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Chavez allies sweep Venezuela polls
Ruling Socialist Party wins nearly all 23 states, as Henrique Capriles consolidates position as top opposition leader.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 07:09 GMT
Chavez 'recovering' as Venezuela polls close
Voting has closed in state elections as aides to President Hugo Chavez say he is recovering from surgery in Cuba.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 01:11 GMT
Chavez illness overshadows Venezuela polls
Vote will be a test for both opposition and ruling party, given possibility of Chavez stepping down due to cancer.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2012 12:02 GMT
Lopez vows to challenge Chavez despite ban
Venezuelan politician will campaign to win the opposition leadership despite a court ruling upholding a ban from office.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2011 02:42 GMT
Venezuela court bars Chavez rival from office
Supreme Court blocks prominent opposition leader from holding public office ahead of elections, angering rights groups.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 10:12 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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