Mar 22, 2013
In a bold approach to conservation, the president Rafael Correa is trying to save the incredible rainforests and biodiversity of Yasuni National Park from further oil exploitation, but he needs $3.6bn to do so. The ambitious compensation plan has its critics, including Germany.
Read Article A delicate dance for Ecuador in effort to protect its sacred land
Jan 02, 2013
The Life: The Yasuní nature reserve in Ecuador is a stunning display of natural beauty. It could stay that way thanks to a trust fund that pays the country to leave the rainforest's oil reserves untapped. Read Article Ecuador finds way for conservation to pay in protecting rainforest
Sep 28, 2012
Britain says it is legally obliged to extradite Assange to Sweden, and that it will not allow the 41-year-old Australian to leave the embassy and travel to the South American country.
Read Article Britain's Hague meets Ecuador's top diplomat in US on Assange
Aug 27, 2012
Britain has withdrawn a threat to enter Ecuador's embassy in London to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, taking the heat out of the diplomatic standoff. Read Article Britain withdraws threat to raid embassy in Assange standoff: Ecuador
Aug 22, 2012
Quito remains open to dialogue, it says, having set off a diplomatic firestorm last week by granting asylum to the WikiLeaks founder Julia Assange. Read Article Ecuador calls for Britain to retract threat over Assange arrest
Aug 21, 2012
Foreign minister does not want dispute to drag on. Read Article Ecuador moves towards talks on WikiLeaks' Assange
Aug 19, 2012
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has harsh words for Britain as the two countries debate the future of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Watch Video Video: President Correa accuses UK of 'intolerable threat' in Assange row
Aug 16, 2012
Ecuador has granted political asylum to WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, a day after the British government threatened to storm the Ecuadorean embassy in London to arrest him. Read Article WikiLeaks' Assange granted asylum by Ecuador
Ricardo Patino also said his government will announce today its decision on whether it would grant Julian Assange's request for political asylum. Read Article Ecuador claims UK threatened to storm embassy to arrest Assange
Jul 31, 2012
Julian Assange's mother said she handed evidence to Ecuador's government on Monday indicating Washington is bent on extraditing her son to the United States, where she fears the WikiLeaks founder could face execution. Read Article Assange's mother says she fears WikiLeaks founder 'could be executed'
Jul 03, 2012
Two people die in an Ecuador office building fire where workers hang from broken windows, begging firefighters for help.
Travis Brecher reports. Watch Video Video: Workers hang out of windows to escape Ecuador office blaze
Jun 21, 2012
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is beyond the grasp of British authorities as long as he is holed up in Ecuador's London embassy, the government said today. But he faces arrest if he steps outside. Read Article Wikileaks founder beyond reach of UK law in Ecuador embassy
Oct 28, 2011
From historic anniversaries and grand openings to seasonal events and bargain breaks, Killian Fox details where and when to visit some of the world's most exciting destinations.
Read Article Where to go when: from sea to summit, a buffet of travel
The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to visitors in 2015, but one of the most crucial phases of construction is well under way. Louvre Abu Dhabi is a modern marvel in the making
As Al Ain's title coronation was being completed, coach Olaroiu was already putting in place plans for yet more success. Onward and upward for Cosmin Olaroiu at Al Ain next season
Your budget may not allow for the services of an interior designer but these tips will help you create a home that looks like its been put together by a pro. Design like a pro with our expert tips
A discussion at Manarat Al Saadiyat will examine the art and photography of European artists travelling 'through the lights and images' of this region, writes Nick Leech
The Orient, expressed in Abu Dhabi
Freshly relegated, no better time for a youth movement than the present, writes Paul Radley. UAE rugby hope the kids are all right
In 1992, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent initially opposed an effort by a Japanese mogul to purchase the Seattle Mariners. Expect more to come. Global shift in North American sport
Companies tasked with making scale models to announce developments in Dubai report business is picking up. In pictures: Business picks up for UAE property model makers
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