- Ecuador president fires military chiefs via Twitter Updated: Feb-05-16 5:13 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - President Rafael Correa says he has fired Ecuador's military high command for refusing to pay back to the state $41 million from an overvalued land deal.
- Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire Updated: Feb-05-16 2:05 pm
LONDON - It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse Julian Assange of sexual misconduct.
- The Latest: Assange hails 'victory' from embassy balcony Updated: Feb-05-16 12:06 pm
GENEVA - The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):
- Chronicle of Julian Assange's battle against extradition Updated: Feb-05-16 9:58 am
LONDON - Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has been fighting to avoid extradition to Sweden, which wants to question him about allegations of rape. He has spent more than three years inside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to avoid being sent to Sweden and possibly forced to go to the United States to face charges there. A United Nations panel said Friday that he has been unlawfully detained by Swedish and British authorities. Here are key events in the Assange saga:
- Brazil's Bellucci reaches quarterfinals in Ecuador Updated: Feb-03-16 4:05 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - Third-seeded Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil defeated Albert Montanes of Spain 6-2, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the Ecuador Open on Wednesday.
- In face of Zika virus, women ponder abortion, childlessness Updated: Jan-28-16 7:18 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Maria Erlinda Guzman desperately wants a baby, and has been undergoing fertility treatments at El Salvador's largest women's hospital. But now, she fears her dream of motherhood may be dashed by Zika.
- Swedish prosecutors say no deal yet on Assange interrogation Updated: Jan-21-16 9:12 am
STOCKHOLM - Swedish prosecutors have cast doubt on Ecuador's assertion that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be questioned imminently at its embassy in London.
- Ecuador's president says questioning of Assange imminent Updated: Jan-20-16 5:51 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be questioned shortly at Ecuador's embassy in London, the president of the South American country said Wednesday.