Chaotic scenes at the "mother of all marches" in Venezuela where at least three people have reportedly died.
The Venezuelan president has described himself as a "promoter" of dialogue with the opposition. Opposition lawmakers have refused to endorse the talks without preconditions, saying "time for symbolic gestures" is over.
The German chancellor has not ruled out EU sanctions to stem the crisis, said a government spokesman. Caracas has accused several European countries of undermining "Venezuelan democracy and its institutions."
Venezuela's opposition parties have been weakened in the South American country's ongoing political crisis. DW examines the motley MUD coalition, its leaders and their political goals.
Thousands have demonstrated across Argentina demanding the government come clean over the disappearance of an activist for indigenous Mapuche rights in Patagonia. The case has stirred up memories of an autocratic past.
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