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Third person killed in Venezuela protests: Government

Third person killed in Venezuela protests: Government

A third person, a man, was killed Monday raising the number of people killed in three weeks of massive demonstrations to 24, state television reported.

DNA: Venezuela is facing political and economic crisis - Watch video to know why

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro`s opponents took to the streets Thursday, upping the ante after deadly clashes in the beleaguered oil-rich nation.

Venezuelans stage new mass demonstrations after deadly unrest

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's opponents took to the streets Thursday vowing a new day of huge protests, upping the ante after deadly clashes in the beleaguered oil-rich nation.

Venezuela protests spread to poor areas, two more deaths amid unrest

Venezuelans in poor areas blocked streets and lit fires during scattered protests across the country on Tuesday night, and two people were killed during the growing unrest in the midst of a crippling economic crisis.

Violent clashes in Venezuela demanding dismissal of apex court justices

Violent clashes in Venezuela demanding dismissal of apex court justices

Thousands of protesters yesterday clashed for the fifth consecutive day with the security forces in the Venezuelan capital Caracas.

Venezuela court drops bid to strip congress of power

Venezuela's Supreme Court today abandoned measures to seize power from the opposition-controlled legislature after the moves drew international condemnation and raised pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.

Donald Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader

Donald Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader

Leopoldo Lopez, the founder of Popular Will, is serving a 14-year prison term on charges of inciting unrest at anti-government protests that left 43 people dead in 2014.

US puts Venezuelan Vice President under 'kingpin' sanctions list

Tareck El Aissami​ was appointed Executive Vice President of Venezuela in January 2017.

Venezuela President threatens opposition over 'coup'

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has threatened his opponents would face "consequences" for their latest efforts to oust him, reviving his claim that he was the victim of a "coup" attempt.

Demonetisation: Venezuela cash crisis leads to loot, protests

Demonetisation: Venezuela cash crisis leads to loot, protests

Desperate Venezuelans looted delivery trucks and clashed with police Friday as a botched plan to introduce new banknotes left people without cash -- the latest shortage in a spiraling economic crisis.

Venezuela extends border closing with Colombia, Brazil

Venezuela extended the closure of its borders with Colombia and Brazil for another 72 hours as part of a drive to fight what it calls criminals hoarding 100-bolivar banknotes.

Venezuela closes border with Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the closure of Venezuelan border with Colombia for 72 hours till Thursday to deal with the "mafias" operating and smuggling out Venezuelan currency.

OPEC move to cut production may adversely affect India

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Nephews of Venezuela first lady guilty of US drug charges

Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and Francisco Flores de Freitas were arrested in Haiti in November and flown to New York by US Drug Enforcement Administration agents.
 

Venezuela's Maduro vows 'revolution' will continue

The Venezuelan opposition needs to understand that "the revolution is going to continue", President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday while urging his political foes to remain part of the dialogue the two sides began earlier this week.

Venezuela protests against Nicolas Maduro escalate, dozens injured

Despite sitting on the world`s biggest oil reserves, Venezuela is in the throes of a punishing recession that has many poor families skipping meals amid scarce food.

Thousands protest in Venezuela demanding President Maduro's resignation

Dressed in white and waving banners and signs demanding Maduro`s resignation, they gathered at seven points across the city to march through the streets, converging in the east of the capital

Iranian president tells Venezuela essential to raise oil prices

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro in a phone call that it was essential for oil producing countries to take a decision to raise the price of oil and stabilise the market, Iranian state news agency IRNA said.

Peru brings up Venezuela crisis at UN, Venezuela swipes back

Peru`s president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday he is concerned about what he called the critical economic situation in Venezuela, citing shortfalls of food and medicine, while Venezuela accused him of meddling.

NAM summit: India raises with Venezuela issue of Pak raising Kashmir

India has raised with Venezuelan leadership the issue of "flagrant misuse" of NAM plenary by Pakistan to make "unwarranted and unacceptable" comments on Kashmir, saying South Asia suffers from Pakistan's "dangerous use" of terrorism as an instrument of state policy.