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Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen  prepares to cast his vote in a general election on Sunday in whicn is party claims ti have won all 125 seats in parliament. Photograph:  Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party has claimed victory in all 125 seats up for grabs in the country’s election after a vote – in which the main oppos(...)

Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen  prepares to cast his vote during the general election with his wife Bun Rany (left).  Photograph: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images

Cambodia’s prime minister, Hun Sen, has won a landslide election victory, a result that was seen as a foregone conclusion after a months-long brutal c(...)

Supporters of prime minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party ride motorcycles past the Independence Monument in Phnom Penh on Friday. Photograph: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg

Ahead of Cambodia’s election on Sunday, Hun Sen has been touring the kingdom with a smile on his face and the air of a victor. There is little doubt (...)

The Highland service, called the Deerstalker, is one of the best train journeys in Britain. After Glasgow, it goes past Loch Treig to the foot of Ben Nevis. From Fort William, the line continues to Mallaig, across the Glenfinnan viaduct – of Harry Potter fame

UK London to Fort William Duration: 419 miles/13hr Price (single): From £45/€51. The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the (...)

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen: has ben accused by exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy of buying fake fans to boost his Facebook profile. Photograph: Adam Dean/The New York Times

Hours before his wedding last month, San Rotha was taking a shower in Kampong Cham, southern Cambodia, when the police came to handcuff and arrest him(...)

Happy Hour at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Mary Boland

It’s happy hour at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club on Sisowath Quay in Phnom Penh, where half-price cocktails are plentiful but foreign correspondent(...)

Cambodian media: the final issue of the Cambodia Daily newspaper, with the headline “Descent Into Outright Dictatorship”. Photograph: Satoshi Takahashi/LightRocket via Getty

On September 3rd journalists at the Cambodia Daily newspaper found themselves covering two big stories. One was the arrest of the only opposition lead(...)

Mon Mao (64), a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime who attended reconciliation meetings with Khmer Rouge foot soldiers in  Andong Bey, near Anlong Veng. Photograph: Nevenka Lukin

In Anlong Veng in northern Cambodia, the conversation turns to food. “But what did you get to eat?” 14-year-old schoolgirl Thy Daly asks Huoy Teng (6(...)

A mother takes her children to school by motorbike in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Nevenka Lukin

Almost every day brings fresh news that sends jitters through Cambodia’s human rights community. On November 16th, the latest update was that the supr(...)

Visitors  ‘don’t expect a capital city to have such a beautiful coastline, says Fáilte Ireland’s Keelin Fagan in response to Dublin’s inclusion on National Geographic’s Best Places to Visit 2018

Dublin has been included in National Geographic Traveller magazine’s prestigious “2018 Best of the World” list. It is one of 21 cities to feature on t(...)

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