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Temporary blackout hits Venezuela
An outage at a power station led to blackouts for several hours across much of the country, including Caracas.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 05:15 GMT
Venezuela death toll rises amid new protests
Two more deaths linked to demonstrations, according to government, taking total during weeks of protests to 39.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 00:12 GMT
Pots and pans protests vent anger at Maduro
More than 5,000 people blew horns and whistles and carried banners in Caracas to protest against socialist president.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 03:56 GMT
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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
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Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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