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Venezuela’s Guaido seeks backing from China, Russia in ‘exploratory’ talks

Envoy confirms discussions for Beijing and Moscow to help end political crisis crippling Latin American country.

Norway-mediated dialogue with Venezuela ends

The talks began after opposition leader Juan Guaido led a failed military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, who walked away from discussions in August.

Venezuela probes Guaido over photo with suspected Colombian criminals

The investigation comes after the picture was presented on state television by Venezuela's interior minister Nestor Reverol.

Venezuela threatens early elections to pressure opposition

Diosdado Cabello, Maduro's number two man is studying the possibility of calling parliamentary elections at the start of 2020.

Lima Group: Venezuela crisis threatens international security

The Lima Group is pushing Venezuela to hold elections, something which Nicolas Maduro has refused to consider.

UN decries ‘shockingly high’ number of ‘executions’ in Venezuela

A United Nations report claims the Venezuelan government registers 6,856 alleged confrontational killings, warning of constituted 'executions'.

Guaido renews call for Maduro to step down after Norway talks

Juan Guaido has called for a 'large mobilisation' of protesters to rally against the government over shortages of gasoline and prolonged blackouts.

Venezuela’s Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis

Juan Guaido also says China will join a diplomatic effort between European and Latin American countries, to negotiate an end to the crisis.

Deputy to Venezuela’s Guaido imprisoned, Maduro accuses sacked general

Edgar Zambrano, deputy speaker of the opposition-majority National Assembly, is being held in preventive detention.

Guaido blasts Maduro over opposition crackdown

Guido spoke out after opposition lawmakers Richard Blanco, Mariela Magallanes and Americo De Grazia sought refuge in the Argentine and Italian embassies in Caracas.

Venezuelan opposition deputy takes refuge with Argentine ambassador

Richard Blanco sought sanctuary hours after Guaido's own right-hand man, Edgar Zambrano, was arrested.

Guaido’s deputy arrested in Venezuela

Edgar Zambrano said agents had towed him and his car to prison after he refused to get out of the vehicle.

Guaido says his deputy was detained by intelligence agents

Edgar Zambrano, alleges he was kidnapped as intelligence officer dragged his car, with him in it, using a tow truck to their HQ.

Maduro rallies military as Venezuela opposition marches on bases

Opposition leader Juan Guaido's uprising has been met with lukewarm response from the citizens of Venezuela.

Spain will not allow its embassy in Venezuela to turn into...

Lopez took refuge at the Spanish residence with his wife and children earlier this week after an attempted military uprising against the government failed.

Guaido faces test with call for ‘largest march’ in Venezuela history

Juan Guaido faces his 'largest march' in Venezuela calling to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid ‘attempted coup’

An apparently carefully planned attempt by Guaido to demonstrate growing military support has disintegrated into rioting as palls of black smoke.

Armed forces to remain with Maduro, says defence minister

Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino maintains armed forces on Nicolas Maduro's side despite Guaido claiming otherwise.

Guaido cancels western Venezuela rally

The rally in Barquisimeto, originally scheduled to happen on Sunday, will now take place on Wednesday.

US tells pro-Maduro protesters to leave Venezuelan embassy

Leftist activists accuse President Donald Trump of mounting a coup against Maduro.

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ to oust Maduro

Juan Guaido has been recognised by the United States and most Western nations as the South American country's rightful leader.

US to use all economic, political tools to hold Maduro accountable

Nicolas Maduro blames US sanctions for the country’s economic problems.

Venezuela’s Maduro orders militia expansion as Guaido tours blackout-ravaged state

The civilian militia, created in 2008 by the late former president and Maduro mentor Hugo Chavez, reports directly to the presidency and is intended to complement the armed forces.

US seeks US$10 bln trade finance fund for Venezuela

But those institutions must sit on the sidelines until there is clear international recognition of a government in Caracas.