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Cambodian PM sues opposition leader in French court

Aug. 20, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has filed a defamation lawsuit in French court against his longtime political enemy Sam Rainsy, a lawyer for the Southeast Asian leader said Tuesday. Paris-based Luc Brossollet confirmed to The Associated Press by phone a report by the Cambodia's...

Cambodian opposition says founder to end exile in November

Aug. 16, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's popular but disbanded opposition party said Friday its self-exiled co-founder will make his long-promised return to the country in early November. The Cambodian National Rescue Party, dissolved by court order in November 2017, said in an emailed announcement that Sam...