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1 | Cambodia Temple Tensions Thai and Cambodian troops are facing off over the 11th century Preah Vihear temple on the countries' shared border. The feud follows the temple's designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site in early July. Thailand says the map used in Cambodia's UNESCO application improperly places some 1.8 sq. mi. (4.7 sq km) of land near the temple in Cambodian territory. (Cambodia legally owns the temple itself.) Opposition leaders are using the issue to pressure Thailand's embattled government, which initially endorsed the application, and the Foreign Minister has resigned as a result. Cambodia, calling the situation an...

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