Cambodia

Ex-Khmer Rouge official offers apology

The ex-Khmer Rouge official responsible for running the notorious S21 prison in Cambodia decades ago today admitted responsibility for torturing and killing thousands of inmates. He also apologized. The World's Mary Kay Magistad is covering the hearings at the UN-backed tribunal in Phnom Penh.

Global Politics

Khmer Rouge on trial

The World's Mary Kay Magistad has the latest from the UN-backed trial of former Khmer Rouge officials being held in Cambodia. Today's proceedings opened under a cloud of corruption and accusations of political interference.

Arts, Culture & Media

Gateway to Angkor Wat

The city in northern Cambodia our Geo Quiz takes us today is a gateway city for international tourists to Angkor. That's Cambodia's world heritage site with its temples that date back to 12th century Khmer civilization.

Global Politics

Education in Cambodia

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that only a third of Cambodia's population is fully literate. The Cambodian government blames the brutal reign of the Khmer Rouge. Others blame current government corruption.