Cancelled Nithyananda's passport, rejected his application for fresh one: Ministry of External Affairs

Declining to comment on Nithyananda's proclaiming a 'Hindu homeland Kailaasa', MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that when the ministry was informed about the various cases which the self-styled godman was linked to, they cancelled his passport.

Dec 06, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

Seven dead, more than 1000 injured in mass protests against abolition of fuel subsidies in Ecuador

A total of 1,152 people were detained, seven were killed, 1,340 were injured. Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno had on Saturday placed the national capital under curfew and military control following several days of mass protests against his decree cancelling fuel subsidies.

Oct 14, 2019, 06:49 AM IST

Ecuador-Japan draw gives Paraguay ticket to Copa America quarter-finals

The Japanese were the first to score thanks to a goal by Shoya Nakajima in the 15th minute, although Angel Mena leveled the score for Ecuador in the 35th minute. 

Jun 26, 2019, 19:09 PM IST

WikiLeaks: After years of giving refuge, Ecuador suspends Julian Assange's citizenship

Ecuador has suspended Julian Assange`s citizenship and accused him and people connected to his WikiLeaks group of collaborating in attempts to destabilise the Andean nation`s government, after years of offering him shelter.

Apr 13, 2019, 05:18 AM IST

After years of giving refuge, Ecuador suspends WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's citizenship

Assange`s Ecuadorean citizenship was suspended on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Jose Valencia told reporters. 

Apr 13, 2019, 00:16 AM IST

Ecuador votes bar on unlimited re-election of President

Ecuadorans on Sunday voted to bar unlimited re-election for their presidents in a blow to ex-leader Rafael Correa who had been eyeing a comeback in 2021.

Feb 05, 2018, 07:11 AM IST

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Julian Assange has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years

Jan 11, 2018, 22:25 PM IST

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

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

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 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

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

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