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Venezuela

79.5m displaced at year-end despite COVID slowing exodus: UN

Nearly 80 million people worldwide, or 1 per cent of humanity, were uprooted at the end of 2019 after fleeing wars or persecution, a record figure capping a "tumultuous" decade of displacement, the ...

A Palestinian man repairs stoves in a makeshift shop amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, at the Beach refugee camp in Gaza City on 9 June 2020

Vast amounts of Venezuelan oil are hidden en route to China, bypassing US sanctions: Documents

Last year, China replaced the United States as the No. 1 importer of oil from Venezuela, yet another front in the heated rivalry between Washington and Beijing.

Satellite image showing a ship-to-ship transfer of crude, off the coast of Kuala Linggi.

Trump denies role in ‘Venezuela sea’ invasion

The United States on Tuesday denied involvement and alleged propaganda by leftist-led Venezuela after two Americans were said to have been arrested following a mysterious, deadly sea invasion


US president Donald Trump leads the daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washingt on 4 April.

Venezuela prison riot death toll rises to 47

"At the moment we have been able to confirm 47 dead and 75 wounded," deputy Maria Beatriz Martinez, elected from Portuguesa state where the Los Llanos prison is located, told AFP.

Relatives of inmates protest outside Los Llanos penitentiary after a riot erupted inside the prison leaving dozens of dead as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Guanare, Venezuela, 2 May 2020.

At least 17 dead in Venezuela prison riot: Military

At least 17 inmates were killed Friday in a Venezuelan prison riot, military authorities said.

Healthcare workers and members of the Bolivarian national police wait for the arrival of prisoners outside a hospital after a riot erupted inside a prison in Guanare, Venezuela, 1 May 2020.

Convicted criminals among Venezuela's elite police force

Since president Nicolas Maduro founded the Special Action Force of Venezuela's National Police two-and-a-half years ago, the squad has earned a fearsome reputation in poor neighborhoods across ...

Convicted criminals among Venezuela's elite police force

Guaido brands Venezuela parliament rival 'accomplice of dictatorship'

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Monday branded a rival claimant to the post of speaker of the National Assembly an "accomplice of the dictatorship" of president Nicolas Maduro amid a ...

Guaido brands Venezuela parliament rival 'accomplice of dictatorship'

Venezuela's 'acting president' Guaido seeks parliamentary re-election

After a tumultuous year in which he declared himself Venezuela's acting president and at times seemed close to toppling socialist leader Nicolas Maduro, Juan Guaido will bid for re-election as the ...

Venezuela's 'acting president' Guaido seeks parliamentary re-election

Twitter, Facebook target state-backed accounts opened for propaganda

Facebook and Twitter on Friday said they had blocked multiple government-backed manipulation operations around the world, several of which favoured US president Donald Trump, as part of a crackdown ...

Twitter, Facebook target state-backed accounts opened for propaganda

EU extends sanctions against Venezuela

The European Union extended sanctions against Venezuela by a year on Monday to pressure president Nicolas Maduro's government as the crisis gripping the oil-rich country rumbles on.An embargo on arms ...

EU extends sanctions against Venezuela
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