Ecuador

Assange lawyer barred from questioning on alleged rape

A Swedish lawyer for Julian Assange said he was not allowed to be present during the questioning of the WikiLeaks founder over a rape allegation, as Swedish prosecutors completed a two-day...

Swedish prosecutor meets WikiLeaks' Julian Assange in London

A Swedish prosecutor visited the Ecuadorian embassy in London Monday to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange regarding allegations of rape and a less serious sexual offence, though the topic...

Sweden denies Assange temporary leave to attend funeral

A request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for temporary leave to attend a funeral for a close associate in London has been turned down, Swedish authorities said Friday.

Assange interview with Ecuadorean prosecutor postponed one month

A formal interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a suspected rape in 2010 has been postponed until November, Swedish and Ecuadorean authorities said Thursday.

Swedish court rejects Assange request to repeal arrest warrant

A Swedish appellate court Friday rejected a request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to repeal a detention order in relation to a suspected rape in 2010, an...

Sweden still waiting for Assange interview date

Swedish prosecutors said Wednesday they have yet to hear from Ecuador about a date when WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be interviewed regarding a suspected rape in 2010, an allegation he...

WikiLeaks founder's lawyer: Australia has not moved to help Assange

A lawyer and advisor to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said the Australian native's government has done nothing for Assange despite repeated calls for assistance to help the whistleblower out of...

Ecuador to allow questioning of Assange in London embassy

Sweden on Thursday welcomed a decision to allow Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, a spokeswoman said.

Two earthquakes hit Ecuador

Two earthquakes hit northern Ecuador in rapid succession late Sunday but there were no immediate reports of casualties, the state news agency Andes said.

Ecuador struck by two strong earthquakes

Two powerful earthquakes struck Wednesday in Ecuador, both measuring at magnitude 6.8.

Survivor, 72, pulled from rubble two weeks after Ecuador earthquake

A 72-year-old man was pulled from rubble in western Ecuador after being trapped for almost two weeks since the earthquake that killed nearly 650 people in the country, officials said Saturday.

Plane with 93 on board comes off runway in Ecuador

An airliner slid off the runway during bad weather in Ecaudor Thursday injuring two people slightly, media reports said.

UN calls for millions in donations to help Ecuador earthquake victims

The United Nations on Tuesday called on the world to support the victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck in Ecuador on April 16.

Ecuador earthquake toll rises to nearly 650

The earthquake death toll in Ecuador rose to 646 people on Saturday, with more than 12,500 injured and 130 still unaccounted for, the country's public prosecutor's office said.

Ecuador earthquake toll rises to 570

The earthquake death toll in Ecuador rose to 570 people Wednesday, with more than 7,000 injured and 163 still unaccounted for, the country's public prosecutor's office said.