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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.

Non-Aligned summit opens in crisis-torn Venezuela

The Non-Aligned Movement opens a summit Saturday in Venezuela, seeking relevance in a post-Cold War world as the crisis-torn host country seeks to lessen its growing isolation.

Hamid Ansari arrives in Venezuela to attend NAM Summit

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived here on Friday to attend the 17th NAM Summit during which India is expected to raise its concerns over terrorism besides deliberating on key issues like UN reform, climate change and nuclear disarmament.

Hamid Ansari downplays PM Narendra Modi skipping NAM Summit

India is one of the founding members of the Non-Aligned Movement and it had hosted the 7th NAM Summit in 1983 in New Delhi. The last NAM Summit was hosted by Iran in 2012.

Vice President Hamid Ansari leaves for NAM Summit

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday left for Venezuela where he will attend the Non-Aligned Summit being held on September 17-18.

Fresh protests in Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro

A week after mass protests, Venezuela witnessed fresh demonstrations across the country against the government of President Nicolas Maduro with demands of a recall referendum.

Ex-Guantanamo inmate declares hunger strike in Uruguay

A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay in 2014 has declared a hunger strike after being deported from Venezuela in a failed attempt to reunite with his family in Turkey.