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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
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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.

US FAA bans low flights over Venezuela citing 'political instability' as Juan Guaido makes strongest call yet to oust president
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US FAA bans low flights over Venezuela citing 'political instability' as Juan Guaido makes strongest call yet to oust president

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting US air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela’s airspace until further notice, citing “increasing political instability and tensions”.

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.

Venezuela crisis: UN says over three lakh children forced to live in neighbouring countries as migrants and refugees
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Venezuela crisis: UN says over three lakh children forced to live in neighbouring countries as migrants and refugees

The economic and political situation in Venezuela has caused an estimated 3.7 million Venezuelans to leave their homes and move to Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and other countries in the region, the UN said in a report. Around 1.2 million of them are in Colombia, often living in vulnerable host communities with already overstretched resources, said UNICEF.

Ecuador president Lenin Moreno accuses Julian Assange of 'hosting hackers' inside London embassy
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Ecuador president Lenin Moreno accuses Julian Assange of 'hosting hackers' inside London embassy

President Lenin Moreno said that Swedish programmer Ola Bini, who is in custody in Ecuador, was one of the hackers who visited Julian Assange many times

US hails India's efforts to restrict oil imports from Venezuela, calls it 'considerable cooperation' in its bid to weaken Maduro govt
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US hails India's efforts to restrict oil imports from Venezuela, calls it 'considerable cooperation' in its bid to weaken Maduro govt

The United States on Sunday appreciated India's efforts adding to Washington’s sanctions to restrict exports of Venezuelan oil in the global energy market. “I would say that we have had contacts with Indian companies and with the Government of India and that we have found there to be a very considerable amount of cooperation, which we are very happy to see,” Sputnik quoted US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams as saying.

Donald Trump tells Russia 'to get out' of Venezuela, warns of sending troops to topple Nicolas Maduro
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Donald Trump tells Russia 'to get out' of Venezuela, warns of sending troops to topple Nicolas Maduro

Russia's deployment of troops and equipment to bolster Nicolas Maduro has ratcheted up already high international tension in Venezuela where the Donald Trump administration is pushing hard for regime change amid mounting chaos in the once rich country.

Russia defends troops in Venezuela after US backlash, says move in accordance with 'legal norms'
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Russia defends troops in Venezuela after US backlash, says move in accordance with 'legal norms'

Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova accused Washington of "aggressive rhetoric" over the issue in a statement on Tuesday. She said Moscow is "developing cooperation with Venezuela in strict accordance with the constitution of that country and with full respect for its legal norms."

Reliance Industries says not breaching US sanctions against Venezuela; recent fuel exports agreed before restrictions
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Reliance Industries says not breaching US sanctions against Venezuela; recent fuel exports agreed before restrictions

In 2012, Reliance signed a 15-year deal to buy between 300,000 to 400,000 bpd of heavy crude from PDVSA.

Donald Trump talks to Jair Bolsonaro about allowing US military near Brazil-Venezuela border, warns Caracas of ‘lot tougher’ sanctions
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Donald Trump talks to Jair Bolsonaro about allowing US military near Brazil-Venezuela border, warns Caracas of ‘lot tougher’ sanctions

President Donald Trump warned that the United States could impose ‘a lot tougher’ sanctions on Venezuela as he urged the country's military to depose leader Nicolas Maduro

US hopes India won't buy oil from Venezuela's under 'illegitimate' leader Nicolas Maduro's rule
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US hopes India won't buy oil from Venezuela's under 'illegitimate' leader Nicolas Maduro's rule

Pompeo said the nations that support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are, by the nature of this "illegitimate" regime, carrying out the very foreign interventionism of which they accuse others

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.

US to punish foreign entities funding 'corrupt' Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro in bid to push him out of power
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US to punish foreign entities funding 'corrupt' Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro in bid to push him out of power

The measure, announced by President Donald Trump's national security advisor John Bolton, is the latest tightening of screws in Washington's campaign to force Maduro from power.

UN human rights chief says US sanctions have worsened Venezuela crisis, criticises Maduro for violating civil and political rights
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UN human rights chief says US sanctions have worsened Venezuela crisis, criticises Maduro for violating civil and political rights

Sanctions have "exacerbated" the crisis in Venezuela, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said after the United States warned it may expand the measures it has imposed targeting President Nicolas Maduro's government.

Juan Guaido makes a triumphant return to Venezuela, says 'things are going well' after touring Latin American nations
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Juan Guaido makes a triumphant return to Venezuela, says 'things are going well' after touring Latin American nations

A crowd of cheering supporters greeted Guaido and his wife as they stepped into the Maiquetia airport's arrivals hall, and then sped to an opposition rally in eastern Caracas where thousands had gathered to welcome him.

Juan Guaido calls for mass protests against Nicolas Maduro ahead of return to Venezuela; to announce ‘next action’ on social network
India

Juan Guaido calls for mass protests against Nicolas Maduro ahead of return to Venezuela; to announce ‘next action’ on social network

Juan Guaido called for mass protests across Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro as he announced his return after touring Latin American allies

US, Russia clash over assistance to Venezuela; Moscow pledges relief material through Nicolas Maduro
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US, Russia clash over assistance to Venezuela; Moscow pledges relief material through Nicolas Maduro

The United States and Russia clashed on Friday over how to assist ailing Venezuela, with Moscow pledging new relief channelled through President Nicolas Maduro and Washington slapping sanctions over the blocking of US aid it tried to force through the border.

Mike Pence to discuss ways to oust President Nicolas Maduro with Venezuelan Opposition; US avoids talk of military action
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Mike Pence to discuss ways to oust President Nicolas Maduro with Venezuelan Opposition; US avoids talk of military action

The US is planning new ways to pressure Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro to give up power to provide assistance to people after a failed effort to deliver aid

Venezuela aid boat docks at Curacao in the Caribbean after navy blocks cargo from reaching crisis-hit country
India

Venezuela aid boat docks at Curacao in the Caribbean after navy blocks cargo from reaching crisis-hit country

A boat carrying aid from the United States docked at the island of Curacao on Sunday after officials said the Venezuelan military had stopped it from reaching the crisis-hit country.

Venezuela: Two killed as Maduro loyalists block aid convoy with tear gas, bullets; Guaido says president doesn't care for citizens
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Venezuela: Two killed as Maduro loyalists block aid convoy with tear gas, bullets; Guaido says president doesn't care for citizens

In the Venezuela border towns of San Antonio and Urena, troops fired rubber rounds at opposition supporters, including lawmakers, who walked toward the frontier waving Venezuelan flags and chanting “freedom”.