Image from  February 2009 shows former Khmer Rouge minister Ieng Thirith in court   in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. File photograph: Heng Sinith/AFP/Getty Images

Ieng Thirith, a Khmer Rouge leader who was the highest-ranking woman in the genocidal regime that oversaw the death of nearly two million Cambodians i(...)

The welcome party for ministry visitors at one of the floating schools on the Tonle Sap Lake, north of Battambang

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Mark Sinnott: ‘I craved adventure, purpose and a way to contribute something positive, all of which I found while teaching abroad.’

Cambodia’s power to inspire both wonder and heartbreak is extraordinary. Its cities resplend with French colonial buildings, boulevards, riverfront(...)

Long road to justice

The conviction and sentencing in Phnom Penh on Thursday of leaders of the Khmer Rouge to life terms for crimes against humanity will bring only a part(...)

Former Khmer Rouge leader ‘Brother Number Two’ Nuon Chea (C) sits at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) as his verdict is delivered on the outskirts of Phnom Penh today. Photograph: Mark Peters/ECCC/Handout via Reuters

A UN backed tribunal in Cambodia sentenced the top two surviving cadres of the Khmer Rouge regime to life in jail today after finding them guilty of c(...)

The Missing Picture

Few who caught Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing – an oblique revisiting of atrocities in Indonesia – would disagree that it was one of 2013’s v(...)

Vietnamese general Vo Nguyen Giap gestures during an interview in Hanoi in 1995

Gen Vo Nguyen Giap, who has died aged 102, was one of the foremost military commanders of the 20th century, who used his charisma and tactical skills (...)

Kem Sokha, vice president of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), gestures during a news conference at the CNRP headquarter in Phnom Penh today. Photograph: Samrang Pring/Reuters.

The deadlock over Cambodia’s disputed election hardened today as the opposition rejected official results confirming a victory for prime minister Hun(...)

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness at Hillsborough Castle this year

Stormont First Minister Peter Robinson set the tone of unionist responses to Margaret Thatcher’s death by claiming she was “one of the greatest(...)

Ieng Sary, former foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge, died last week aged 87. Photograph: AP

Ieng Sary, the former foreign minister of the Khmer Rouge, was one of three elderly leaders on trial for genocide, crimes against humanity and (...)