Zika travel advisory issued for 11 Southeast Asia countries
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Zika travel advisory issued for 11 Southeast Asia countries

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region. The advisory issued Thursday, Sept.29, targets travel to Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Maldives, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

US museum returns 10th century Khmer statue to Cambodia
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US museum returns 10th century Khmer statue to Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Monday welcomed home a 10th-century Khmer statue that was looted during the country’s civil war before spending the past three decades at an American museum. The sandstone Torso of Rama statue, which stands 62 inches (157 centimeters) high and is missing its head, arms and feet, was formally … Continue reading

AP Interview: Angelina Jolie returns to Cambodia as director
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AP Interview: Angelina Jolie returns to Cambodia as director

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia (AP) — Between bites of spicy Cambodian curry and fried fish with rice, Angelina Jolie Pitt explains how this tiny country with a tumultuous past changed the course of her life. She first visited Cambodia 16 years ago to portray “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” — the gun-toting, bungee-jumping, supremely toned action hero that … Continue reading