What to expect from Cambodia’s new ‘dynastic’ prime minister
27 August 2023 | 10:58 am
After almost 40 years, Cambodia has a new prime minister: The outgoing prime minister's son. But Hun Sen is expected to maintain some control even after leaving office.
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A Cambodian court has convicted the leader of the country's only viable opposition party of treason. The move comes just four months before a general election and a long-planned dynastic handover of power.
Israeli lawmakers have passed legislation that drastically narrows the circumstances required to remove Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or a successor from office.
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Hun Sen, after almost 40 years in power, is set to win a landslide victory after banning opposition and stifling dissent.
Progressive parties have won a recent election in Thailand, but unelected lawmakers were able to block Pita Limjaroenrat from becoming prime minister.
Hun Sen has ruled the Southeast Asian country for almost four decades. The move comes after his party was victorious in parliamentary elections.
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