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Cambodia urges UK museums to investigate and return looted treasures allegedly handled by dealer Douglas Latchford

British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum now under scrutiny of Cambodian government

Ancient Krishnas are reunited with their body parts

A collaboration between the Cleveland Museum of Art and the National Museum of Cambodia revealed that each boy god had been given the other’s limbs during earlier conservation work

Manipulated images of smiling Khmer Rouge victims prompt Cambodia to threaten Vice media with legal action

Irish artist Matt Loughrey’s reworked pictures of people murdered in Cambodia’s Killing Fields, published by Vice, may have broken country’s Archives Act

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Proposed resort and water park threaten ancient heritage of Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Unesco has expressed alarm that the development will encroach onto the protected zone of the World Heritage site

'Adventurer scholar' Douglas Latchford dies in Bangkok, aged 89

Expert in Khmer and Indian antiquities was a dealer in Cambodian art in the 1970s and last year was accused of smuggling and creating false provenances for antiquities

Federal charges could lead to deeper scrutiny of Cambodian art in the US

Major museums hold works linked to prolific collector accused of smuggling and fraud

Conservation project channels thinking of Angkor’s original builders

World Monuments Fund completes restoration of the eastern half of Phnom Bakheng temple

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Cambodia to host culture and tourism conference

Preservation, cultural routes, urban regeneration through tourism are all set to be discussed

The message about looted art is finally getting through as Cambodia is inundated with returned loot

The restitution of Cambodian statues by major museums and auction houses is an encouraging sign

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Cambodia made up its own laws concerning art ownership, US lawyer says

This statement came during recent dispute over Cambodian statue that was consigned to Sotheby's

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The US announces plans to to return more Khmer Cambodian artefacts, adding momentum to Cambodia's quest for restitution

Cambodian officials believe the last two looted works out of seven are in Denver Art Museum and the Cleveland Museum of Art

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Light is finally being shed on the issue of restitution of looted art

The restitution of Cambodian statues by major museums and auction houses is an encouraging sign

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Sotheby's Cambodian smuggling saga quietly resolved out of court

The auction house returns statue and is cleared of wrongdoing as federal government drops allegations

Playing hardball with soft power on restitution claims

Western museums are feeling the pressure over restitution claims from China, Turkey and Cambodia

The Cambodian art smuggling scandal that’s ready to erupt

The Metropolitan Museum may not be the last institution to return looted sculptures

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Cambodian sculpture case will go to trial

Sotheby's sale halted as Cambodia demands its return

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Upcoming 'Season of Cambodia' exhibition will shed light on politics and showcase the new generation of Cambodian artists

A season of art from the Southeast Asian nation will examine old wounds and build new bridges

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As New York prepares to display Cambodian art new and old, we assess the growing recognition of Cambodian contemporary art

An overview of the Cambodian art market, as well as names to look out for, and the legacy of the Khmer Rouge

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Demilitarised zone established to protect shelled temple on border between Cambodia and Thailand

Thai army cedes ground but future of Cambodian World Heritage site remains unresolved

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Khmer sculpture handed back to Cambodia

An attempt to smuggle it was thwarted in the US

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India pledges support for Angkor Wat restoration

12th-century temple at risk from encroaching tropical forests

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British auction houses develop ties with Cambodia

Sotheby's and Christie'shave been working with Cambodian authorities and organisations in the art world

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Looters search areas of archaeological importance in Cambodia after bomb disposal experts have de-mined them

Illicit excavations occur as de-mined areas often show no signs of the riches below the surface so authorities do not deploy heritage security teams

The Archaeological Survey of India pledges to restore Ta Prohm temples

There are concerns about how the restoration will affect the natural environment

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Thailand and Cambodia spar over temple that lies on the border

Thailand closes its border, depriving Cambodian vendors of customers which has led to starvation, while gun fighting has occurred, and tension remains high

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US imposes import restriction on certain Khmer artefacts

“The pillage of such items from Cambodia is an emergency”

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The Cambodian World Heritage site, Angkor Wat, is finally being restored

An ongoing effort to restore the ancient site has international teams working altogether but using radically different approaches, resulting in unexpected order