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Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012.

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

He became an Ecuadorean citizen on December 12 in an unsuccessful attempt by Ecuador to provide him with diplomatic immunity.

Ecuador cuts Julian Assange's internet access -WikiLeaks

And Ecuador's government acknowledged on Tuesday it had partly restricted internet access for Assange.
October 19, 2016 | 09:37 am GMT+7

Six weeks after quake, Ecuador still in clean up mode

Clean up continues in Ecuador six weeks after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the South American country.
May 30, 2016 | 10:02 am GMT+7

Ecuador hit by 6.7 earthquake; president says no damage

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Ecuador's coast early on Wednesday in the same zone where a 7.8 tremor killed more than 650 people last month.
May 18, 2016 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Death toll from Ecuador earthquake surpasses 650

The death toll from Ecuador's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake last week has risen to 654 people, the country's emergency management authority said on Saturday.
April 24, 2016 | 08:55 am GMT+7

World Bank to lend Ecuador $150 mln to speed aid to quake victims

The World Bank said on Friday it would lend Ecuador $150 million to speed up assistance to victims of last week's major earthquake that devastated large areas of the country's northern coast.
April 23, 2016 | 09:13 am GMT+7

Quakes magnitude over 6.0 strike off Japan and Ecuador on Wednesday

Another earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck off northeastern Japan on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. On the same day, a 6.2 earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador just days after a bigger quake battered the area and killed 525 people.
April 21, 2016 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Another quake, magnitude 6.2, strikes off Ecuador coast

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, just days after a major quake hit the country killing nearly 500 people.
April 20, 2016 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Ecuador counts over 413 quake deaths, U.S. to deploy disaster experts to help

Touring a city ravaged by the earthquake that killed at least 413 people, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Monday contemplated a rebuilding costing billions of dollars and a potentially "huge" impact on the fragile OPEC economy.
April 19, 2016 | 08:46 am GMT+7

A frantic search for survivors after Ecuador quake

Ecuadorians are camped out across the country as rescuers continue to dig through the rubble from Saturday's 7.8-magnitude earthquake.
April 19, 2016 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Death toll rises to 272 after Ecuador earthquake

Search and rescue continues after Ecuador earthquake kills more than 270 people. Rescuers pump oxygen into an earthquake victim in Pedernales, Ecuador.The death toll from Saturday's massive quake rose to at least 272 with more than 2000 injured.Buildings and homes in this coastal town, near the epicenter, were reduced to rubble.Rescuers work to remove large chunks of debris hoping to find those still trapped.Some of the victims were brought here to the town's still-intact stadium where members of the Ecuadorean Red Cross are treating the injured.It's also where bodies are being stored.Ecuador's President Rafael Correa said the priority was saving lives.An affectionate hug in solidarity to families who've lost loved ones, he said. The priority is to save human lives. The country is in a state of emergency.The government called it the country's worst quake since 1979. In that disaster, 600 people were killed and 20,000 injured, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
April 18, 2016 | 07:13 pm GMT+7

Passersby pull out car smashed by Ecuador bridge

Bystanders in Ecuador help emergency workers pull out a car from under a collapsed bridge in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake. A car is under this bridge following Ecuador's deadly earthquake. Bystanders and emergency workers are pulling it out. One person has died in the bridge collapse. The death toll for the 7.8-magnitude quake, Ecuador's strongest in decades, is at 77 and climbing.
April 17, 2016 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Update- Death toll from Ecuador earthquake rises to 233 - President Correa

A powerful earthquake killed at least 233 people, injured hundreds more, ravaged coastal towns and sent residents fleeing for higher ground in Ecuador on Saturday night.
April 17, 2016 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

Powerful 7.8 earthquake rocks Ecuador, killing at least 41

Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades, a 7.8 magnitude tremor, struck off the Pacific coast on Saturday, killing at least 41 people and causing damage near the epicenter as well as in the largest city of Guayaquil.
April 17, 2016 | 09:31 am GMT+7
 
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