Anti-government protests break out across Venezuela's capital. The country is suffering the worst political and economic crises in modern times.
Speaking with TRT World, former president Vicente Fox offered harsh words of criticism towards Venezuela's embattled leader and US President Trump.
Venezuelan president says the delay is necessary as 35 newly-elected members need to be declared by electoral authorities. However, pressure builds as the attorney general opens investigation into election fraud.
Embattled but determined, President Maduro prepares to proceed with his constituent assembly which can rewrite the constitution, even as the detention of popular opposition figures elicits criticism and threats of more sanctions.
Here's a look at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's promises which triggered four months of deadly protests in which over 100 people have died in the ensuing violence.
Trump's warning came as the opposition coalition in Venezuela called a nationwide strike for Thursday to kick off a "final offensive" aimed at forcing Maduro from office through early elections.
Pro-government groups storm the opposition-controlled National Assembly in Caracas. Several people, including lawmakers, injured in clashes during which small explosions took place.
Opposition legislators have taken their message onto public transport. On the streets, two more students died in the latest anti-Maduro demonstrations. The death toll since the start of the protests in April is now more than 70.
Insists it is not taking sides in the nation's political turmoil, though it does back socialist President Nicolas Maduro's controversial plan for a new congress. At least 57 people have been killed since the demonstrations started in April.
Demonstrators in the city of Barinas set fire to late president Hugo Chavez's childhood home and destroyed at least five statues commemorating Chavez.
The same number of people died in the 2014 anti-Maduro protests. Meanwhile, Venezuela deploys troops in Tichara province and US official at UNSC draws parallel between the Latin American country's escalating crisis and Syria.
Thousands massed on highways in Caracas and other cities, promising to not budge for the promised 12 hours as they hoped to pile pressure on the unpopular government to quit and call for fresh elections.
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