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Cambodians Mourn Revered ex-King Sihanouk

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Cambodians entered a second day of mourning Tuesday for their revered former king Norodom Sihanouk, as preparations were made to return his body from China. Tearful mourners placed a small wreath outside the royal palace in the Cambodian capital and offered prayers for the man they called “King-Father,” who died of a heart attack in […]

Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk Dies

Posted October 14th, 2012 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Cambodian king, Norodom Sihanouk, has died at the age of 89. Cambodian government officials say the former leader died of natural causes early Monday , in Beijing, where he was receiving medical treatment. Sihanouk came to the throne in 1941 and went on to rule Cambodia off and on more than 60 years. Sihanouk […]

Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk Dies

Posted October 14th, 2012 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media reports that Cambodia’s former king, Norodom Sihanouk, has died in Beijing. He was 89. Sihanouk came to the throne in 1941 at the age of 19. He went on to rule Cambodia off and on more than 60 years. Sihanouk was heralded for bringing his ancient kingdom through independence from France, war […]

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