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Maduro survives Venezuela electoral test
Ruling Socialists win majority of votes in local polls but opposition captures control of five most populous cities.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2013 10:45 GMT
Clinics attacked in Venezuela vote violence
Patients react angrily as opposition is blamed for attacking Cuban doctors, journalists and supermarkets.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 10:28 GMT
Costa Rican diplomat kidnapped in Venezuela
Trade attache at embassy in Caracas becomes latest victim of abductions for ransom plaguing the South American country.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2012 07:29 GMT
Chavez heads to Cuba for new surgery
Venezuelan president to leave on Friday as he prepares to undergo operation to remove a lesion found in his pelvic area.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 10:23 GMT
Why Latin America calls on philosophers
Recently concluded Forum of Philosophy reflects social progress of Latin America, writes the author.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 07:39 GMT
Venezuelan troops storm jail after riots
Gunbattles between inmates have killed at least 22 in El Rodeo prison riots, east of the capital, Caracas.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 00:18 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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