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21 Nov
In France, brasseries are an institution. They offer simple, tasty dishes in the style of traditional home cooking. Brasseries were born more than a century ago with the "bouillons" of Paris. Today, their decoration has changed little, but their success is still intact. FRANCE 24 gives you a taste of this timeless constant in French gastronomy, from Paris to Lyon via Saint-Tropez.
17 Aug
Khieu Samphan, the last living leader of the brutal Khmer Rouge, appears before an international tribunal for his appeal against a genocide conviction today. The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975-1979.
27 Jun
Advocacy group Mother Nature activists Sun Ratha, Ly Chandaravuth and Yim Leanghy were arrested last week for documenting waste discharge into a city river.
19 Jun
The US Embassy in Phnom Penh says it has spent more than $100 million to combat deforestation in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. But illegal activities continue apace.
16 Apr
Cambodia imposes lockdowns in the capital Phnom Penh and a nearby city, as its strongman premier Hun Sen warns that spiraling Covid-19 cases have put Cambodia "on the brink of death".
22 Dec 2020
The Tonle Sap, the largest inland fishing area in the world, is a source of subsistence and survival for more than one million Cambodians living on or around the lake. But water levels have plummeted and fish stocks dwindled because of climate change and dams upstream on the Mekong river.
3 Dec 2020
A 35-year-old elephant has been transferred to a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia after his miserable condition at an Islamabad zoo sparked a global outcry. American singer Cher campaigned for his freedom for years.
2 Jun 2020
With foreign tourists not visiting Cambodia, an increasing number of people find it difficult to make ends meet. Experts say the tourism industry will take years to revive. Ate Hoekstra reports from Siem Reap.
6 Jan 2020
The rescue effort lasted almost two days, mobilizing hundreds of workers to pull out people from the rubble. Experts say low safety standards in Cambodia raise the risk of accidents at construction sites.
5 Jan 2020
Hundreds of soldiers and rescuers frantically picked through the rubble of a collapsed building in southern Cambodia on Saturday looking for bodies as the death toll from the disaster rose to seven.
16 Nov 2019
The deputy head of the opposition was stopped by immigration officials at Kuala Lumpur airport. Tensions in Cambodia are on the rise after opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed to return after four years in political exile.
24 Aug 2019
Cambodia has seen a huge influx of Chinese investment, workers and tourists in recent years. Many in Cambodia are increasingly worried about the negative impact it is having.

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