Thailand, Cambodia still at odds after UN appeal

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Thailand and Cambodia both claimed vindication Tuesday after the UN appealed for a permanent ceasefire in their deadly border dispute, showing no sign of bridging differences over how to end the rift.

Thailand urged its neighbour to return to the table for bilateral talks to settle the row centred on a 900-year-old temple, which erupted into four days of clashes earlier this month, leaving at least 10 people dead.

The two sides are at odds over a border area surrounding the Preah Vihear temple, an 11th century clifftop ruin that belongs to Cambodia but whose designation as a World Heritage site touched off the ire of Thai nationalists....

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