""Whoever conducted the attacks, Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the victims in East Ghouta and countless other Syrians.""
US Secretary of State
"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has cut diplomatic ties with Colombia in an escalating dispute between to the two Andean neighbours over Bogata’s
Venezuela has cut ties with Colombia, after being accused of harbouring FARC rebels.
At a meeting of the Organisation of American States (OAS)
Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin has met President Hugo Chavez on his first official visit to Venezuela to deepen miltary and commerical ties
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has arrived in Venezuela for talks with leftist President Hugo Chavez.
The two leaders are discussing a 15
The Venezuelan president has denied accusations that his government has helped both Colombian and Spanish armed separatists.
A judge in Spain’s
Venezuela, Miraflores Palace in Caracas: President Hugo Chavez speech interrupted by a power cut
Spain’s Repsol and US-based Chevron have accepted the risks of operating in Venezuela in order to tap into its huge reserves.
They have signed the
The broadcasting bete noire of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, Radio Caracas TV Internacional, has been taken off the air.
Cable operators have
The Venezuelan government has taken control of a chain of foreign owned supermarkets that it is seeking to nationalise.
Officials and employees
Iran and Venezuela have pledged to “stand together until the end in the face of US imperialism.”
The message comes as President Hugo Chavez
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela has ordered his military to prepare for a possible war with neighbouring Colombia.
Tensions along the
Venezuela has raised the stakes in South America, buying Russian tanks and missiles with money borrowed from Moscow.
President Hugo Chavez
Georgia has reacted angrily to the Venezuelan President’s recognition of the pro-Russian rebel regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez says he is ready to break off diplomatic relations with neighbours Colombia.
Chavez is furious over negotiations
Protests over a controversial new education law have sparked violence on the streets of the Venezuelan capital. Police fired water cannons, tear gas
The Venezuelan government has begun the shutdown of 34 radio stations. President Hugo Chavez claims the closures are part of efforts to democratize
Venezuela and Spain have signed a multi-million euro energy deal, which will provide Madrid with oil, and Venezuela with a new power plant. It
Venezuela has tightened its grip on its oil industry, seizing the assets of more foreign companies. President Hugo Chavez led his red-shirted