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World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 3, 2013
A power outage briefly darkened Venezuela's capital and other parts of the country Monday night in what President Nicolas Maduro said appeared to have been an act of sabotage against his socialist government.
Offbeat | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
It's Sunday morning. The sun is barely up, and already there are long lines outside a large state-run supermarket next to a hillside Caracas slum.
Friday November 22, 2013
India is preparing to lobby major trading partners including Japan, Iraq and Venezuela to accept rupee payments for some of their exports, one of a series of moves to stabilise the volatile currency and make it more globally acceptable.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 10, 2013
Newly crowned Miss Universe, Gabriela Isler of Venezuela, took up her duties in Moscow, twirling in a jewel-studded swimming costume valued at $1 million.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 10, 2013
Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler was crowned Miss Universe 2013 on Saturday. The second place went to Miss Spain Patricia Yurena Rodriguez and third to Miss Ecuador Constanza Baez.
World | Associated Press | Sunday November 10, 2013
A 25-year-old Venezuelan who appears on TV in her country and is an accomplished flamenco dancer is the new Miss Universe.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 7, 2013
Venezuela shot down a small Mexican-registered airplane in its southwest, the Caracas government said, without providing a reason for taking the action or information about possible casualties.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 12, 2013
The son of a provincial Venezuelan journalist says members of the national investigative police showed up at his father's radio station and arrested him 10 minutes after he complained on the air that they were driving around in luxury cars.
Thursday October 10, 2013
ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA for cooperation in oil-rich Faja area of the Latin American nation.
Thursday October 10, 2013
Separately, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp also signed a preliminary agreement with PDVSA to join exploration efforts in the oil-rich Faja area of Venezuela, the Indian firm said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 26, 2013
Syria is committed to the convention against chemical weapons it signed under a US-Russian deal and sees "no obstacles" to its implementation, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview broadcast today.
Tuesday September 24, 2013
OVL, which has 11 per cent stake in the project that will produce 400,000 barrels per day of oil (20 million tonnes) in four years, is looking at buying a similar stake that Malaysia's Petronas has decided to give up in the project.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 23, 2013
Venezuela's interior minister says two National Guard sergeants and one lieutenant have been arrested for alleged involvement in the smuggling of 1.4 metric tons of cocaine to Paris on an Air France flight in three dozen suitcases.
Tuesday September 10, 2013
ONGC may not want to up its share as it is already seeking to raise debt to fund recent acquisitions in Mozambique, one of the sources said. Another source said Oil and Natural Gas Corp is studying the possibility of buying Petronas' stake.
Associated Press | Saturday September 7, 2013
Eduardo Vargas scored the opener in the 10th minute and Marcus Gonzalez doubled the hosts' advantage in the 30th before Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal sealed the result in the 85th.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 6, 2013
Under the rich Venezuelan soil, palaeontologists have found treasures rivalling the bountiful oil: a giant armadillo the size of a Volkswagen, a crocodile bigger than a bus and a sabre-toothed tiger.
Tuesday September 3, 2013
RIL currently imports about 300,000 barrels per day of oil from Venezuela for processing at its twin refineries at Jamangar in Gujarat. It now wants to increase these volumes, possibly to 400,000 bpd.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 12, 2013
A lightning bolt ignited fuel at an oil refinery east of Caracas on Sunday, sending giant columns of black smoke into the sky and forcing hundreds to evacuate.
World | Associated Press | Saturday August 10, 2013
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is known for his devotion to late leader Hugo Chavez and now he acknowledges that he sometimes sleeps in the mausoleum where his mentor's remains are kept.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 7, 2013
The US fugitive Edward Snowden has acquired registration at an address in Russia and his father, lawyer and friends are in the process of obtaining Russian visas, his lawyer said Tuesday.