On the back foot, the country is taking its titanic war of environmental pollution against US oil company Chevron to the court of public opinion.
Ecuador says it would seek the help of the British government to determine who put a hidden microphone in the South American country's London embassy.
Bolivia's president's plane was diverted on a flight from Russia and forced to land in Austria over suspicions that Edward Snowden might be on board.
Edward Snowden has submitted asylum requests to 19 more nations other than Ecuador; including Cuba, Brazil, India, China, Russia, Germany and France.
Ecuador has dropped out of a trade pact with the US, claiming it had become an instrument of "blackmail" as it considers asylum for Edward Snowden.
Ecuador’s best-kept secret is its unique cuisine, which is inspired by the country’s diverse ecosystem.
WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange has sought asylum in a country notorious for crackdowns on free speech. Brian Braiker reports.
Catholic leaders from around the world will meet next week for a conference to combat child abuse which will include a penitential service.
Conservative Sauli Niinistoe is on course for victory in the second round of Finland's presidential vote on Sunday, with polls giving him a wide lead.
A drug mule who entered South Africa with capsules of liquid cocaine in his stomach has died in hospital of an overdose-induced heart attack.
One of 12 former South African Air Force fighter aircraft, sold to Ecuador has been quarantined following an unspecified "in-flight" incident.
Ecuador has declared the US ambassador to the country "persona non grata," over US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks alleging police corruption.
Chevron cries foul but the plaintiffs might yet push for the $27-billion they claimed.
How much would you pay for the most biologically rich patch of land on Earth?
The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador has erupted, billowing ash into the sky and causing authorities to evacuate nearby villages.
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has emerged triumphant after a military raid to rescue him from protesting police.
Ecuadorean troops stormed a hospital in Quito on Thursday and rescued President Rafael Correa, who was trapped inside for hours by renegade police.
Rafael Correa sailed to a re-election victory on Sunday but will face tough times during his second term as a weak economy threatens his popularity.
Record numbers of tourist developments have threatened the Galapagos Islands' endangered plant and animal species.
The South American republic of Ecuador will consider what many countries in the world would say is unthinkable.