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Mar 29, 2017
World Cup qualifiers: Lionel Messi-less Argentina lose to Bolivia, in danger of missing out on Russia 2018Argentina, weakened by the last-minute suspension of Lionel Messi, had their chances of reaching next year's World Cup finals dealt a blow on Tuesday when they were beaten 2-0 by Bolivia.
Feb 27, 2017
Julian Assange's lawyer fears Wikileaks founder's eviction from Ecuador embassy in LondonA lawyer representing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said that there was a "great concern" that a new Ecuadorian President could force him out of the country's London embassy.
Dec 07, 2016
Julian Assange releases testimony in Swedish rape trial; insists he's innocentWikileaks founder Julian Assange released his testimony from last month's London questioning in a Swedish rape investigation, saying he was innocent and that it was clear the sex was consensual
Nov 21, 2016
USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann '1,000% sure' of World Cup qualification despite poor showUnited States coach Juergen Klinsmann remains "1,000 percent sure" his side will qualify for the 2018 World Cup despite a 4-0 rout at Costa Rica.
Nov 14, 2016
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange questioned by prosecutors over rape allegationArray
Nov 14, 2016
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces questioning by prosecutorsWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces questioning by prosecutors Monday at the Ecuadoran embassy in London in a twist in the long-running legal battle over a rape allegation against him.
Nov 11, 2016
World Cup Qualifiers: Uruguay win, Chile held, Venezuela crush BoliviaUruguay stayed firmly on Brazil's shoulder with a 2-1 defeat of Ecuador, Chile and Colombia played out a stalemate, and Venezuela crushed Bolivia.
Oct 21, 2016
Nations agree on global road map to steer breakneck urbanization | ReutersBy Paola Totaro QUITO, Ecuador (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations formally adopted a global road map to grapple with rapid urbanization on Thursday, capping nearly two years of behind-the-scenes international negotiations aimed at designing development priorities for cities and towns over the long term.The New Urban Agenda (NUA) sets out a host of general goals such as development of sustainable and compact cities that do not harm the environment and redevelopment of informal settlements with the participation of residents.The 23-page document was agreed upon at the U.N. Habitat III conference, held every 20 years to discuss the future of the world's cities, by the U.N.'s 193-member nations."Urbanization is happening at an unprecedented pace and scale, and 3.7 billion people now live in cities. We think in the forthcoming years, by 2050, this will rise to 7 billion," said Joan Clos, executive director of Habitat III."It is historic in the sense that never in human history have we seen such a transformation of human society," he said
Oct 19, 2016
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon becomes godfather to newborn giant tortoise in GalapagosUnited Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday became the godparent of a newborn giant tortoise in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador
Oct 19, 2016
Ecuador acknowledges limiting Julian Assange's web access | ReutersQUITO Ecuador's government acknowledged on Tuesday it had partly restricted internet access for Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks who has lived in the South American country's London embassy since mid-2012.WikiLeaks said Assange lost connectivity on Sunday, sparking speculation Ecuador might have been pressured by the United States due to the group's publication of hacked material linked to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.Ecuador's leftist government said WikiLeaks' decision to publish documents impacting the U.S.