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Maduro blames Venezuela blackout on opponents
Residents pour onto streets as blackout hits nation in what President says was an act against his socialist government.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 05:18 GMT
Venezuela leader pushes for more powers
Nicolas Maduro wins first of two parliament ballots required for use of special presidential powers to fight corruption.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 10:39 GMT
Venezuela troops seize shops over high prices
President orders electronics chain to cut prices and slams "bourgeois parasites" he says are exploiting Venezuelans.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2013 07:24 GMT
Venezuela's Maduro seeks new powers
Six months into his term, the man who succeeded Hugo Chavez retains popular support despite economic woes.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 10:26 GMT
Venezuela seizes oil ship and detains crew
Crew of 36, including five US citizens, held after US-chartered survey vessel seized in disputed waters.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2013 03:25 GMT
Venezuelan president seeks 'decree' powers
Maduro follows in Hugo Chavez's footsteps by asking parliament for over-arching powers to enforce economic policy.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 04:37 GMT
US expels Venezuelan diplomats in retaliation
The tit-for-tat action follows Venezuela’s expulsion of three US diplomats over sabotage allegation.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 05:44 GMT
Venezuela expels US diplomats for 'sabotage'
Top US envoy and two others expelled after President Nicolas Maduro accuses them of meeting with opposition leaders.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 01:53 GMT
Venezuela's Maduro skips UN after 'threats'
President says he scrapped plan to travel to New York after receiving intelligence that his life was in danger.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 07:00 GMT
France makes $270m cocaine bust in Paris
French police seize largest-ever haul of 1.3 tonnes of cocaine found on board Air France plane coming from Venezuela.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 00:00 GMT
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In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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