Confusing news. First The Guardian reported that Rafael Correa, Ecuador's president will grant Julian Assange asylum.
Guardian :: Ecuador's president Rafael Correa has agreed to give the WikiLeaks founder asylum, according to an official in Quito
A report by Irene Caselli, www.guardian.co.uk
The New York Times fact-checked the news from The Guardian, but got to know, that Rafael Correa denied to have granted asylum already.
New York Times :: The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, denied on Tuesday a report on the Web site of The Guardian.
A report by William Neuman, www.nytimes.com
But the organization didn't confirm either, instead they retweeted a post of Ricardo Patiño Aroca, Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio e Integración del Ecuador, one hour later. In this tweet he only promises to present the results to Ecuador's president, who's still in the decision making process: