Ecuador

6.0 earthquake strikes off coast of Ecuador

6.0 earthquake strikes off coast of Ecuador

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has struck near the coast of Ecuador.

Dec 03, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
  Ecuador foreign minister says UK wants a solution to Assange standoff

Ecuador foreign minister says UK wants a solution to Assange standoff

A British court issued an arrest warrant for Assange when he failed to surrender to the court on June 29, 2012, and the Metropolitan Police Service is compelled to execute that warrant, the London police said in May. 

Jun 23, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Assange set to stay in Ecuador embassy as leftist on verge of winning election

Assange set to stay in Ecuador embassy as leftist on verge of winning election

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange dodged an eviction order in Ecuador's Sunday election, after the right-wing candidate who had vowed to kick him out of the country's London embassy was set to narrowly lose a presidential election.

Apr 03, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Ecuador presidential election exit polls suggest leftist Lenin Moreno, ex-banker Guillermo Lasso neck-to-neck

Ecuador's conservative challenger Guillermo Lasso had 53.02 percent of votes versus 46.98 percent for leftist government-backed candidate Lenin Moreno, leading exit poll Cedatos showed on Sunday afternoon. 

Apr 03, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Ecuador decides its future, and maybe Assange's, in runoff

Ecuador votes Sunday in a presidential runoff that will decide whether it follows Latin America's recent shift to the right, and could seal the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Mar 31, 2017, 12:01 PM IST

Nineteen dead, 17 injured in Ecuador bus crash

At least 19 people died and 17 were injured when a school vehicle collided with a bus in southwestern Ecuador, the national security service said Saturday.

Jan 14, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

Sweden gets written report from Assange interview in London

An Ecuadorian prosecutor interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, overseen by a Swedish prosecutor and a police investigator.

Jan 05, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

Moderate quakes cause two deaths, injuries, damage in Ecuador

A series of moderate earthquakes rattled northwestern Ecuador, causing two deaths, injuring 20 people and damaging dozens of structures.schools.

Dec 20, 2016, 07:33 AM IST
Several strong earthquakes rattle coastal Ecuador leaving some areas without power

Several strong earthquakes rattle coastal Ecuador leaving some areas without power

Several strong earthquakes rattled Ecuador's northwestern coast in the pre-dawn hours of Monday, leaving some areas without power but with no reports of casualties.

Dec 19, 2016, 18:16 PM IST
2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil thrash Argentina 3-0, Uruguay defeat Ecuador to continue qualification march

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil thrash Argentina 3-0, Uruguay defeat Ecuador to continue qualification march

Brazil now have 24 points from 11 games, one clear of second-placed Uruguay who have 23 points.

Nov 11, 2016, 09:01 AM IST

Ecuador says it cut Assange internet over US election leaks

Ecuador said on Tuesday it had cut the internet access of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up at its London embassy, due to leaks by the anti-secrecy website that could impact the US election.

Oct 19, 2016, 05:35 AM IST
US denies it urged Ecuador to unplug Julian Assange`s Internet access

US denies it urged Ecuador to unplug Julian Assange`s Internet access

The United States on Tuesday denied charges from WikiLeaks that Washington asked Ecuador to cut the Internet connection of the website`s founder Julian Assange.

Oct 19, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

Ecuador`s Correa names successor for 2017 election

Ecuador`s ruling party on Saturday named Lenin Moreno -- who uses a wheelchair and has been a champion of the rights of people with disabilities -- as its candidate to succeed President Rafael Correa.

Oct 02, 2016, 03:19 AM IST

Ecuador says will let Sweden interview Assange in London

Ecuador has reached agreement to allow the Swedish government to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Quito said late Wednesday.

Aug 11, 2016, 13:08 PM IST
Ecuador says will let Sweden interview Julian Assange in London

Ecuador says will let Sweden interview Julian Assange in London

Prosecutors in Sweden want to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in connection a 2010 rape allegation against him.

Aug 11, 2016, 11:22 AM IST

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes Ecuador''s northwest coast, no deaths reported

A shallow earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck Ecuador`s northwest coast on Sunday, in the region of April`s deadly quake, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Jul 11, 2016, 10:14 AM IST

Ecuador starts deporting Cubans bent on getting to US

Ecuador on Saturday deported 29 undocumented Cubans who asked the government to transfer them to Mexico en route to the United States, the Interior Ministry said.

Jul 10, 2016, 06:50 AM IST
Peru survives Ecuador surge to earn 2-2 draw

Peru survives Ecuador surge to earn 2-2 draw

Peru held on for a draw and with four points are in second place in the group behind Brazil on goal difference.

Jun 09, 2016, 15:30 PM IST
Copa America: Brazil held by Ecuador to a goalless draw

Copa America: Brazil held by Ecuador to a goalless draw

Dunga's five-time World Cup winners face Haiti on Wednesday

Jun 05, 2016, 15:34 PM IST
Swedish court upholds Julian Assange arrest warrant

Swedish court upholds Julian Assange arrest warrant

A Swedish court upheld on Wednesday the arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

May 25, 2016, 15:57 PM IST