The WikiLeaks founder agreed to DNA swabs and police interviews in June this year, leaked documents show, but concerns by Ecuadorian officials prevented the meeting.
Exclusive: A leaked document shows that a British minister told Ecuador of cost concerns a few weeks before the police operation was withdrawn.
Exclusive: BuzzFeed News has seen leaked documents that reveal Rafael Correa used the intelligence budget to delete content critical of him and the first lady from YouTube, Facebook, and other sites.
Leaked internal documents reveal discussions of secret escape plans, clashes between the WikiLeaks founder and embassy staff, and fears over his health.
Incredible footage of boys performing back flips and somersaults, even as air strikes hit just hundreds of meters away.
China pulled out all the stops for the opening of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.
Why doom-mongers are wrong to predict disaster for the EU if Scotland votes to break away from the U.K.
One of the most troubling aspects about Icelandic volcanos for foreigners is that they are so hard to pronounce. This time it's the Bárðarbunga volcano in Suður-Þingeyjarsýsla that has erupted.
First the Canadians trolled the Russians on Twitter. Then the Russians fought back. Now the Russian embassy in the UAE has joined in the so-called fun.
"Do you regret the killings in Ukraine?" asked the BBC's John Sweeney.
"You know what? Fuck it, why don't we talk about something lighter...like Ukraine?"
Hamas says it was not consulted by Egyptian officials who negotiated the deal.
Iranian president denounces ISIS fighters as "killers and terrorists," and promises to protect Iraq's Shiite shrines.
Hassan Rouhani cut a forlorn figure when he posted a picture on Twitter of him watching the World Cup match between Iran and Nigeria. Much like the game, which ended 0-0, he doesn't look terribly excited.
Iraq's second-largest city now in the hands of ISIS fighters, as civilian crisis escalates.
King Juan Carlos helped usher in democracy after the dictator Franco died in 1975, but recently the Spanish royal family has been mired in scandal after scandal. As he abdicates, we take a look at the best — and worst — of a controversial king.
Across Europe voters have rejected the political elite, turning in their droves to radical nationalist parties that want to see the end of the European Union.
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in Istanbul in defiance of government ban on Labor Day demonstrations.
Flooding has killed at least 100 people in Afghanistan, leaving thousands more homeless.