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Jaishankar, Blinken discuss Ukraine conflict, Indo-Pacific region in Cambodia
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Jaishankar, Blinken discuss Ukraine conflict, Indo-Pacific region in Cambodia

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday and discussed the Ukraine conflict, the strategic Indo-Pacific region and bilateral relations on the sidelines of the ASEAN-India summit here in the Cambodian capital.

US President Biden will travel to Egypt, Cambodia and Indonesia next month, says White House
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US President Biden will travel to Egypt, Cambodia and Indonesia next month, says White House

At the COP27 summit in Sharm el-Sheikh on 11 November, Biden will build on the significant work the US has undertaken to advance the global climate fight and help the most vulnerable build resilience to climate impacts, as he will highlight the need for the world to act in this decisive decade

Who are the Khmer Rouge, the ultra-Maoist group, who ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979?
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Who are the Khmer Rouge, the ultra-Maoist group, who ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979?

The Khmer Rouge leader Khieu Samphan, who served as the Communist regime's head of state, was sentenced in 2018 by an UN-backed court to life in prison for crimes against humanity and genocide

Cambodia: Revival of endangered pileated gibbons at Angkor Wat
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Cambodia: Revival of endangered pileated gibbons at Angkor Wat

Globally, gibbons are one of the most threatened families of primates, while the pileated gibbon is listed as endangered

Big catch! Fisherman hooks largest freshwater fish in Cambodia's Mekong River
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Big catch! Fisherman hooks largest freshwater fish in Cambodia's Mekong River

The discovery has given hope to scientists about Mekong River which has been threatened by environmental challenges. Freshwater fish are the ones that spend their entire lives in freshwater as opposed to those that migrate between fresh and saltwater.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds virtual meeting with Cambodia counterpart
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds virtual meeting with Cambodia counterpart

The two leaders complimented each other on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Cambodia being celebrated this year

US president Joe Biden hosts ASEAN to demonstrate US hasn't lost focus on the Pacific
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US president Joe Biden hosts ASEAN to demonstrate US hasn't lost focus on the Pacific

The ASEAN nations include Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. However leaders from Myanmar and the Philippines, are not expected to attend the summit

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India clubbed with Cambodia, Afghanistan and Hong Kong
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India clubbed with Cambodia, Afghanistan and Hong Kong

India will play Cambodia on 8 June, followed by matches against Afghanistan on 11 June and Hong Kong on 14 June

Cambodia’s famous landmine-hunting rat passes away peacefully at age eight
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Cambodia’s famous landmine-hunting rat passes away peacefully at age eight

Magawa, a giant African pouched rat originally from Tanzania, helped clear mines from about 225,000 square metres of land, the equivalent of 42 football pitches in his career

Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian prince and politician, dies at 77
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Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian prince and politician, dies at 77

Ranariddh's career was always in the shade of his charismatic father, Sihanouk, and his wily and ruthless political rival, Hun Sen

From UAE to Tanzania and Denmark, why China is so desperate to acquire foreign military bases
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From UAE to Tanzania and Denmark, why China is so desperate to acquire foreign military bases

Since 2017, Beijing has made no bones about its intention to build overseas military facilities in a bid to project influence as well as safeguard its economic interests and citizenry

Cambodians struggle to stay afloat, retain their identity after losing their homes to country's biggest dam
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Cambodians struggle to stay afloat, retain their identity after losing their homes to country's biggest dam

Villagers who had to leave homes flooded in 2017 by the Lower Sesan 2 dam have had their culture and livelihoods eroded.

From population to daily life, new research offers clues about how medieval Cambodia's Angkor Empire grew over time
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From population to daily life, new research offers clues about how medieval Cambodia's Angkor Empire grew over time

Research suggests that this settlement may have been home to between 700,000 and 900,000 people at its height in the 13th century.

Cambodia's Angkor temple complex to remain shut till 20 April after recent spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths
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Cambodia's Angkor temple complex to remain shut till 20 April after recent spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths

The Health Ministry on Thursday announced 113 new local cases of the coronavirus and two deaths. Cambodia has recorded a total of 3,028 cases, including 23 deaths.

The Friday List: From literature festivals to a walk through Kolkata's lanes, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Arts & Culture

The Friday List: From literature festivals to a walk through Kolkata's lanes, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism
Entertainment

Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods — about Black soldiers in 'Vietnam War' — can't rise above American imperialism

Da 5 Bloods director Spike Lee's anti-racist critique could not overcome his subconscious investment in American imperialism.

Road to Mekong: Piya Bahadur chronicles how four women on bikes ranged deep into South-East Asia
Life

Road to Mekong: Piya Bahadur chronicles how four women on bikes ranged deep into South-East Asia

In Road to Mekong, Piya Bahadur chronicles her unique journey through South-East Asia, along with three other women who left their 'regular lives' to travel from Hyderabad, through the East Indian Coast and the North-East of India, past Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam along the river Mekong, and ultimately, to Cambodia.

US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports
India

US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports

The United States has postponed a meeting of leaders of southeast Asian nations that was set for Las Vegas in mid-March due to the spread of the coronavirus, a senior Trump administration official said Friday

Erin Gleeson's new exhibition reflects on the synergy between Cambodia's turbulent history and its art
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Erin Gleeson's new exhibition reflects on the synergy between Cambodia's turbulent history and its art

'Out of Line', an exhibition curated in New Delhi by Phnom Pehn-based Erin Gleeson, explores a nation's obsession with artists of 'national' repute. It closely examines its relevance in Cambodia, a country with a history of war, violence, and suppression of the arts.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: World Body instructs Iraq to nominate neutral venue for home matches due to protests in Baghdad
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: World Body instructs Iraq to nominate neutral venue for home matches due to protests in Baghdad

Following the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the country was plunged into years of violence and no international games were hosted there