Messi magic earns Argentina win over Ecuador in World Cup qualifier

Fri, 08 Sep 2023 - 08:45 GMT

Captain Messi, however, continued the fine form he is showing with club side Inter Miami by scoring from a free kick after 77 minutes.

Unfancied Qatar and Ecuador eye best chance for early points

Fri, 18 Nov 2022 - 01:51 GMT

World Cup debutants Qatar and South America's lowest-qualifying nation Ecuador both know Sunday's opener is their best chance for a win in Group A before facing much scarier rivals.

Ecuador keep World Cup spot after FIFA dismiss Chile's appeal

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 10:21 GMT

Ecuador will play at the 2022 World Cup after FIFA dismissed an appeal in the case of Ecuadorean player Byron Castillo whom Chile claimed was ineligible for the qualifiers, world soccer's governing body said on Friday.

FIFA set date for Chile appeal over Ecuador World Cup player

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Chilean Football Association has appealed FIFA’s June 10th decision to dismiss their complaint that Ecuador’s Byron Castillo was born in Tumaco, Colombia in 1995 and not in the Ecuadorean city of General Villamil Playas in 1998 as stated on his official documents.

Messi penalty gives Argentina winning start over Ecuador

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 11:56 GMT

rgentina got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to the perfect start on Thursday when Lionel Messi’s early penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Ecuador.

Twitter closes thousands of fake accounts in Egypt, UAE

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 01:38 GMT

The company also announced the suspension of Saud al-Qahtani’s account over violating its platform manipulation policies.

Ecuador opens 'humanitarian corridor' for mass of Venezuelan migrants

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Ecuador opened a "humanitarian corridor" to allow masses of migrants escaping Venezuela's free-falling economy to stream towards the Peruvian border Friday.

Colombia to host meeting with Ecuador, Peru on Venezuelan migrant issue

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Officials from Colombia, Ecuador and Peru will meet in Bogota next week to seek a solution to a growing exodus of migrants overwhelming South American countries.

Venezuelans flood into Ecuador, defying passport rules

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 09:33 GMT

More than 200 Venezuelans crossed the border illegally into Ecuador on Tuesday, fleeing a deepening economic and political crisis at home

King Ramses II statue adorns 'Egypt Square" in Ecuador

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 10:31 GMT

The square is the first to bear Egypt's name in South America

Sisi greets Ecuador, Indonesia on national days

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 03:14 GMT

Sisi delegated Presidential Secretary Ahmed El Ansary to Ecuador's embassy in Cairo to convey his greetings on the occasion.

Kidnapped Ecuador journalist team confirmed dead

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Ecuador on Friday confirmed the deaths of two journalists and their driver who had been kidnapped by renegade Colombian rebels.

Kidnapped journalist team killed in Ecuador

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 10:14 GMT

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno on Friday confirmed the deaths of three members of a journalist team kidnapped by renegade Colombian rebels.

Egypt, Ecuador discuss boosting bilateral ties

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed in a meeting with his Ecuadorian counterpart Maria Fernanda Espinosa ways of fostering bilateral ties.

Galapagos fights temptation of lucrative mass tourism

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 01:52 GMT

With iconic tortoises, crested black iguanas, huge ocean manta rays, the Galapagos Islands are one of the most beautiful places you will probably never visit.

In the Galapagos, an idyllic hammerhead shark nursery

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 01:52 GMT

For millions of years, new-born hammerhead sharks have grown up in nurseries sheltered by the reefs of the Galapagos Islands, safe from all human threat.

Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 11:12 GMT

Ecuador said Thursday it had granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Egyptian Cultural Week at Ecuador concludes on December1

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 12:36 GMT

The activities of the Egyptian Cultural Week in Ambato city, Ecuador, are finalized.

Panama World Cup bow owes much to old hands and Gomez magic

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 01:00 GMT

If your country's national team has never qualified for the World Cup, they could do worse than appoint Hernan Dario Gomez as coach.

Sacachispas players thank Messi

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 08:04 GMT

Lionel Messi never won a major tournament with Argentina’s first team and the player hopes to lead the team to a World Cup victory in Russia.