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Germanwings plane crash, March 2015

Germanwings CEO gives provisional casualty data for each country: Germany: 72, Spain: 35, UK: 1, Netherlands: 1, Colombia: 1, Mexico: 1, Japan: 1, Denmark: 1, Israel: 1, Australia: 2, Argentina: 2, Iran: 2, Venezuela: 2, USA: 2 - live video

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Venezuela

Venezuelan parliament approves law giving President Nicolas Maduro power to legislate by decree for 9 months - @AP

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Venezuela

World Bank tribunal orders Venezuela to pay oil service company Tidewater approximately $46 million in compensation for seized vessels - @Reuters

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Venezuela political protests 2014

Opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro committed suicide in jail, Interior Minister says - @Reuters

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Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro seeks special powers from parliament in response to new US sanctions - @Reuters

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Cuba

Cuba says it gives its 'unconditional support' to Venezuela against US - @AFP

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Venezuela

'There's no direct effect from these sanctions' on Venezuelan energy sector, a senior US administration official says in conference call - @Reuters

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Venezuela

Venezuela foreign minister says response will be given 'soon' to US sanction measures - @Reuters

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Venezuela

White House spokesman: 'We are deeply concerned by the Venezuelan government's efforts to escalate intimidation of its political opponents' - @markknoller

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Venezuela

White House calls on Venezuela to release all political prisoners in executive order - @Reuters

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United States

President Obama's order puts sanctions on 7 Venezuelan officials, freezing their US assets, bans them from entering US - @Reuters

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Venezuela

White House says President Obama signs executive order declaring national emergency with respect to Venezuela - @Reuters

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United States

US says it will respond 'through diplomatic channels' to Venezuela's demands that US cut embassy staff numbers - @Reuters

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Venezuela

Venezuelan authorities have captured 'an American airplane pilot, who also has Latino roots,' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says - @cnnbrk

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Venezuela

In an apparent response to news that Venezuela plans to require visas for Americans traveling to the country, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., tweets: 'I've always wanted to travel to a corrupt country that is not a free democracy. And now Castro's lap dog won't let me!' - @MarioDB

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Venezuela

Venezuela imposes mandatory visas for Americans traveling to the country - @AFP

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San Cristobal, Tachira, VE

Photo: Protesters in San Cristobal, Venezuela, march a day after a teen was killed in an anti-government demonstration - @galeano_27

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San Cristobal, Tachira, VE

Protests continue in San Cristobal, Venezuela, a day after a policeman shot dead a teenager during an anti-government demonstration - @Reuters

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San Cristobal, Tachira, VE

14-year-old killed during anti-government protests in San Cristobal, Venezuela - @Reuters

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Venezuelan unrest 2015

Caracas opposition mayor Antonio Ledezma has been moved to Venezuela's infamous Ramo Verde military prison, his wife says; 'Antonio sends a message of unity and solidarity,' wife says - @Alcaldeledezma

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