The UN Human Rights Council voted to send a team of investigators to investigate alleged violations while the EU imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelan intelligence and security officials.
The prolonged political deadlock in Venezuela needs to be settled so the country can begin the road to recovery.
The International Federation of Red Cross confirmed that medicine and supplies to treat patients landed in Caracas after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government gave approval.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro aims to raise the number of militia members to three million by year-end from what he says was more than 2 million currently.
US and dozens of other countries recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as oil-rich country's interim leader against President Nicolas Maduro, who refuses to step down and accuses Guaido of being a US puppet.
Commercial drones are increasingly being employed as a tool of political violence - will they be the new guerilla weapon of choice?
During his visit to Panama, Pope Francis also pledged support for "all efforts" to avoid further suffering in crisis-torn Venezuela and insisted public officials live simply, honestly and transparently.
The president of the ‘disempowered’ parliament of Venezuela has declared himself the head of state of the South American country.
The resource-rich Latin American country is at the centre of a political upheaval in which two governments are now recognised internationally. Will foreign intervention decide the fate of Venezuela?
With US and regional allies recognising opposition leader Juan Guaido as "interim" president, government of President Nicolas has received backing of Turkey, Russia and Mexico, dividing the world over the growing political crisis in Venezuela.
Supporters and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro clashed overnight leaving dead a16-year-old in capital Caracas and three others in the southern state of Bolivar, police say. Both sides have planned major rallies on Wednesday.
Maduro won a popular vote in May, but his re-election has been dismissed as illegitimate by the opposition and much of the international community.
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