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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.
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.
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.
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's Supreme Court has ordered the removal and imprisonment of a Caracas-area mayor for not obeying orders to shut down protests in his district.
The United Nations has criticised Venezuela's "widespread and systematic use of excessive force and arbitrary detentions" against protesters, amid worsening tensions and fresh moves against the opposition.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s attempt to rewrite the constitution and oust the country’s attorney general have “further weakened the prospects for a peaceful return to the democratic order,” the EU charged on Tuesday.
Venezuela's contested new assembly fired the country's dissident attorney general, Luisa Ortega, on Saturday and ordered her to go on trial in a move sure to further inflame international criticism of the leftist government.
Security forces have surrounded the entrance to Venezuela's chief prosecutor office, a day after the government inaugurated a new legislative body that she said was fraudulently elected.
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This is even as the apex bank sustained its intervention in the various sectors of the inter-bank foreign exchange market with the injection of $545m.
Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, the President of Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), says consistent evacuation of dollars illegally from Nigeria to Dubai is a threat to stability of the naira.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released another timetable for the recall of Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of its nationwide strike.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has called for an additional state in the South East zone to check current agitation in the zone.
Iraqi forces attacked a desert outpost of the Islamic State group near the Syrian border Saturday in preparation for a drive up the Euphrates Valley towards the frontier, commanders said.
Spain's public prosecutor on Wednesday ordered a criminal probe of over 700 Catalan mayors who are cooperating with an October 1 independence referendum deemed illegal by Madrid.
Real Madrid youngster Marco Asensio missed the club's opening Champions League group game against APOEL Nicosia with an infected pimple.
Manchester United cannot be considered among the top band of teams in the Champions League, manager Jose Mourinho insisted after his side brushed aside Basel 3-0 on their competition return.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu have congratulated Nigeria senior men’s basketball team D’Tigers for qualifying for the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket final.