Hit by U.S. and European Union sanctions, and ostracized as a dictator by Western powers for his brutal suppression of the opposition - many of whose leaders are in jail or exiled - Maduro has recently reached out to Washington's foes in a bid to raise investment.
On his first official visit to Venezuela, the Turkish leader blasted sanctions imposed on Maduro and many of his top officials by the United States, with which his government also has tense relations.
The US has accused Venezuela's government of violating human rights and triggering an economic meltdown.
Maduro has repeatedly blamed a US-led economic war for the crisis, saying Washington is plotting to topple his government.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday his country has the right to export gold and sanctions interfering with that are wrong, a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at curbing Venezuelan gold exports.
Earlier, Erdogan laid a wreath at the tomb of Venezuela's founding father Simon Bolivar, and Maduro also presented him with a replica of the revolutionary leader's sword.
If the whole video had been about that, I'd have been okay with it - but I get it, that's not what Rewind is generally about. At time of publication, the video has a staggering 2.2 million dislikes-more than double the 1 million likes it's garnered.
Navy ships routinely sail in and out of the Black Sea, and under global rules are only allowed to stay in the waters for 21 days. Such flights occur outside the schedule of normal, planned operations when unusual situations arise.
The host also sang about Goldblum being "a silver fox with black thick-rimmed glasses" and his skill of playing jazz on piano. On Wednesday night's episode of the late night talkshow, Corden teamed with Goldblum to parody Grande's latest hit.
She did not speak as she left the courthouse amid a mad media scramble and got into a black Escalade with darkened windows. She was due to appear in court for an arraignment on Monday but missed it because she was in Miami filming a music video.
The 37-year-old Rwigara, who had denounced the charges as politically motivated, had faced 22 years in prison if convicted. The acquittal of Diane Rwigara and her mother Adeline could be seen a significant step in Rwanda's democracy.
After working with debutante actress Sara Ali khan in Kedarnath , actor Tarun Gahlot seems to be in awe of her. She said instead of banning the entire movie, it's advisable to remove the objectionable scenes from it.
The White House said a state funeral would be held on Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. They'll then go back to Joint Base Andrews, with a destination set for Texas, the news release said.
Shares of Cronos surged as much as 33 per cent to $18.56 on the Toronto Stock Exchange from its $13.98 closing price on Thursday. Altria is in talks to acquire a stake in e-cigarette start-up Juul Labs Inc., according to reports by US media outlets.
TMZ notes that Felder and the woman got into an argument the night before, resulting in him choking her and leaving visible marks. The Raptors have chose to part ways with third-year guard Kay Felder , who was recently charged with domestic violence.
Man who drove into crowd convicted of first-degree murder
The far-right rally in August 2017 had been organized in part to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. When his mother pleaded with him to be careful, he replied: "we're not the one (sic) who need to be careful".
Revisions eyed for rushed Australia encryption law
Australia may not be one of Apple's biggest markets, but that doesn't mean that this new law might not cause problems. It differs from laws in China, Russia and Turkey, where services offering end-to-end encryption are banned.