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Seated beneath a portrait of late President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with his cabinet at the Miraflores presidential palace on Friday, November 29. - AP The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight ... (more)
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New York, Dec 5 : Diwali and Kumbh Mela have featured on an American news website's list of must attend festivals across the globe.
FIFA says tickets for the final and the opening match of the 2014 World Cup will not be available to fans when a new sales phase opens after Friday's draw in Brazil.
A group of creditors that own about 95 percent of the debt, which matures in 2015, may waive the $11.6 million payment under certain conditions, said two of the sources, who declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the issue.
Nationwide local polls this weekend are President Nicolas Maduro 's first electoral test since taking power and will show what Venezuelans think of his socialist government's radical response to deepening economic problems.
The special January/February 2014 double issue is the 60th anniversary issue and the supermodel has posed for an 18-page spread shot by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott .
A homeless man in Brazil has been sentenced to five years in jail for his role in riots in Rio de Janeiro earlier this year.
Rio de Janeiro - Criminal gangs made up of corrupt ex-cops tripled their presence in Rio de Janeiro's shantytowns between 2005 and 2010, according to a study released in Brazil Wednesday.
A sit-in by police seeking pay raises in Argentina's second-largest city prompted hours of looting, robberies, injuries and vigilante mobs trying to protect their neighbourhoods before the provincial government agreed to the officers' demands and peace returned to the streets Wednesday.
A golf cart drives towards a tent erected to host the World Cup draw at the Brazilian beach resort of Costa do Sauipe, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2013.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that setting a timeline on his government's negotiations with the guerilla group FARC would be "counter-productive."
Twelve jurors and three alternates have been picked to hear the Justice Department's case against a former BP drilling engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's... Twelve jurors and three alternates have been picked to hear the Justice Department's case against a former BP drilling engineer charged with ... (more)
The headquarters of OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, the cash-strapped Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, is pictured in downtown Rio de Janeiro SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO - OGX PetrA3leo e Gas ParticipaA A es SA and its creditors are close to a deal to transform some of OGX's $5.1 billion debt into stock, ... (more)
Image Caption: This image shows the beautiful body pattern of the new species G. spectabilis Erwin.
Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel laureate in economics, told a German magazine sharp rises in equity and property prices may signal a dangerous financial bubble, which could have an extremely bad end.