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The King Father's body made its way around the city in an ornate carriage. Thousands of mourners marched silently bearing portraits of the late King Father. Sihanouk's procession set off from the Royal Palace on Friday morning. Members of the procession steel themselves for the solemn march around the city. The body of Sihanouk before its cremation. A mourner lights incence for the late King Father. A mourner leaves flowers for Norodom Sihanouk outside the Royal Palace. Nuns sampeahed the procession as it passed. Monks attend the funeral procession. Foreign dignitaries pay their respects to Norodom Sihanouk. A child lights a candle in front of the Royal Palace. A float bearing the portrait of the King Father, as the procession makes its way down Norodom Boulevard. A good portion of mourners lining the streets were made up of monks and nuns. Along Sihanouk Boulevard, there was nary a dry eye as the procession bearing the road's namesake passed the throng of mourners. Along Sihanouk Boulevard, there was nary a dry eye as the procession bearing the road's namesake passed the throng of mourners A marching band provided tempo for the funeral procession. A mourner lights incence for the King Father. An official helps a woman marching in the procession put on the finishing touches on her costume. Eye in the sky: a military helicopter was enlisted to help with television coverage. Images of the late King Father are sold in the streets of Phnom Penh. Journalists and photographers attend the funeral procession along the Phnom Penh riverside. King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath pay their final respects. King Norodom Sihamoni pays his final respects to his father before lighting the late King Father's funeral pyre. Last Smoke rises from the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk's crematorium as fireworks explode nearby. Monks attend the funeral procession in front of the Royal Palace. Monks go through a security check before entering the crematorium. Mourners are blocked behind razor wire on a bank along the Tonle Sap river. Mourners pay respect to Norodom Sihanouk. Mourners watch the procession on one of the maxi screens located across Phnom Penh. Mourners cry during the funeral procession for Norodom Sihanouk. Mourners light incences for the late King Father. PM Hun Sen casts a wary eye upon the throng of mourners. Prime Minister Hun Sen and King Norodom Sihamoni pay their final respects. Queen Mother Norodom Monineath at the funeral ceremony with King Norodom Sihamoni. Sihanouk's body escorted by royal guards enters the crematorium complex. Sihanouk's ornate cortege was moved to the crematorium after the procession. Smokes rises from fireworks during the cremation ceremony. Special attendants keep an eye on Sihanouk's funeral cortege as it makes its through the city. The 5,000 strong funeral procession makes its way down Norodom Boulevard. The military artillery canons fire a gun salute for the late King Father. The military artillery canons stand ready to fire. The military artillery canons stand ready to fire a gun salute for the late King Father. The procession makes its way back to the Royal Palace. The procession numbered 5,000 strong. The procession numbered 5,000 strong and stretched on for almost a mile. The procession numbered 5,000 strong and stretched on for almost a mile. The procession numbered 5,000 strong and stretched on for almost a mile. Thousands of mourners marched silently bearing portraits of Norodom Sihanouk.
 
     
 
     
 
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Norodom Sihanouk's funeral
The best pictures from Norodom Sihanouk’s four-day funeral procession in Phnom Penh, from February 01 to February 04, 2013.

 

Baphuon Unveiled
Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, and his guest of honor, French Prime Minister François Fillon, open the Baphuon Temple on July 3, after a fifteen year restoration project for one of Angkor Wat's biggest monuments.

 

May in photos
The best pictures from May 2011 from the Phnom Penh Post's award winning team of photographers.

 

April in photos
The best pictures from April 2011 from the Phnom Penh Post's award winning team of photographers.

 
 
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March in photos
The best pictures from March 2011 from the Phnom Penh Post's award winning team of photographers.

 

Gas Tanker Explosion
A gas tanker carrying about 8,000 litres of petrol exploded shortly after noon on September 21 in Phnom Penh's Makara 7 district engulfing several nearby buildings.

 

Angkor Photo Festival
Phnom Penh Post photographer Sovan Philong's award winning shots from the 2010 Angkor photo festival.

 

Photo pick of Febuary
The best pics from Febuary 2011 from the Phnom Penh Post's award winning team of photographers.

 
     
 
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Angry Sambo
When a murderous elephant named Sambo stretched his killing spree to three villagers, authorities finally decided to act, sedating the enraged pachyderm.

 

Photo pick of January
The best pics from January 2011 from the Phnom Penh Post's award winning team of photographers.

 

Koh Pich stampede
Tragedy struck Cambodia on the final day of the 2010 water festival when more than 350 people were killed in a stampede that broke out on a bridge connecting Koh Pich to the mainland.

 

Nationwide Floods
Several people were killed and thousands of homes either damaged or destroyed when floods swept across Cambodia in October 2010.

 
     
 
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Preah Vihear Clashes
Clashes between Cambodian and Thai soldiers erupted in the Preah Vihear border area in early February, 2011.

 

2010: The year in pictures
Outstanding shots from The Post's team of photographers illustrating a tumultuous year in Cambodia.

 

Prince of mystery
Norodom Chantaraingsey, Lon Nol's warrior prince, was presumed killed after the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975. Spencer Dale's photos of the prince shed light on the elusive legacy he left behind.

 

Independence Day
Every year on November 9, Cambodians celebrate the day they gained independence from the French in 1953, after 99 years of colonisation.

     
 
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Harvesting UXO's
By triggering "low order" explosions of UXO, the Golden West Humanitarian Foundation have been pursing the dangerous business of harvesting ordinance for scrap metal.

 

The eviction of group 78
On July 19 2009, the Municipality of Phnom Penh sent in armed police and red-shirted demolition workers to forcibly evict residents of Group 78.

 

Kun Khmer Kickboxing
Fighters square off in the unique and flamboyant Cambodian style of kickboxing called Kun Khmer.

 

Borei Keila Slideshow
The homes of more than 200 families in Phnom Penh's Borei Keila community were demolished in a violent eviction on January 3, 2012. Post photographers covered the eviction, and the subsequent relocation of the residents to open-air relocation sites outside the city.

 
     
 
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