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Battle among gangs inside Ecuador's largest prison leaves at least 68 inmates dead, 25 wounded
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Battle among gangs inside Ecuador's largest prison leaves at least 68 inmates dead, 25 wounded

The bloodshed comes less than two months after fighting among gangs killed 119 people at the Litoral Penitentiary, which houses more than 8,000 inmates

Former athletics world medalist Alex Quinonez shot dead in Ecuador
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Former athletics world medalist Alex Quinonez shot dead in Ecuador

Alex Quinonez won bronze in 200 metres at the 2019 World Athletics Championships.

Obsessed with Assange, Mike Pompeo wanted WikiLeaks founder kidnapped, assassinated or poisoned, claims report
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Obsessed with Assange, Mike Pompeo wanted WikiLeaks founder kidnapped, assassinated or poisoned, claims report

The Yahoo News investigation is based on conversations with more than 30 former US officials

Ecuador prison violence: 116 dead, nearly 80 hurt as inmates clash
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Ecuador prison violence: 116 dead, nearly 80 hurt as inmates clash

The violence at Guayaquil prison complex is the latest in a series of bloody prison clashes that have claimed the lives of nearly 200 inmates in Ecuador so far this year

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick to break Pele record as Argentina rout Bolivia
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick to break Pele record as Argentina rout Bolivia

Messi moved one clear of Pele in the 64th minute with his second of the night, surging into the Bolivian box and playing a one-two with Lautaro Martinez before tucking away a finish from close range.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Argentina cruise past 10-man Venezuela, depleted Brazil stay perfect
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Argentina cruise past 10-man Venezuela, depleted Brazil stay perfect

Argentina travel to Brazil on Sunday in a repeat of July's Copa America final, which they won 1-0 to end a 28-year wait for a major trophy.

New COVID-19 variant 'Mu' a concern as it shows signs of vaccine resistance: WHO
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New COVID-19 variant 'Mu' a concern as it shows signs of vaccine resistance: WHO

WHO warned the variant was becoming increasingly prevalent in Colombia and Ecuador

Copa America 2021: Roberto Firmino, Casemiro score as Brazil secure controversial win over Colombia
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Copa America 2021: Roberto Firmino, Casemiro score as Brazil secure controversial win over Colombia

The 11th-hour win gave the Selecao a perfect nine points from three matches in the South American championships, and extended their current winning streak to 11 matches.

Copa America 2021: Last gasp Ronald Hernandez snatches draw for Venezuela against Ecuador
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Copa America 2021: Last gasp Ronald Hernandez snatches draw for Venezuela against Ecuador

The point left Ecuador bottom of the five team group on one point, with Venezuela a place and a point above them after having played a game more.

Copa America 2021: Edwin Cardona's strike gives Colombia 1-0 win against Ecuador
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Copa America 2021: Edwin Cardona's strike gives Colombia 1-0 win against Ecuador

Colombia share the Group B lead with Brazil, although the tournament host and defending champions are ahead on goal difference.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Richarlison, Neymar score as Brazil beat Ecuador amid off-field crisis
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Richarlison, Neymar score as Brazil beat Ecuador amid off-field crisis

They now lead the round-robin tournament with 15 points, four ahead of second-place Argentina. It appears all but certain that Brazil will qualify for four direct spots for Qatar 2022.

Prison riots in Ecuador leave 62 dead; violence occurred due to fights between rival gangs, say officials
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Prison riots in Ecuador leave 62 dead; violence occurred due to fights between rival gangs, say officials

The country's prisons director Edmundo Moncayo said in a news conference that 800 police offices have been helping to regain control of the facilities

China defends suspending food imports over coronavirus concerns, says curbs intended to protect public health
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China defends suspending food imports over coronavirus concerns, says curbs intended to protect public health

China has suspended food imports from US, New Zealand, Argentina, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, the Netherlands and Russia after its customs officials said they found coronavirus on frozen meat and on packaging

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lionel Messi's first-half penalty fires Argentina to 1-0 win over Ecuador in opening game
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lionel Messi's first-half penalty fires Argentina to 1-0 win over Ecuador in opening game

The breakthrough came after a reckless challenge by Pervis Estupinan sent Lucas Ocampo sprawling in the box, with Messi stepping up to lash home his 71st international goal.

World Chocolate Day 2020 celebrated to mark introduction of food in Europe; all you need to know
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World Chocolate Day 2020 celebrated to mark introduction of food in Europe; all you need to know

chocolate has been consumed by humans for a very long time. Botanical evidence shows that the plant from which chocolate is made was first grown for food more than 5,000 years ago in the Amazon rainforest

Davis Cup 2020: Gonzalo Escobar-Diego Hidalgo trump Ben McLachlan-Yasutaka Uchiyama as Ecuador take 3-0 lead. secure place in Finals
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Davis Cup 2020: Gonzalo Escobar-Diego Hidalgo trump Ben McLachlan-Yasutaka Uchiyama as Ecuador take 3-0 lead. secure place in Finals

With no fans in the stands to give host Japan a boost, Ecuador took an insurmountable 3-0 lead on Saturday to secure a place in November's Davis Cup Finals in Madrid.

Julian Assange exposed truth as a journalist, says his lawyer on first day of hearing at London court; US authorities’ lawyer seeks extradition of ‘ordinary’ criminal
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Julian Assange exposed truth as a journalist, says his lawyer on first day of hearing at London court; US authorities’ lawyer seeks extradition of ‘ordinary’ criminal

Truth-telling journalist or reckless criminal: A British judge was given two conflicting portraits of Julian Assange as the WikiLeaks founder's long-awaited extradition hearing began

Coronavirus scare: Ukrainians hurl stones at evacuees from China; health minister pledges to share quarantine facilities to quell fears
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Coronavirus scare: Ukrainians hurl stones at evacuees from China; health minister pledges to share quarantine facilities to quell fears

Ukraine's effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos Thursday as local residents opposing the move hurled stones at the evacuees and clashed with police

Barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel sinks off Galapagos Islands; Ecuador concerned over recovery, places barriers to prevent spread of possible leaks
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Barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel sinks off Galapagos Islands; Ecuador concerned over recovery, places barriers to prevent spread of possible leaks

Ecuador’s environment minister, Raul Ledesma, said on Monday that a situation involving a sunken barge in the Galapagos Islands which was carrying 600 gallons of diesel is under control

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi-less Argentina to start qualifying campaign against Ecuador
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi-less Argentina to start qualifying campaign against Ecuador

The draw on Tuesday at CONMEBOL put Bolivia in Argentina's path in the second round of qualifying. Messi will be eligible to play that match after his red card in the Copa America.