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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Feb 14, 2019, 09:13 AM(IST)

File photo of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro. Photograph:( Reuters )

Story highlights

Maduro accuses the United States of using the blocked aid shipments as pretext for an invasion.

Maduro making terrible mistake by not allowing aid to enter Venezuela: Trump

The US aid, sitting on the Colombian side of the border with Venezuela, has become the latest flashpoint in the US-led push to topple Maduro.

India, Sweden sign key pacts on technology, manufacturing

The pact will provide a facilitating framework for greater cooperation on the high end and cutting edge technology and manufacturing.

'Gully Boy' quick review: You don't have to be a fan of hip-hop to like this film

'Gully Boy' is the story of an honest, diligent Murad who may share a cube-like home with his large family in Dharavi but who also harbours dreams of becoming the next big thing in hip-hop. 

Pak, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka in European Commission blacklist for terror financing, money laundering

The European Commission had added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering.

Champions League: Real Madrid edge out Ajax as Asensio scores late winner

Karim Benzema swept holders Real into the lead in the second half, before Hakim Ziyech scored a deserved equaliser for an energetic Ajax.

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