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Venezuela says two military officials arrested over drone blasts

Venezuela says two military officials arrested over drone blasts

Venezuela chief prosecutor, Tarek Saab, said on Tuesday two high-ranking military officers were arrested for their alleged involvement in drone explosions during a speech by President Nicolas Maduro earlier this month.

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 23

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 23

A bus carrying travelers from Colombia and Venezuela crashed in Ecuador early Tuesday, killing 23 people and injuring 20 others, officials said.

Maduro blames opposition leader for alleged assassination attempt

Maduro blames opposition leader for alleged assassination attempt

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday blamed one of the country's most prominent opposition leaders for an apparent assassination attempt made against him at the weekend.

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro 'assassination' bid

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday renewed his accusation against his Colombian counterpart, blaming him for what Caracas has called a drone "assassination" attempt on the Socialist leader over the weekend.

Six arrested over drone explosions in Venezuela

Six arrested over drone explosions in Venezuela

Venezuela's government said on Sunday that six people had been detained over drone explosions at an event attended by President Nicolas Maduro.

US denies involvement in Venezuela drone blast

US denies involvement in Venezuela drone blast

A senior White House official on Sunday denied the United States was behind a drone blast on Saturday during a military event where Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was speaking.

Maduro says he escaped 'assassination' attempt claimed by rebel group

Maduro says he escaped 'assassination' attempt claimed by rebel group

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was "more determined than ever" after he escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone as he gave a speech during a Caracas military parade.

Iran, Venezuela supply gap to dominate OPEC meet: IEA

Iran, Venezuela supply gap to dominate OPEC meet: IEA

An oil production shortfall in Iran and Venezuela may force OPEC and Russia to decide later this month to open their taps, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.

Venezuela releases US missionary Holt, says Trump

Venezuela releases US missionary Holt, says Trump

The Venezuelan government on Saturday released an American, Joshua Holt, whom it has held since 2016 on weapons charges, US President Donald Trump and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch announced separately on Twitter.

Venezuela arrests 15 military officials over vote: rights group

Venezuela arrests 15 military officials over vote: rights group

Venezuela arrested at least 15 military officials around the time of its widely criticized weekend presidential election, according to a local rights group, adding to scores already detained ...

G7 rejects Maduro's Venezuela election win

G7 rejects Maduro's Venezuela election win

The Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Wednesday rejected Venezuela's presidential election outcome, saying Nicolas Maduro's win lacks ‘legitimacy and credibility’ and calling for a new vote.

US will not recognize Venezuela election results

US will not recognize Venezuela election results

The United States will not recognize the result of Venezuela's presidential election which took place on Sunday, US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said.