Venezuelan authorities said Sunday that they have detained six people allegedly connected to what President Nicolás Maduro claimed was an assassination attempt, and what other leaders have deemed a terrorist attack.
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Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro survives what he calls an assassination attempt involving explosive drones while speaking at a military event in Caracas. Eight people are injured. 2018-08-4 (Context: Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela President, assassination attempt)
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The United States sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over the controversial Constitutional Assembly election which critics say is an attempt to establish a dictatorship. 2017-07-31 (Context: Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela President)