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Venezuela: chaos and thuggery take the place of the pretty revolution

Hugo Chávez's dream world has become a nightmare of shot-down protesters, jailed oppositionists, economic meltdown and a brutal war waged against a defiant middle class<p>Hugo Chávez used to call it <i>la revolución bonita</i> (the pretty revolution), but the world looked at Venezuela last week and saw only …

Libya on edge as oil tensions rise | Germany

<b>Tripoli, Libya</b> <b>-</b> It's early evening and the outside tables are nearly empty at central Tripoli's Café Casa as fear spreads about mounting violence.<p>Normally the wooden tables and wicker chairs are full of patrons enjoying the café's famous hot chocolate topped with whipped cream, but nightly militia …

The business of death in Caracas – in pictures

The murder rate in the Venezuelan capital has shot up in recent years to become one of the world's worst. Carlos Garcia Rawlins from Reuters has documented the undertakers, tomb chisellers and florists in the business of death

Crimea events cause jitters in Poland

The events in Crimea are making some people in Poland anxious. Poland is sandwiched between the Ukraine to the southeast and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad to the north.<p>Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Warsaw.

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