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Bitcoin will end a bubble – experts

Several international bankers have sounded a warning about the mega risks involved in embracing bitcoin, which this week soared to a new record high of more than $8,000. Six years ago, it traded for just one dollar.

Venezuela, in ‘selective default’, signs debt deal with Russia

Venezuela signed a debt restructuring deal with major creditor Russia on Wednesday, as ratings agencies declared Caracas in partial default.

Standard & Poor’s declares Venezuela in partial default

Standard & Poor’s declared Venezuela in “selective default” on Monday, after it failed to make $200 million in payments on its global bonds, becoming the first credit ratings agency to do so.

European Union slaps sanctions on crisis-hit Venezuela

The EU on Monday hit Venezuela with sanctions including an embargo on arms and equipment that could be used for political repression, stepping up the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as the crisis engulfing the Latin American state deepens.

Chile willing to grant asylum to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker

Chile is prepared to grant political asylum to a Venezuelan opposition lawmaker who sought refuge at its embassy in Caracas claiming that his safety was in danger, the foreign minister said Monday.

Venezuelans voting with their feet before Sunday’s poll

Many Venezuelans have already voted in Sunday's key regional elections -- with their feet, taking a one-way bus ticket out the country convinced the vote will change nothing.

Venezuela holds landmark vote as it seeks to end crisis

Venezuelans vote on Sunday in regional elections seen as a key test for both President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition alike after months of street protests that failed to unseat him.

Venezuela to sell oil in currencies other than dollar

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Friday his government will sell oil and other commodities in currencies other than the dollar, in a bid to weather US-imposed sanctions on the embattled country.

Will Lionel Messi miss 2018 World Cup?

Argentina’s poor run of results in the South American qualifiers has left everyone contemplating the unthinkable: a World Cup next summer without Lionel Messi.

Venezuela bars opposition activist from Europe trip

A prominent Venezuelan opposition activist has been barred from leaving the country for planned meetings with leaders of France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Venezuela holds military drills after US threat

Venezuela has kicked off two days of nationwide military drills seen as a deterrent against military intervention by the United States.

Vatican says “there’s possibility” of Pope Francis visiting Russia

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said on Tuesday that there was “positive momentum” behind the idea of Pope Francis visiting Russia, but suggested there was more work to be done if it were to happen.

Trump’s threat to Venezuela is aggression to Latin America – Don

A Cuban professor on international relations, Luis Suarez has said that the treats made by U.S. President Donald Trump about a “possible military option” in Venezuela, constitutes a “serious aggression” to Latin America and the Caribbean.

Venezuela military option possible – Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he is not ruling out a military option in dealing with the crisis in Venezuela.

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Man gets N50,000 bail for allegedly stealing N8000 shirts

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