last year. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say their leaders will hold a fresh round of talks to end a yearlong political deadlock after last year's contentious election....

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy returns amid tension

By Sat, Jul 19, 2014 2:15PM UTC Comments Off Sam Rainsy, upper center, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) greets supporters upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport in Phnom Penh, Saturday. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Thousands of cheering supporters have greeted Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy on his return from a trip abroad, at a time when political tensions are high because of the arrests of eight of his party colleagues....

US urges Cambodia to release jailed opposition lawmakers

By Sat, Jul 19, 2014 11:06AM UTC Comments Off Cambodian riot police officers stand guard behind barbed wire as they block entry to Freedom Park, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is calling for the release of Cambodian opposition officials held after a clash with security forces who prevented their followers from rallying in a public park....

Cambodia locks up opposition lawmakers after protest violence

By Thu, Jul 17, 2014 12:34PM UTC Comments Off Cambodia's opposition deputy leader Kem Sokha,  center left, of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, gives a speech at a blocked main street near Phnom Penh Municipality Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday. Pic: AP.

“They will send us to prison for sure.” These were the words of Cambodian opposition lawmaker and public affairs chief Mu Sochua Wednesday after she and at least seven others were charged with insurrection following Tuesday’s outbreak of violence in Phnom Penh....

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