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Cambodia's Hun Sen set for re-election after 33 years in power
For the past 33 years, Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled Cambodia with an iron fist. He now looks set for re-election in a general election on Sunday. Freedom of speech is under threat in Cambodia, with Hun Sen accused of being behind the closure of independent media outlets and the dissolving of the main opposition party. Few Cambodians dare to speak out. Our regional correspondent Clovis Casali reports from Phnom Penh.

Afghan Vice President Dostum escapes deadly attack upon return from exile
Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum narrowly escaped a suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport as he returned home on Sunday from more than a year in exile in Turkey over allegations of torturing and abusing a political rival.

'Operations are still going on' at Thai cave, says France 24's Jacob Goldberg
All 12 boys and their football coach were rescued from a Thailand cave complex, the Thai Navy Seals announced Tuesday, marking an end to a dangerous, nail-biting rescue mission closely followed across Thailand and the world. But operations are still going on at the cave, reports France 24's Jacob Goldberg in Thailand.

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