Julian Assange's mother visits Ecuador to plead son's case
Christine Assange has arrived in Quito, Ecuador to meet government officials and the country's foreign minister. She hopes to plead her son's case for political asylum.
Ecuador upbeat about deal to end Assange standoff
QUITO - Talks have resumed between Ecuador and Britain over the fate of WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, and Ecuador's government said on Wednesday it was optimistic of a deal that would prevent him being extradited to the United States.
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Ecuador Grants Assange Asylum; UK Threatens to Storm Embassy
The government of Ecuador announced officially Thursday that it would grant Wikileaks founder Julian Assange political asylum. "The Ecuador government, loyal to its tradition to protect those who seek refuge with us at our diplomatic missions, has decided to grant diplomatic asylum to Mr Assange," said Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño from Quito.
Ecuador Accepts Julian Assange's Bid for Asylum: Report
This is a breaking news. Check back for updates. Citing officials within Ecuador's government, Ecuador's president Rafael Correa has agreed to give Julian Assange asylum, The Guardian reported Tuesday afternoon. "Ecuador will grant asylum to Julian Assange," an official in the Ecuadorean capital Quito, who is familiar with the government discussions, told the British newspaper.