Couple were gunned down in front of their five-year old daughter in failed robbery attempt.
IBTimes UK recalls the lives and achievements of those who died in 2013.
Beauties from Austria, Thailand and Korea also win in various categories.
Venezuela gears up for vital municipal elections seen as a test of president Nicolas Maduro's popularity.
Power cut in middle of televised presidential address blacks out much of the country.
Miss Universe 2013, Maria Gabriela Isler of Venezuela, was a stunner at the 14th Latin Grammy Awards.
Socialist president can rule without consulting national assembly.
Nicolás Maduro's government seizes stores to sell goods at lower prices to people.
Gabriella Isler's win gives Venezuela seventh Miss Universe title.
What we didn't know about the 62nd Miss Universe.
Repsol targets crude oil output of 100,000 bpd by 2022.
The Miss World 2013 contestants have been learning a traditional Indonesian dance that they will perform on the pageant's final day.
The Russian parliament has invited NSA whistleblower Snowden to share more details about the alleged spying activities on Russian citizens by the US.
NSA Prism whistleblower likely to seek political asylum in Havana or Caracas.
Chavez's heir Maduro secures narrow win over Henrique Capriles with 50.7% of vote.
Acting president Nicolas Maduro to face Henrique Capriles in fresh presidential election following Hugo Chavez's death.
Maduro pledges loyalty to Hugo Chavez and appoints late leader's son-in-law Jorge Arreaza as vice-president.
Chavez's body to be embalmed and kept on permanent display in museum.
Iranian president making common cause with Latin American nations after nuclear sanctions.
Hugo Chavez, known for bringing down poverty and raising living standards, was also an autocrat.
Vice-president Nicolas Maduro becomes interim leader after Chavez loses battle with cancer.
Venezuela devalues its currency for the fifth time in a decade, boosting oil revenue and inflation.
The president is battling an infection following surgery.
Hugo Chavez to take oath in Supreme Court at a later date.
Venezuelan officials tell Turkish daily about Assad's letter seeking asylum.
For the first time, Hugo Chavez hints at Vice-President Nicolas Maduro as his successor.
Chavez wins poll with 54.42% - almost 10% more than opponent Henrique Capriles.
Hugo Chavez and opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles locked in bitter poll battle.
As oil-rich Venezuela goes to the polls to elect a new president, violence remains a major worry.
Venezuelan president demands investigation into explosion at world's second largest refinery complex.