Tuesday, 6th June 2023
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27 Aug 2020
Former Ecuadorian president Abdala Bucaram, under house arrest over suspected links to organized crime, was hospitalized Wednesday after a suspected heart attack, his lawyer said.
25 Apr 2020
An Ecuadoran woman who was pronounced dead of COVID-19 suddenly woke up in the hospital, to the delight and relief of relatives who had identified someone else's body like hers and had it cremated.
5 Apr 2020
Soaring numbers of COVID-19 deaths in Ecuador's second city Guayaquil have led to a shortage of coffins, forcing locals to resort to using cardboard boxes, city authorities
14 Jan 2020
A volcano erupted on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos, Ecuadorian authorities said, spewing lava on the ecologically sensitive environment.
1 Nov 2019
OPEC oil output has bounced in October from an eight-year low as a rapid recovery in Saudi Arabian production from attacks on oil plants more than offset losses in Ecuador and voluntary curbs under a supply pact, a Reuters survey found.
17 Oct 2019
Ecuador on Wednesday reaffirmed the six-year prison sentence given to former vice president Jorge Glas for receiving millions of dollars in kickbacks as part of a corruption scandal, the prosecutor's office said.
17 Oct 2019
African champion, Blessing Onyebuchi (+70kg) capped a memorable outing for Nigeria at the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar with a gold medal in beach wrestling.
14 Oct 2019
Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.
14 Oct 2019
Barring rhythmic chirping by birds in surrounding bushes and mild north-easterly winds sweeping across Ecuador and her environs, all was funereally silent on that starless night.
10 Oct 2019
Protesters in Ecuador fought a running battle with security forces Wednesday in the second day of violent demonstrations over a fuel price hike that forced the government to suspend most of the country's deliveries of crude.
4 Oct 2019
Clashes broke out between protesters and police in Ecuador after President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency Thursday following demonstrations against rising fuel prices due to the government scrapping subsidies.
18 Sep 2019
Ecuador's National Assembly voted Tuesday against decriminalizing abortion in all cases of rape and for fetal malformation.


The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of three suspected members of a one-chance robbery gang operating along the Oshodi–Gbagada Expressway. According to a statement signed by the Lagos State Police spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the suspects were arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS). "The suspects had abandoned…
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An earthquake shook parts of western Haiti on Tuesday, killing at least three people and injuring more than two dozen others, civil protection authorities said.
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The acting governor of an Afghan province was killed by a suicide bomber Tuesday, officials said, months after the region's police chief was killed in a similar attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
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Paris is on time and on budget for the 2024 Olympics, the city's mayor said on Tuesday, dismissing concern expressed recently by a senior Olympics official.