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UN to rule on Thai-Cambodia temple dispute

UN court set to decide who owns land around ancient Preah Vihear Hindu temple, ending 100 year dispute.

Last updated: 11 Nov 2013 02:50
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The people of Thailand and Cambodia are awaiting a United Nations court ruling that will end a 100-year, often violent, dispute over who owns the 4.6km of land around an 11th century Hindu temple. 

The Preah Vihear temple, a World Heritage site, is a source of pride for both countries.

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from the Thai side of the border.   

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