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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping calls for closer ties with oil-rich Venezuela

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:20am by STAFF, AFP

    ... with oil-rich Venezuela President Xi Jinping and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro have agreed to upgrade ties between their two countries. Xi was in the Venezuelan capital Caracas on the third ... a "comprehensive strategic partnership". Venezuela has the world's largest proven reserves of oil, according to the international energy company BP. During the nearly 15 years that late president ...

  2. News - Asia - UNITED NATIONS

    Malaysia, New Zealand elected to UN Security Council as non-permanent members

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:58am by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York United Nations General Assembly votes to include Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela as the newest non-permanent members of the Security Council Malaysia joined Angola, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela as the newest non-permanent members of the Security Council on Thursday after being elected by the General Assembly to begin their terms ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping eyes expanded energy ties with Venezuela

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 05:30am by Staff Reporter, AFP

    ... Staff Reporter and Agence France-Presse President eyes energy ties in Venezuela President Xi Jinping was due to arrive in Caracas yesterday where he hopes to further develop his country's strategic relationship with the oil-producing giant. Venezuela is the third leg of Xi's Latin America trip after Brazil and Argentina. Trade between the two exceeded US$20 billion ...

  4. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Thousands evicted from world's tallest slum in Caracas, Venezuela

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Caracas Thousands evicted by soldiers and riot police from half-built tower taken over by squatters Last stand at world's tallest slum The beginning of the end came for the world's tallest slum this week as officials began ev ...


    Venezuela’s president Maduro set to host Xi Jinping for an upcoming 'historic' visit

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 12:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Xi Jinping welcomed to come to Venezuela to "ratify a series of development agreements" Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that he would ... of emerging powers. Maduro, speaking during the tour of a Chinese bus factory in northern Venezuela Friday, described Xi’s upcoming visit as “historic,” but did not give a date. Xi “will come ...

  6. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Syria crisis and authoritarian slide linked to Turkey's failed UN bid

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:46am by AFP

    ... and Venezuela have won coveted seats on the UN Security Council, but Turkey suffered a humbling defeat in its bid to join the world's "top table". The five countries garnered the required ... as disapproval of Ankara's handling of the crisis sparked by the jihadist advance in Syria and Turkey's authoritarian slide under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Angola, Malaysia and Venezuela ...

  7. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela, Colombia strain to patch over tensions

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in Puerto Ayacucho

    ... The presidents of Venezuela and Colombia on Monday strained to paper over tensions laid bare by the disputed election of Hugo Chavez’s handpicked successor earlier this year. Colombian ... the election came after years of often tense relations between the two countries. Colombia is the closest US ally in the region, while Venezuela under Chavez championed a resurgent left and slammed US ...

  8. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Protests heat up in Venezuela amid opposition rift over US sanctions

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:51am by Associated Press in Caracas

    ... in the US Senate that some members of Venezuela’s opposition are urging the White House to keep on ice a proposal to bans visas and seize the assets of Venezuelan officials suspected of committing ... if not their leaders, acknowledge that sanctions would be counterproductive, possibly setting up the Obama administration to be blamed for Venezuela’s economic troubles much like the Washington’s half-century ...




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