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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Ecuador

All time
# Snappy
Ecuadorian footballer tries to bite opponent's nose
Yep, that’s a red.
# Leaks
Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations
The whistleblower is accusing the US Government of pressuring leaders of countries from which he has sought protection.
# fugitive
Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'
Lonnie Snowden reckons his son would be willing to come home as long as authorities agree not to detain him before trial.
# Asylum
Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems
Uncovered documents show the South American country has major surveillance capabilities.
# Security leaks
US tells Russia to give Snowden back as whistleblower set to leave Moscow
The former National Security Agency employee is reported to be heading for the Cuban capital of Havana before seeking asylum in Ecuador.
# Wikileaks
Edward Snowden to follow Julian Assange to Ecuadoran shelter?
Ecuador’s Foreign Minister says it has received a formal request for asylum.
# Take a Bow
Want to see an absolute wonder goal from the halfway line?
You won’t see a more audacious strike than this one for a long time.
# Ecuador
Ecuador: President secures third term, says revolution cannot be stopped
“Nobody is going to stop this revolution. We are making history,” leftist leader Rafael Correa declared as he secured a third term in office.
# encore une fois
Guess which huge 1990s DJ is playing… in Navan?
# Assange
Julian Assange has 'lung condition' says Ecuadorian embassy
The Wikileaks founder is unwell according to Ecuador’s ambassador to London. Assange has spent the past five months holed-up in the London embassy.
# Odd Couple
Unlikely Celebrity Meeting of the Day: Lady Gaga and Julian Assange
Over to you: what do you think the two of them talked about?
# Switch
Ex-Ireland international Bruce included in Northern Ireland squad
The Hull defender could now feature in the side’s World Cup qualifier with Portugal.
# Julian Assange
Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places
Correa said the alleged actions against the WikiLeaks founder were ‘not crimes in 90 to 95 per cent of the world’ but they had played no part in Quito’s decision to grant Assange asylum.
# Assange
Ecuador and UK 'must seek mutually acceptable solution' on Assange case
President Rafael Correa says the two countries are returning to dialogue over controversy surrounding the WikiLeaks founder.
# Wikileaks
Ecuador says attempts to storm embassy 'would be suicide'
The people of Ecuador have rallied behind president Rafael Correa after he granted political asylum to Julian Assange.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Sunday
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Wikileaks
Assange calls on US to drop 'witch-hunt against WikiLeaks'
Speaking from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the WikiLeaks founder describes Bradley Manning as “a hero and an example”.
# Ecuador
Assange to make public statement from Ecuadorian embassy
The WikiLeaks founder will face arrest if he steps outside – and may make a public statement from a ground floor window.
# Wikileaks
Assange faces boredom and stress as embassy standoff continues
Visitors who have been to see Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy say he’s upbeat, but living very modestly.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?
The UK says it has an obligation to extradite Assange to Sweden – but opponents claim he is being persecuted for political reasons. What do you think?
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Thursday
Things we learned, loved, and shared today…
# Wikileaks
Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited
The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.
# Diplomacy
Wikileaks, Ecuador condemn 'UK threat to storm' embassy for Assange
The Wikileaks founder continues in his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden.
# Preview
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
# Choons
'The Ballad of Julian Assange' among songs featuring on new Wikileaks CD
The Beat the Blockade CD is the latest attempt by the whistleblowing organisation to raise funds for its projects.
# Shell Shock
Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead
The giant tortoise species was thought to be extinct when George was found in 1972.
# Assange
Ecuador ambassador briefed on Assange in Sweden
Ecuador is mulling over whether to offer the WikiLeaks founder asylum, after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Tuesday.
# Assange
There's "no hint" of US plan to take Assange from Sweden, says Australian minister
Assange has sought asylum in bid to avoid being extradited to Sweden.
# Ecuador
WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks Ecuador asylum
Julian Assange yesterday walked into Ecuador’s embassy in London and applied for political asylum in a sensational bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes.
# Tekkers
VIDEO: Think Messi isn't as good for Argentina? Think again
Just the 79 goals this season, then. 79.
# Capitalism
Iranian president: 'The capitalist system is in decay'
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is on a friendly trip around Latin America visiting leftist leaders who share his animosity towards the US.
# Ecuador
Court upholds ruling that Chevron must pay $18bn for Amazon pollution
The lawsuit sought damages on behalf of 30,000 people for environmental contamination and illnesses that allegedly resulted from operations in the Amazon rain forest over an 18-year period.
# Ecuador
Careful what you write: Court imposes $40m fine after journalist libels president
A journalist at El Universo wrote a column about Ecuador president Rafael Correa which has proved very costly.
# Brazil Blues
Copa América: Fred spares more Brazil blushes
There was further disappointment for one of the tournament favourites at the Copa América on Saturday evening.
# Ecuador
Ecuador's president says referendum win is a triumph for the 'citizen's revolution'
A 10-question ballot paper asked voters in Ecuador to decide on changes to the judiciary and media regulation amongst other things.
# Amazon
Chevron fined $8.6bn for Amazon pollution
The oil giant has been fined billions after a court ruled it had dumped toxic waste in the Amazon’s rainforest and rivers – at a massive environmental and human cost.
# Ecuador
At least 35 killed after Ecuador bus falls 1,100 feet
Travellers were on a bus between two Ecuadorian cities when it veered off-road and plunged down a ravine.