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Venezuela signed a debt restructuring deal with major creditor Russia on Wednesday, as ratings agencies declared Caracas 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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Jose Mourinho insists Manchester City are "lucky", and says his Manchester United side were denied a clear penalty in their 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford.
The winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on Sunday warned mankind's destruction is just one "impulsive tantrum away" as the United States and North Korea exchange warlike threats over the nation's nuclear tests.
The capital market operators on Sunday called on the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, to grant them single dealing license to access discount window.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday said that the total value of issuances in the Nigerian capital market amounted to N1.55 trillion in September.
Manchester United's defensive deficiencies gifted Pep Guardiola's Manchester City a 2-1 derby victory on Sunday that allowed them to establish a massive 11-point lead in the Premier League.
A police official defended a unit of the Nigeria Police Force that has been accused of human rights violations, saying many claims of brutality were unfounded and the country needed to be defended against violent crime.
Relations between Israel and Turkey took a bitter turn Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism, days after the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Some 9mobile MiFi subscribers on Monday expressed concern over the depletion of their data in addition to the rising costs of the data bundle.
A 22-year-old man, Jamiu Habeeb, who allegedly stole 10 shirts worth N8000 from a trader, Mohammed Isah, was on Friday in Lagos granted a N50,000 bail.
American singer John Mayer has been hospitalized for an emergency appendectomy, his representatives say.