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Police in Cambodia seize ancient stolen statues

Police in Cambodia have recovered five stolen Khmer statues which date back between 1,200 to 2,000 years old. Following an investigation into statue smuggling across the border at Tambon Tha Kham of Aranyaprathet district, police and an Army team patrolled the area early yesterday morning until they spotted a suspicious pick-up

Angkor’s collapse due to drought and flooding

After studying the rings of trees at Angkor, researchers have determined that drought and flooding led to the collapse of the capital of the Khmer Empire. A prolonged drought punctuated by intense monsoons that partially destroyed the city's water-preservation infrastructure led to the 15th century collapse of the ancient city