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Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, dressed in white and holding up a flower stem, is taken into custody by Bolivarian National Guards, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014. Lopez re-emerged from days of hiding to address an anti-government demonstration and then he turned himself in to authorities Tuesday. Speaking to some 5,000 supporters with a megaphone, Lopez said that he doesn't fear going to jail to defend his beliefs and constitutional right to peacefully protest against President Nicolas Maduro.
2014 Venezuela protests   Leopoldo Lopez   Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 Venezuelan protests
 Independent online (SA) 
Venezuela opposition leader on trial
Caracas - Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez went on trial in Venezuela on Wednesday, accused of masterminding anti-government protests that turned violent and left 43 people dead. Days after the... (photo: AP / Alejandro Cegarra)
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, sits next to China's President Xi Jinping during the signing of several cooperation agreements between the two nations, at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 21, 2014.
China   Oil Deal   Photos   Venezuela   Wikipedia: Energy policy of Venezuela
 BBC News 
China's President Xi Jinping signs Venezuela oil deal
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed a series of oil and mineral deals with Venezuela. They include a $4bn (£2.34bn) credit line in return for Venezuelan crude and other products. The agreements... (photo: AP / Fernando Llano)
File - Workers on an oil field in Zakho, Iraqi Kurdistan.  The Independent 
Iraq crisis: Kurds pin hopes on an oil-rich future
Iraqi Kurds have already governed their territory, a land of wheat fields and rugged mountains that extends from Iraq's northern and western border with Turkey to the Iranian border in the east, for... (photo: WN / Jamal Penjweny)
Al Qaida   Iraq Conflict   Kurdish Independence   Photos   Wikipedia: Iraqi Kurdistan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, delivers a speech during an annual rally commemorating anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, at the Azadi 'Freedom' Square in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. Rouhani on Tuesday called for "fair and constructive" nuclear talks with world powers as the nation marked the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution with massive rallies, complete with anti-American and anti-Israeli chants. Tuesday marks the 35th anniversary of the revolution that toppled the pro-U.S. Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and brought Islamists to power.  Swissinfo 
Iran's Rouhani says ready to aid Iraq, nuke deal by July 20 possible
Energy Reuters Image Caption: Rouhani addresses the audience during a meeting in Ankara (reuters tickers) June 14, 2014 - 08:06 ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran stands ready to provide help to Iraq's... (photo: AP / Vahid Salemi)
Iran   Iraq Crisis   Photos   Sunni Insurgent   Wikipedia: Hassan Rouhani
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Ukraine's new President Petro Poroshenko waves after the inauguration ceremony at parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Swissinfo
Poroshenko promises united Ukraine and no compromise on Crimea
Ukraine crisis Reuters Image Caption: Poroshenko walks past the honour guard as he arrives for his inauguration ceremony as Ukraine's new president in Kiev (reuters... (photo: AP / Volodymyr Strumkovsky)
Crimea Referendum   Human Rights   Photos   Ukraine Crisis   Wikipedia: Petro Poroshenko
South Korea's president-elected Park Geun-Hye waves as she arrives to give her victory speech on a stage in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. National Public Radio
South Korea's President Will Disband Its Coast Guard
Apologizing for a rescue operation that saved only a fraction of the passengers on a ferry that sank last month, South Korea's president said she plans to dismantle the... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
Park Geun-Hye   Photos   Seoul   Sinking of the MV Sewol
Relatives of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry after listening to a TV news program reporting the names of the victims found dead, at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. CNN
South Korea ferry disaster: Families protest over rescue operation
April 20, 2014 -- Updated 0819 GMT (1619 HKT) Relatives of passengers missing from the sunken ferry scuffle with police as they try to leave Jindo. Seoul (CNN) -- Angry... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
Photos   Protest   SKorea   Sunken Ferry   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing
Opposition leader Enrique Capriles, second from left, listens to Aldo Giordano Independent online (SA)
Maduro and Capriles talk for six hours
Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro cautioned opposition leaders to keep their expectations modest on Thursday as he hosted them for mediated talks intended to... (photo: AP / Fernando Llano)
2014 Venezuela protests   Henrique Capriles   Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Venezuela Crisis Talks   Wikipedia: 2014 Venezuelan protests
Supporters attend the closing rally of Venezuela's acting President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday April 11, 2013. New Straits/Business Times
Venezuela's Maduro and opposition talk as death toll hits 40
CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hosted opposition leaders on Thursday at the start of mediated talks intended to stem two months of political unrest that has... (photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos)
2014 Venezuela protests   Henrique Capriles   Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Venezuela Crisis Talks   Wikipedia: 2014 Venezuelan protests
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, and his wife First Lady Celia Flores wave to supporters during a rally with elderly people in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Maduro has been scrambling to squash an increasingly militant opposition movement after two weeks of anti-government protests against crime and inflation. The Himalayan
Venezuela's Maduro‚ opposition to talk‚ unrest death toll hits 40
Added At: 2014-04-11 8:00 AM Last Updated At: 2014-04-11 8:00 AM The Himalayan Times - Saved Articles(s) The headlines has been added... (photo: AP / Rodrigo Abd)
Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Politics   Venezuela   Wikipedia: Nicolás Maduro
Hot sauce, or chilli sauce  refers to any spicy sauce made from chilli peppers and other ingredients. Business Insider
What It's Like To Eat The World's Hottest Chile Pepper
The Carolina Reaper, one of the world's hottest chile peppers. It took me 21.85 seconds to consume three Carolina Reapers, the world’s hottest chiles. And it... (photo: WN / Priya Dashini)
Carolina   Chile   Food   Guinness   Photos   Wikipedia: Chili pepper
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, President Barack Obama and Pope Benedict XVI, are photographed as they meet at the Vatican, Friday, July 10, 2009. CNN
The President, the Pope and politics
updated 4:15 PM EDT, Wed March 26, 2014 (CNN) -- When President Barack Obama and Pope Francis meet for the first time on Thursday, the Vatican tete-a-tete will provide an... (photo: AP / L'Osservatore Romano, ho)
Photos   Politics   Pope Francis   Religion v. Politics   United States - Vatican   Wikipedia: Holy See–United States relations
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