Ecuador

  • Belgium face Colombia in a friendly 13-11-2013 11:28 PM

    Belgium and Colombia are not usually considered heavyweights in world football yet their meeting on Thursday is arguably the most attractive of the friendlies being played this week. Both teams qualified for the World Cup in style, sit proudly in the top five of the FIFA world rankings and will...
  • Davis Cup: Switzerland beat Ecuador 3-0 14-09-2013 11:26 PM

    Neuchatel, Switzerland: Switzerland retained their Davis Cup world group status on Saturday, winning the doubles rubber against Ecuador to take a decisive 3-0 lead in their relegation playoff. Stanislas Wawrinka and Michael Lammer completed a 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 6-4 victory against Emilio Gomez and Roberto Quiroz on an...
  • Ecuador striker Christian Benitez dies in Qatar 29-07-2013 10:07 PM

    Doha, Qatar: Ecuador striker Christian Benitez died on Monday, a day after playing in a match for Qatari club El Jaish, the team said. The club said the 27-year-old Benitez, who moved from Mexican club America to play in Qatar this year, died on Monday but provided no further details....
  • Snowden violated US norms by making classified documents public: Nancy Powell 01-07-2013 04:01 PM

    US Ambassador Nancy Powell tells CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar Edward Snowden violated US norms by making classified documents public. Snowden is still waiting for asylum to Ecuador even as the US has charged him with espionage. ...
  • Snowden's fate is in the hands of Russia: Ecuador 01-07-2013 01:43 AM

    Portoviejo: Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Sunday the fate of former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden is in the hands of the authorities in Russia, where he is holed up in hope of obtaining asylum in the South American nation. Correa said his government cannot begin considering asylum for...
  • Ecuador denies temporary travel documet to Edward Snowden 27-06-2013 03:20 PM

    Ecuador denies giving Edward Snowden a temporary travel document, even as Russia continues to defy the United States, refusing to hand over the whistleblower, who's somewhere in Moscow airport's transit zone. Snowden is facing charges of espionage in the US. ...
  • Ecuador says decision on Snowden's asylum could take months 27-06-2013 06:55 AM

    Moscow: A former US spy agency contractor facing charges of espionage remained in hiding at a Moscow airport on Wednesday while the prospect grew of a protracted wrangle over his fate. Ecuador, where Edward Snowden has requested asylum, said a decision could take months and asked Washington to argue its...
  • No sign of Snowden on flight to Cuba for which he was booked 24-06-2013 05:14 PM

    Moscow: A plane took off from Moscow on Monday headed for Cuba, but the seat booked by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was empty and there was no sign of him elsewhere on board. An Aeroflot representative who wouldn't give her name told The Associated Press that Snowden wasn't...
  • Podolski scores as Germany beat Ecuador 4-2 30-05-2013 12:52 PM

    Florida: Lukas Podolski scored after only 10 seconds to help Germany to a 4-2 victory over Ecuador in a friendly on Wednesday. Podolski and Lars Bender scored two goals each inside the opening 24 minutes as Germany quickly overwhelmed the Ecuador defense in the match at FAU Stadium. Ecuador pulled...
  • Ecuador says UK violating human rights of Julian Assange 29-05-2013 07:13 AM

    Quito: Ecuador's foreign minister on Tuesday accused the British government of trampling on the human rights of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange by refusing to allow him to travel to Ecuador, which granted him political asylum almost a year ago. Assange, 41, took refuge in Ecuador's tiny embassy in London June...
  • Ecuador officials reject donkey as candidate 24-11-2012 09:38 AM

    Quito: The demand of dozens of citizens has been denied in the Ecuadorean city of Guayaquil: There will be no jackass running for the legislature. At least 40 people paraded their candidate through the city's streets to the electoral council offices. Mr Burro even wore a tie. Officials, however, refused...
  • 300 flee as Ecuador volcano hurls out huge rocks 30-04-2011 09:14 AM

    Quito, Ecuador: Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano hurled truck-sized pyroclastic boulders more than a mile in a powerful eruption that prompted at least 300 people to flee their homes, authorities said. Schools were closed for a third straight day on Friday as ash showered down on a dozen towns in the sparsely...
  • Bus falls into a ravine in Ecuador, 35 killed 25-12-2010 09:15 AM

    Quito (Ecuador): Rescue workers say a bus ran off a foggy, rainy mountain road in Ecuador and plunged about 1,100 feet (350 meters), killing at least 35 people and injuring 34 others. Red Cross worker Jorge Arteaga says by telephone that Friday's accident occurred before dawn in the western province...
  • Ecuador crisis: Nation in a state of siege 01-10-2010 11:16 AM

    Quito: In Ecuador, the government declared a state of siege after police plunged the nation into chaos shutting down airports and blocking highways in a nationwide strike. Tear gas was fired all over the streets of Quito as protests continued against the government’s austerity plans. Earlier, President Rafael Correa was...
  • 42 killed in Ecuador bus accident 30-08-2010 08:39 AM

    Quito: At least 42 people were killed and 11 injured on Sunday in Ecuador when a bus carrying 53 passengers fell off a cliff, the Ecuadorian Red Cross said. The accident occurred on Sunday morning in the Andean region of Ecuador, Xinhua reported. Most of the injured were in serious...
  • Ecuador prove two strong for Argentina 11-06-2009 03:06 PM

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  • Lionel Messi set to miss Ecuador clash 09-06-2009 03:42 PM

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