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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.

Uproar as Venezuela wins seat on UN rights council

US says result an 'embarrassment' for UN, but Maduro's government hails it as 'historic victory'.

UN launches investigations into killings, torture in Venezuela

Report claims security forces send squads to murder young men, staging it to look like they resisted arrest.

Trump says Venezuelans will end up ‘free’

Trump suspended senior members of Maduro government from entry into the United States.

Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties

Venezuela says the US is left with negotiation and diplomatic communication after failing to remove Nicholas Maduro from power.

Venezuela releases opposition lawmaker after 4 months in custody

Edgar Zambrano has to report to a judge every 30 days and is not allowed to leave the 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.

Oil majors to mull fresh cuts as trade war hits prices

Analysts are doubtful oil producers will succeed in bolstering crude prices dented by the US-China trade war.

Venezuela, US met secretly for months, Maduro says

Maduro says he is ready to speak directly with President Donald Trump about Venezuela.

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.

China’s energy corporation shuns Venezuelan oil amid US sanctions

China petroleum joins Turkish Ziraat Bank by cancelling plans to purchase Venezuelan crude oil as America tightens sanctions against the South American nation.

Venezuela pro-government legislature holds session, may disband congress

President Nicolas Maduro has made calls for an ‘offensive’ against congress.

US warns off Venezuela allies as Lima meeting opens

US tells Venezuela’s allies to proceed with extreme caution when doing business with the South American nation.

Venezuela accuses US of ‘economic terrorism’ over assets freeze

Representatives of Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido are involved in 'continuous' negotiations mediated by Norway.

Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US

Trump's move came in light of Maduro's human rights abuses in Venezuela.

Carlos Cruz-Diez, major figure in kinetic art, dies aged 95

In a career spanning 70 years, Cruz-Diez focused much of his attention on research into the theory of colour, applying it in his work.

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'.

Condemnations pour in over death of detained Venezuela navy officer

Rafael Acosta Arevalo is part of a group of 13 people arrested for alleged involvement in a failed "coup d'etat" against President Nicolas Maduro.

While Argentina make progress, Messi toils at Copa

While Lionel Messi usually looks to be playing on a different level to his international teammates, against Venezuela it was he who looks the least likely to conjure up a moment of magic.

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with...

Argentina deliver a much-improved performance to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the Copa America quarterfinals, setting up an anticipated last-four meeting with Brazil.

Copa America footballers aim to bring ‘joy’ to Venezuela

A victory over Bolivia will send Venezuela into the knock-out rounds, which the players know would be a welcome boost back home.

Venezuela should release jailed opponents

The UN rights chief met relatives of these detainees, many of whom are accused of 'conspiracy' to overthrow the government.

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener

Venezuela and Peru start their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).