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Eight assailants killed as Venezuela foils bid by ‘terrorist mercenaries from Colombia’ to conduct marine incursion at La Guaira
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Eight assailants killed as Venezuela foils bid by ‘terrorist mercenaries from Colombia’ to conduct marine incursion at La Guaira

Venezuela’s government said it foiled a marine incursion on Sunday by terrorist mercenaries who attempted to enter the country on speedboats from neighboring Colombia, adding security forces killed eight of the assailants

Venezuela blocks human rights investigators from boarding flight to Caracas; commission member calls it govt’s ‘attempt to hide abuses’
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Venezuela blocks human rights investigators from boarding flight to Caracas; commission member calls it govt’s ‘attempt to hide abuses’

An international human rights commission criticised the government of President Nicolás Maduro on Tuesday for blocking its members from boarding a plane for Venezuela, where they planned to investigate alleged abuses

Mexico gives 'protection' to Opposition lawmaker, says it will protect people 'regardless of their political affinity'
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Mexico gives 'protection' to Opposition lawmaker, says it will protect people 'regardless of their political affinity'

The foreign ministry of Mexico said that the country 'reiterates its commitment to respect, protect and promote the human rights of all people, regardless of their political affinity.'

Venezuela protests: 27-year-old woman dies in rioting; 24 injured in May Day clashes between Juan Guaido supporters and military forces
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Venezuela protests: 27-year-old woman dies in rioting; 24 injured in May Day clashes between Juan Guaido supporters and military forces

Tensions in Venezuela have soared since Guaido, who heads the National Assembly legislature, invoked the constitution to declare himself acting president on 23 January, claiming Maduro's re-election last year was illegitimate.

Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid Juan Guaido's 'coup attempt'; Nicolas Maduro says Opposition trying to form 'illegitimate govt'
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Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid Juan Guaido's 'coup attempt'; Nicolas Maduro says Opposition trying to form 'illegitimate govt'

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets of Venezuela to call for a military uprising against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

Russian military planes delivered troops and cargo to Venezuela to fulfil military contract, claims local report
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Russian military planes delivered troops and cargo to Venezuela to fulfil military contract, claims local report

The Sputnik report was published after an independent Venezuela journalist, Javier Mayorca, said on his Twitter feed that a Russian air force Antonov-124 cargo plane and a smaller jet, apparently an Ilyushin Il-62, had landed at the main airport outside Caracas on Saturday.

Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaido calls for nationwide march on Caracas; Maduro says he will 'never surrender'
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Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaido calls for nationwide march on Caracas; Maduro says he will 'never surrender'

The mounting political pressure on Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro comes as authorities struggled to restore power following a major electricity outage that began on Thursday afternoon.

Daily Bulletin: Modi to meet CISF troops; Brexit deal returns to Parliament; Opposition slams Centre over Nirav Modi sighting; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Modi to meet CISF troops; Brexit deal returns to Parliament; Opposition slams Centre over Nirav Modi sighting; day's top stories

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address CISF troops on the 50th anniversary of its raising; Opposition slams Centre over Saturday's Nirav Modi sighting; Venezuela's Opposition leader Juan Guaido announced a nationwide march on Caracas; and more.

Venezuelans flock to Madrid on golden, humanitarian visas; only 29 asylum requests accepted by Spain last year
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Venezuelans flock to Madrid on golden, humanitarian visas; only 29 asylum requests accepted by Spain last year

Fleeing the crisis in their country, the people of Venezuela have arrived in Spain in their thousands, some of them penniless, others rich

Venezuela's Juan Guaido warns security officers to stay away from family, accuses them of ‘showing up’ unannounced
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Venezuela's Juan Guaido warns security officers to stay away from family, accuses them of ‘showing up’ unannounced

The Venezuelan Opposition leader challenging Nicolas Maduro’s claim to the presidency, Juan Guaido, warned officers from a feared state security unit on Thursday to stay away from his family after he accused them of showing up at his apartment in a tense brush with the very force he is trying to persuade to switch allegiance and back him.

Protesters take to streets in Caracas against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro; Opposition's Juan Guaido joins mass walkout
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Protesters take to streets in Caracas against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro; Opposition's Juan Guaido joins mass walkout

The demonstration came one week after opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed himself the nation's rightful president amid a sea of supporters, as the anti-Maduro movement tried to establish a transitional government.

Nicolas Maduro says 'imperialists' will have to wait for presidential elections till 2025; welcomes negotiations with US-backed Opposition
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Nicolas Maduro says 'imperialists' will have to wait for presidential elections till 2025; welcomes negotiations with US-backed Opposition

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said he was prepared to hold negotiations with the US-backed opposition and added he would support early parliamentary elections

Venezuela power struggle: President Nicolas Maduro, Opposition leader Juan Guaido vie for military backing
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Venezuela power struggle: President Nicolas Maduro, Opposition leader Juan Guaido vie for military backing

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president

Crisis in Venezuela puts strain on ties with US: Washington issues security alert for diplomats in Caracas
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Crisis in Venezuela puts strain on ties with US: Washington issues security alert for diplomats in Caracas

Donald Trump said that his administration will continue to hold the Maduro regime directly responsible for any threats it may pose to Venezuelan people. Maduro fired back and ordered American diplomats to get of the country within 72 hours.

13 killed during protests against Venezuelan leftist leader Nicolas Maduro; unrest fierce in Caracas and Bolivar
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13 killed during protests against Venezuelan leftist leader Nicolas Maduro; unrest fierce in Caracas and Bolivar

Unrest first kicked off on Monday when 27 soldiers rose up against Nicolas Maduro at a command post in Caracas, calling upon people to "take to the streets" in a video circulated on social media

EU calls for 'transparent investigation' into drone 'assassination' attempt on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro
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EU calls for 'transparent investigation' into drone 'assassination' attempt on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

European Union called for a probe into the drone "assassination" attempt on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela president Nicolas Madura claims assassination attempt, but Caracas authorities say blast caused by gas tank
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Venezuela president Nicolas Madura claims assassination attempt, but Caracas authorities say blast caused by gas tank

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro survived a drone attack while delivering a speech in Caracas but, local authorities claim that it was just a gas tank explosion

Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro says he escaped drone 'assassination' attempt in Caracas; suspects arrested
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Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro says he escaped drone 'assassination' attempt in Caracas; suspects arrested

Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday he escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone, after a live broadcast showed him looking confused when a bang went off during a Caracas military parade and dozens of soldiers scuttling for safety.

Stampede in Venezuela night club kills 17 after tear gas device explodes during brawl; 8 detained
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Stampede in Venezuela night club kills 17 after tear gas device explodes during brawl; 8 detained

Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuela's capital on Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl

US imposes new sanctions on Venezuela following Nicolas Maduro's re-election; 14 countries recall ambassadors
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US imposes new sanctions on Venezuela following Nicolas Maduro's re-election; 14 countries recall ambassadors

Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second six-year term in a landslide vote marred by an Opposition boycott.