Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, and his wife Bun Rany, left, are greeted by officials on their arrival for the 27th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit, in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
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Cambodia's increasingly fractious political situation is pushing the country towards a "dangerous tipping point", the UN rights envoy to the kingdom said Tuesday.The country has been plunged into a bitter political crisis after an arrest warrant was issued for Sam Rainsy, Cambodia's most prominent opposition leader. Smith said she did not want to interfere in Cambodia's internal politics, nor comment on the merits of the case against Rainsy.The arrest warrant was issued after Rainsy verbally sparred with Hun Sen earlier this month, calling for full democracy in Cambodia and citing successful elections in Myanmar as an example.
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