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New anti-Maduro challenge looms in Venezuela

The stage is set for a fresh showdown between Venezuela’s opposition and embattled President Nicolas Maduro.

The stage is set for a fresh showdown between Venezuela’s opposition and embattled President Nicolas Maduro.

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Venezuelan opposition activists freed, but '100 remain imprisoned'

After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.

After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.

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Scores of arrests in Venezuela in chaos over banknote withdrawal

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that 300 people have been arrested during protests and looting over the elimination of the country’s largest currency…

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that 300 people have been arrested during protests and looting over the elimination of the country’s largest currency…

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Venezuela reinstates the 100-bolivar banknote

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has suspended the withdrawal of the country's most widely-used banknote after higher-denomination notes failed to arrive in time.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has suspended the withdrawal of the country's most widely-used banknote after higher-denomination notes failed to arrive in time.

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Maduro orders withdrawal of Venezuela's largest banknotes

The president says the move to take the 100-Bolivar note out of circulation is to combat smuggling, but it has been strongly criticised.

The president says the move to take the 100-Bolivar note out of circulation is to combat smuggling, but it has been strongly criticised.

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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…