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Key Republican Senator Corker Angry Over Iran Nuclear Deali
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29 July 2015
Top Obama administration officials continue to advocate for the landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program on Capitol Hill. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
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Video Key Republican Senator Corker Angry Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Top Obama administration officials continue to advocate for the landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program on Capitol Hill. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
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Video US Conservatives Criticize Pope's View of Global Economy

Pope Francis has won praise from the political left and from environmentalists for saying that globalization is hurting the poor and contributing to climate change. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
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Video Trump Surging Among Republican Presidential Contenders

Real estate mogul Donald Trump has moved to the top of the polls among Republican presidential contenders in recent days, in large part because of his blunt rhetoric against illegal immigration. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
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Video Obama Encourages Kenya to Fix Culture of Corruption, Discrimination

U.S. President Barack Obama bid farewell to Kenya Sunday with a major speech at a stadium outside the capital Nairobi where he called on Kenyans to change the cultures of corruption and discrimination that can hold society back. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video Extremists Begin On-Line, Anonymously

On June 17th a young white man killed nine black parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church. Since that shooting, there has been much discussion about extremism on the internet and what leads someone from writing to violence. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video US President Tries to Address Race and Guns After Charleston

Since U.S. President Barack Obama took office in 2009, more than a dozen mass shootings have occurred, prompting the President to call for calm. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video Civil Rights Activists Say Charleston Shooting is Terrorist Attack

As more information surfaces about Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof's white supremacist ideology, there is debate over whether the killings of nine black church-goers should be called a terrorist attack. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video Charleston Shooting Rekindles Debate About Gun Control With Racial Overtones

The killing of nine worshipers at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, by a white gunman in June has rekindled the debate about gun control in America. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video Gulf States Fear Iran Emboldened by Nuclear Deal

Analysts say Iran's regional neighbors face a very different geopolitical future following the nuclear deal reached in Vienna on July 14, between Tehran and a group of six nations led by the United States. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video More Steps to Come for Iran Nuclear Deal to Take Hold

World powers need to take a number of steps to accomplish what's set forth in the Iran Nuclear agreement reached on Tuesday July 14, after years of negotiations. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video Cambodia Senate Passed NGO Law Despite Protests And Boycott

Hundreds of people demonstrated outside Cambodia’s Senate on Friday morning as senators inside debated a controversial new law designed to regulate the non-profit sector.
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Video NASA Releases Close-up Images of Pluto Surface

The U.S. space agency, NASA, has presented some of the images of Pluto taken from a spacecraft as it passed by the dwarf planet on Tuesday July 15, this year. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video In France, Cambodian Parents Are Determined To Maintain Their Culture

They live thousands of kilometers away from Cambodia, but that doesn’t keep some Cambodian people from being in touch with their culture. Every Sunday parents drive their children, sometimes for over an hour, to learn classical dance and traditional Cambodian music. VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey reports f
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Video China Investing in More than Mining in Australia

Chinese investment has moved from mining to property, the travel industry and infrastructure -- things like roads, bridges and ports.
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Video Heat-Resistant Glassware Celebrates 100th Anniversary

One hundred years ago, a new kind of cook container entered the American market. It was called Pyrex. Today the Pyrex name remains well known in the United States. The heat-resistant glass products are still being manufactured.
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Video LinkedIn, EF Offer New Option for English-Learning Professionals

Now you can post your English proficiency level for free on LinkedIn. A variety of online tests can give learners a score - the question is, how much can others believe what you post?
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Video Most African Children with AIDS Have No Access to Medical Care

A United Nations official says nearly 95 percent of African children living with AIDS do not have a way to get treatment for the disease.
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Video Plankton More Important than Scientists Thought

A four-year-long study shows that the small organisms are not just food for whales and other sea creatures. It found that plankton are a major provider of oxygen for our planet.
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Video Kerry Talks to VOA about Benefits of Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told VOA that implementing the international nuclear deal with Iran will make the world safer, improve the standard of living for Iranians and potentially open up other opportunities between the United States and Iran. VOA Khmer's Ly Moryvan narrates.
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Video President Obama Heads to Africa for Fourth Time as US Leader

President Barack Obama is set to make his fourth trip as the nation's leader to Africa, where he will visit his father's homeland of Kenya, attend a global entrepreneurship summit in Nairobi, and meet with regional leaders at the African Union in Ethiopia. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
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Video Burgess Documents Cambodian-Thai Conflict at Preah Vihear in Newest Book

Preah Vihear temple has been at the center of a border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand for more than a century. Built from sandstone a thousand years ago, it was the center of faith and worship during the height of the Khmer Empire.
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Photogallery Banks Finally Open in Greece

Banks in cash-strapped Greece opened Monday for the first time in three weeks, however, restrictions on cash transfers abroad will remain in place.
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Video Canyon of Heroes Greet U.S. Women's Team in New York

New York City turned out this weekend and embraced the World Cup Champion United States Women's Football team. The 23 team members and coach Jill Ellis received a "Big Apple" welcome they will never forget. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
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Video Iran, World Powers Strike Nuclear Deal

After years in the making, diplomats have struck a deal they hope will prevent Iran from making a nuclear weapon, while simultaneously lifting crushing economic sanctions. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video Blind Somali Journalist Defies Odds by Working in Mogadishu

Despite improving security in the last few years, Somalia remains one of the most dangerous countries to be a journalist -- even more so for someone who cannot see. VOA Khmer's Mean Essarayoss narrates.
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Video Law on NGOs Passes, Despite Protests and an Opposition Boycott

Despite days of protests in the capital and mounting objections from the international community, ruling party lawmakers on Monday approved a draft law that will regulate the thousands of NGOs in the country.
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Video Free Trade Deals Raise Job Concerns

A measure called Trade Adjustment Assistance is meant to help workers displaced by global competition. Opponents say it is wasteful. Congress will have to deal with this and other issues when it debates future trade deals.
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Video Brain Remembers Language Better If You Sing It

If you have a long list of vocabulary words to learn, you might want to write them into a familiar song. Researchers have found that the brain remember things, especially languages, better if you sing them.
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Video Runners Live Longer and Have Less Disease

While all exercise is good, it seems running might be better. Running is hard on the body. But a recent study claims that runners live longer than those who don’t run.
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In its annual Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department kept Cambodia a “tier 2” country.
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Cambodia Senate Passed NGO Law Despite Protests And Boycotti
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24 July 2015
Hundreds of people demonstrated outside Cambodia’s Senate on Friday morning as senators inside debated a controversial new law designed to regulate the non-profit sector. The Law on Associations and NGOs, or LANGO, has been widely criticized by non-profits and many of Cambodia’s development partners, not least because it gives the government carte blanche to close down any organization. VOA Khmer Hul Reaksmey reports from Phnom Penh.

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Save Face (Movie: Just Go With It)i
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03 November 2014
You can say, "I can't believe he's not accepting responsibility for his mistakes. To 'save face' he continues to make excuses for himself." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish or www.khmer.voanews.com/maniandmori. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video Save Face (Movie: Just Go With It)

You can say, "I can't believe he's not accepting responsibility for his mistakes. To 'save face' he continues to make excuses for himself." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video You've Got To Be Kidding (Movie: Bedtime Stories)

You can say, "What? You lost your passport? So, you're stranded in a foreign country, where you don't speak the language and you don't know anyone? You've got to be kidding me, right?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish.
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Video All Thumbs (Movie: Minority Report)

You can say, "I was 'all thumbs' this morning when trying to tie this tie - I kept making mistakes and just couldn't figure a way to pull it together." What does it mean? Watch here.
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Video Carry Out (Movie: Jane Eyre)

You can say, "He has many strong qualities as a leader and under his leadership I think he will successfully 'carry out' the new mission and vision for this company." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish.
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Video A Wake Up Call (Movie: Limitless)

You can say, "The visit to the doctor was definitely 'a wake up call' for him. The heavy drinking, smoking, and partying every night needs to stop." What does it mean? For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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