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World 16 Aug 2017 | 11:34 AM

Venezuelan protesting violinist released by authorities

CARACAS (Reuters) - A young violin player who became a symbol of anti-government protests in Venezuela was released on Tuesday after three weeks in detention, according to the country's chief prosecutor.

World 13 Aug 2017 | 11:18 PM

After criticism, White House says Trump condemns KKK, neo-Nazis

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's remarks condemning violence at a white nationalist rally were meant to include the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi groups, the White House said on Sunday, a day after he was criticized across the political spectrum for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists.

World 10 Aug 2017 | 1:23 PM

Peru fears Venezuela headed towards civil war - foreign minister

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru fears Venezuela may be headed towards civil war as a political crisis deepens and its economy implodes under the rule of socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Peru's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday.

World 02 Aug 2017 | 12:34 PM

Exclusive - Venezuelan vote data casts doubt on turnout at Sunday poll

CARACAS (Reuters) - Only 3.7 million people had voted by 5.30 p.m. in Venezuela's controversial Constitutional Assembly election on Sunday, according to internal electoral council data reviewed by Reuters, casting doubt on the 8.1 million people authorities said had voted that day.

World 23 Jul 2017 | 8:16 PM

Arab League chief says Israel 'playing with fire' over Jerusalem

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Arab League has warned Israel is "playing with fire" over the "red line" of Jerusalem and its foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday over Israeli-Palestinian violence, according to statements on Sunday.

World 19 Jul 2017 | 10:04 PM

South Sudan peace hopes fade as war fragments, alliances shift

JUBA (Reuters) - When rebel leader Riek Machar fled the South Sudanese capital Juba last year, General Saki James Palaoko helped him escape government air strikes, evade the national army and slip into neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

World 14 Jul 2017 | 9:13 AM

Fugitive Venezuela police pilot pops up at opposition vigil

CARACAS (Reuters) - A rogue Venezuelan police pilot wanted for lobbing grenades and shooting at government buildings appeared briefly at an opposition vigil on Thursday night in a surreal twist to the crisis-worn country’s political drama.

Economy 23 Jun 2017 | 10:59 PM

Brexit forever or Brexit never?

LONDON: In the year since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the future of Brexit has been thrown into question by Prime Minister Theresa May's failed gamble on a snap general election

World 03 May 2017 | 8:35 PM

Slamming Venezuela's once-fashionable 'Chavismo,' stars cheer protest

CARACAS (Reuters) - Covering his mouth with a rag, Latin pop star Nacho choked on tear gas at an anti-government protest last month. Mexican actress Salma Hayek praised the protesters' courage. Venezuelan soccer star Salomon Rondon called them "heroes."

Cricket 29 Mar 2017 | 5:13 PM

Cricket - Good cricket mixed with bad blood makes for fine series

DHARAMSALA, India (Reuters) - As India celebrate the return of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy from previous holders Australia, the overriding consensus is that the hosts maintained order between the sport's top two test sides in a series that had everything.