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Ecuador's new president warns Assange not to interfere in politics.

Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno has warned Julian Assange not to interfere in the politics of the South American country, whose embassy the WikiLeaks founder has lived in for the past five years.

- The Local - SE

Ecuador's Moreno warns Assange not to interfere in politics.

COSHASQUI, May 26 - Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno warned Julian Assange Thursday not to interfere in the politics of the South American country, whose embassy the WikiLeaks founder has lived in for the past five years. The election victory of Moreno, who took office Wednesday, came as a relief for Assange after the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Losing power: Ecuador's Correa hospitalized after retiring.

Walking away from the spotlight can be tough on any retiring head of state, but former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa's party indicates his intense schedule during the final days in office may have made him ill.

- FOX News - US

Israeli Minister Publicly Meets Gulf Officials, Credits Trump Visit as Game Changer.

TEL AVIV - In an unprecedented move, an Israeli Knesset minister met in public with officials from Gulf states and a Palestinian diplomat in Ecuador, and credited President Donald Trump's efforts in the Middle East for bringing it about.

- Breitbart - US

See-through frog has heart you can see beating through its chest.

The beautiful Hyalinobatrachium yaku is a previously unknown glass frog from Ecuador, but its habitat is threatened by oil exploitation

- NewScientist - US

Ecuador's Moreno takes office vowing to heal divisions.

QUITO, Ecuador " Ecuador's incoming President Lenin Moreno is following through on a promise to try and heal divisions stirred by a decade of polarizing leftist rule by naming several people from the private sector to key cabinet...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ecuador Swears in Moreno as President to Succeed Correa.

Lenin Moreno was sworn in as Ecuador's president on Wednesday and promised to maintain Rafael Correa's leftist policies while ending his predecessor's sharp attacks on critics, including the press.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem out for at least six months with ACL injury.

Zelalem was substituted in the 34th minute with a knee injury when playing for USA against Ecuador in the U-20 World Cup.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

President Lenin Moreno takes office in Ecuador.

Lenin Moreno promises to continue the left-wing policies of his predecessor Rafael Correa.

- BBC - UK

Lenin Moreno sworn in as Ecuador president.

Lenin Moreno was sworn in as president of Ecuador on Wednesday following a tight race that the disabled former vice president won on promises of maintaining the social programs of his leftist predecessor Rafael Correa.

- Times Of India - IN

The 10 best places in the world to retire in 2017.

iStock / Patryk KosmiderThere's a new best country in the world to retire, according to the experts at International Living , an authority on global retirement and relocation opportunities. In its Annual Global Retirement Index, Mexico — one of the most popular countries among U.S. expats — has edged out last year's No. ...

- Business Insider - US

India in talks with Latam nations to boost trade, investment

India, Ecuador mull preferential trade pact

- The Hindu - IN

Hottest lava for billions of years discovered, and it could resurface at supervolcanoes

The magma is being tapped by plumes and could resurface at Hawaii, Yellowstone or the Galapagos.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

A Photographer Shines Light on the Abuse Women Suffer at Illegal 'Conversion Therapy' Clinics in Ecuador

"My first thought was that it could be me held there and told that, as a gay woman, I needed to change."

- Global Voices - US

Ecuador 'did its duty' by giving Assange asylum, Correa says

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Saturday that his country had "done its duty" by granting asylum in 2012 to Julian Assange, and said he was glad Sweden had closed its rape case against the WikiLeaks founder.

- The Local - SE

Chronicle of Julian Assange's battle against extradition

LONDON " Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has won his battle against extradition to Sweden, which wanted to question him about a rape allegation. He has spent nearly five years inside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sweden drops case, but WikiLeaks' Assange not in the clear

LONDON " Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder sought refuge inside Ecuador's London embassy.Assange's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe

Assange stepped into the daylight on the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy, where he has been holed up since 2012, to celebrate, but said the road was "far from over"

- Daily Monitor - UG

Assange hails victory after Sweden drops probe, says prepared to end impasse

STOCKHOLM/LONDON, - Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange yesterday over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he has been holed up for five years. The post Assange hails victory after Sweden drops ...

- Stabroek News - GY

Sweden drops rape case but Assange says 'war' over his future just beginning

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a clenched fist salute Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation, but he insisted the “proper war” over his future is just beginning. Assange stepped into the daylight on the balcony of the Ecuador Embassy in London, where he has been holed up ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Rape Case Dropped, but Assange Can't 'Forgive or Forget' Treatment

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he cannot “forgive or forget” what Sweden has put him through, following an announcement by Swedish prosecutors that they have dropped their rape case against him. Assange has been living at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012 under virtual house arrest to avoid being ...

- Voice of America - US

Will US press for extradition after Sweden drops charges against Assange?

May 19, 2017, 6:08 PM Ecuador demanded Friday that Britain grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, 45, safe passage out of the country after the Swedish authorities dropped sex assault charges against him. Assange has been confined in asylum at its London embassy for seven years. Assange has indicated in the past that he ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe

London, United Kingdom, May 19 - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a clenched fist salute Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation, but he insisted the “proper war” over his future was just beginning. Assange stepped into the daylight on the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy, ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Is Dropped but His Legal Problems Remain Daunting

The decision does not mean that Mr. Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for five years, is in the clear.

- New York Times - US

Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape probe

London, United Kingdom, May 19 - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a clenched fist salute Friday after Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape allegation against him, but he insisted the “proper war” over his future was just beginning. Assange stepped into the daylight on the balcony of Ecuador's ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Is Dropped but His Legal Problems Remain Enormous

The decision does not mean that Mr. Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for five years, is in the clear.

- New York Times - US

Julian Assange Calls Sweden's Decision to Drop Rape Investigation an 'Important Victory'

, Julian Assange says Sweden's decision to drop a rape investigation against him is “an important victory for me and for the U.N. human rights system.” Speaking from the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy, the WikiLeaks founder says his seven-year legal ordeal , which he calls unjust detention , “is not ...

- TIME Magazine - US

Sweden Ends Probe Into WikiLeaks Founder Assange

Swedish prosecutors said they have decided to discontinue a probe into alleged rape targeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but his lawyers say he is likely to remain holed up in Ecuador's London embassy.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Sweden drops rape investigation into Assange, repeals arrest warrant

But British police plan to detain WikiLeaks founder if he leaves his refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Wikileaks’ Assange

Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder sought refuge inside Ecuador's London embassy.   Assange's Swedish lawyer Per E. Samuelson declared Friday that "this is a total victory for Julian ...

- Voice of America - US

Julian Assange Rape Investigation Is Dropped in Sweden

The decision does not mean that Mr. Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, is in the clear.

- New York Times - US

Julian Assange: Sweden drops rape investigation

The arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, is revoked.

- BBC - UK

: Assange's standoff with Sweden ends as rape investigation is dropped — but there's a snag

Swedish prosecutors decide to halt their inquiries for now, meaning WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can finally leave his refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy — or can he? London's police may have something to say about that.

- Marketwatch - US

No other journalist in the world has asked these questions': The interview Nigel Farage won't want you to read

The former Ukip leader terminated his talk with a German newspaper when pushed to deny links with Russia. In an extraordinary interview with German newspaper Zeit, Nigel Farage called the reporter a nutcase', told him he should be on a comedy show', and was away with the fairies', and terminated the interview after the ...

- New Statesman - UK

Sweden Drops Investigation of Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder

The decision does not mean that Mr. Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, is in the clear.

- New York Times - US

UK police say WikiLeaks' Assange will be arrested if he leaves Ecuador's embassy

LONDON - British police said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would still be arrested if he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London after Swedish prosecutors said on Friday they would drop a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against him.

- Reuters - US

Julian Assange: Sweden drops rape investigation

The arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, holed up in London's Ecuadoran embassy, is to be revoked.

- BBC - UK

Ecuador Earthquake

In coordination with international, local and governmental organisations we facilitated access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene to those most affected. Thanks to your generous support, we delivered life-saving aid to more than 78,000 people across 30 communities.Ecuador Earthquake

- Oxfam International - UK

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