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In Cambodia poll, opposition hopes high but Hun Sen seen retaining power

TUOL TACHEN, Cambodia (Reuters) - After 28 years of rule by Hun Sen, Asia's longest-serving prime minister, the rallying cry for Cambodia's opposition ahead of next week's election is obvious, and it appears to be attracting an unprecedented number of voters.Full story

New Noisy Bird Discovered in Busy City

Despite its loud call, a new bird species has only just been discovered in Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh, scientists announced yesterday (June 25). Full story

Cambodians throng to revered ex-king Sihanouk's cremation

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Cambodians gathered on Monday to pay their last respects to former King Norodom Sihanouk, a quixotic and much-loved figure who reigned during the country's struggle for independence but was powerless to prevent decades of war. Full story

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