In our news wrap Wednesday, Turkish forces crossed the Syrian border, hours after their warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting U.S. allied Kurdish forces. Siobahn Kennedy of Independent Television News Reports. Also, Democratice presidential candidate Joe Biden for the first time…
A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, a bus struck an oncoming vehicle at high speed and flipped southeast of Quito, Ecuador. At least 24 people were killed and 22 were injured; many of the passengers were Colombian and Venezuelan. Also, a…
The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito when it hit a smaller vehicle in an area known as dead man's curve at about 3 a.m., Ecuadorean authorities said.
By Associated Press
Ecuador's leftist ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno celebrated a narrow victory Monday following a contentious presidential run-off election, preserving the small, Andean nation's status as one of South America's remaining populist strongholds.
By Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press
Polls showed a neck-and-neck vote between Correa's hand-picked successor, Lenin Moreno, and conservative former banker Guillermo Lasso.
By Meredith Lee
Depending on who wins Ecuador's presidential runoff in April, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may have to find a new home.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange still has a warrant out for his arrest after a Swedish appeals court upheld a detention order on Friday for a 2010 rape investigation.
By Nadja Drost, Bruno Frederico
A project called Mapping Ecuador is allowing people to pinpoint hospitals, shelters and other key places in the South American country’s earthquake recovery.
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