Jolt felt as death toll from Saturday's disaster rises to at least 525
The 33-year-old is one of at least 350 people killed in the 7.8-magnitude quake
More than 2,500 people have been injured and emergency workers from Ecuador and other countries are working desperately to rescue those trapped in the rubble
The quake's 7.8 measurement equals that of the 1906 earthquake that reduced the city of San Francisco to rubble
Snail hunt? Sure. Unidentifiable street food? Don't mind if we do. Zipwire across a canyon? Bring it on! For Cathy Rogers and her family, six months on a world tour meant a chance to say 'yes' to new experiences
Transit Commission of Ecuador returns 'beautiful' animal to its habitat after it was discovered in the city of Quevedo
The virus, which can cause serious birth defects, is diagnosed in three travellers returning to UK from Colombia, Suriname and Guyana
Ecuador previously said that they would not allow Assange to be questioned at their embassy in London without a judicial agreement with Sweden
Manchester United midfielder often overlooked
Blow to climate change battle as President Correa tears up $3.6bn UN agreement
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa is abandoning his ambitious ambitious plan to persuade rich nations to pay his country not to drill for oil in an unspoiled Amazon rainforest preserve.
The striker was just 27
The whistleblower behind a series of leaks that revealed the United States was spying on its allies has applied for political asylum in Russia, it has emerged, as the French President François Hollande threatened to call off EU negotiations on a major trade deal unless the snooping stopped.
WikiLeaks founder has been at nation's London embassy after claiming asylum more than a year ago
US Vice President Joe Biden has asked Ecuador to turn down an asylum request from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, the country's president said last night. Rafael Correa said he had a "friendly and very cordial" conversation with Mr Biden, and told the Vice President that Ecuador hadn't sought to be put in the situation of deciding whether to harbour an American fugitive.
NSA whistleblower remains stranded at Moscow airport