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Vatican attempts to rekindle faltering Venezuela talks

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

Talks between the Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have reached a stalemate which facilitators from the Vatican are hoping to break.

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Venezuela: policeman killed as anti-government unrest spreads

Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in

Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in

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Venezuela: Anti-government protests turn violent

Scores are injured and detained during anti-Maduro protests Opposition calls for national strike on Friday President Maduro blames Henrique Capriles for unrest Venezuela’s opposition is increasi

Scores are injured and detained during anti-Maduro protests Opposition calls for national strike on Friday President Maduro blames Henrique Capriles for unrest Venezuela’s opposition is increasi

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Students protest as Venezuela's political standoff continues

Masked youths burned rubbish and set up roadblocks in a volatile Venezuelan border city, witnesses said, in the latest protest over the suspension of a referendum drive to remove socialist President N

Masked youths burned rubbish and set up roadblocks in a volatile Venezuelan border city, witnesses said, in the latest protest over the suspension of a referendum drive to remove socialist President N

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Venezuelan MPs vote to put President Maduro on trial

Angry scenes within Venezuela’s National Assembly were on view on Tuesday (Oct 25) as lawmakers jostled each other during a heated debate.

Angry scenes within Venezuela’s National Assembly were on view on Tuesday (Oct 25) as lawmakers jostled each other during a heated debate.

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Venezuela's opposition holds protests after quashed referendum

Several thousand anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas following last’s weeks move by election officials to block a recall…

Several thousand anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas following last’s weeks move by election officials to block a recall…

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Venezuela's opposition accuses government of ''coup''

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

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Venezuela suspends recall referendum plans

It has sparked an outcry from the opposition, who have accused the Socialist government of dictatorial tactics.

It has sparked an outcry from the opposition, who have accused the Socialist government of dictatorial tactics.

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Venezuela: Opposition defiant despite setback in Maduro referendum push

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are keeping up the pressure for a referendum that could force him from office this year, despite electoral authorities ruling out any such vote until e

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are keeping up the pressure for a referendum that could force him from office this year, despite electoral authorities ruling out any such vote until e

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No referendum until 2017 says Venezuelan election board

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are dealt a blow as the election board decides no recall referendum will take place before the end of the year.

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are dealt a blow as the election board decides no recall referendum will take place before the end of the year.

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Venezuela: opposition push for speedier recall referendum

In Venezuela, further protests have been held against President Nicolas Maduro’s rule, though far smaller than the huge opposition march seen earlier this month.

In Venezuela, further protests have been held against President Nicolas Maduro’s rule, though far smaller than the huge opposition march seen earlier this month.

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Venezuela: rival rallies face off over Maduro's future

In Venezuela, there’ve been fresh protests for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s economic crisis deepens.

In Venezuela, there’ve been fresh protests for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s economic crisis deepens.

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Venezuela says it prevented 'massacre' and anti-Maduro coup

Venezuela’s government said it foiled a coup plot following huge demonstrations against the country’s president earlier this week.

Venezuela’s government said it foiled a coup plot following huge demonstrations against the country’s president earlier this week.

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Maduro attempts to stave off slow political death in Venezuela

In Venezuela the trial of strength between Nicolás Maduro and his enemies has lasted eight months, ever since the opposition seized a parliamentary majority for the first time in 16…

In Venezuela the trial of strength between Nicolás Maduro and his enemies has lasted eight months, ever since the opposition seized a parliamentary majority for the first time in 16…

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Protesters clash with police in Venezuela

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

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Venezuelans march to demand recall referendum

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s…

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s…

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Venezuela opposition stages huge anti-Maduro rally in Caracas

Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…

Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…

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Venezuela and Colombia agree to re-open border crossings

border to re-open along five crossings to pedestrians to remain open for 15hrs per day full re-opening under discussion Venezuela and Colombia have agreed to partially re-open their…

border to re-open along five crossings to pedestrians to remain open for 15hrs per day full re-opening under discussion Venezuela and Colombia have agreed to partially re-open their…

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Venezuela opposition signature drive 'probably' set for October

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

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Venezuela appoints drug-tainted general as interior minister

President Nicolas Maduro has made General Nestor Reverol Venezuela's interior minister despite his being accused in the US of abetting cocaine smuggling.

President Nicolas Maduro has made General Nestor Reverol Venezuela's interior minister despite his being accused in the US of abetting cocaine smuggling.

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Venezuela steps closer to voting on ousting Maduro from power

Venezuela's National Election Council says the opposition has collected enough signatures to pave the way for a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's National Election Council says the opposition has collected enough signatures to pave the way for a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

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Anti-Maduro protesters in Venezuela march to demand referendum

Thousands of opposition protesters in Venezuela have marched to demand a referendum which would oust President Nicolas Maduro from power.

Thousands of opposition protesters in Venezuela have marched to demand a referendum which would oust President Nicolas Maduro from power.

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Maduro puts military in charge of overseeing Venezuela food distribution

With the South American nation stricken by a worsening political, economic and social crisis, President Nicolas Maduro extends the powers of Venezuela's armed forces to alleviate the country's food an

With the South American nation stricken by a worsening political, economic and social crisis, President Nicolas Maduro extends the powers of Venezuela's armed forces to alleviate the country's food an

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Venezuela seizes US factory after closure due to lack of raw materials

Venezuela’s government has seized a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corporation after the US personal care giant said it was halting production as it was unable to obtain raw…

Venezuela’s government has seized a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corporation after the US personal care giant said it was halting production as it was unable to obtain raw…