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Maldives president suspends ministers...

Maldives president suspends ministers...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 15 2019

Youth Minister Ahmed Mahloof and State Minister for Infrastructure Akram Kamaludeen both allegedly accepted...

Maldives president appeals for details...

Maldives president appeals for details...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 9 2019

In a statement late on Tuesday, Solih's office asked the public to submit written complaints about...

Maldives' top court cancels jail sentence...

Maldives' top court cancels jail sentence...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 27 2018

In Monday's ruling, the court said that Nasheed's terrorism conviction was based on false procedure...

Maldives: China is building projects...

Maldives: China is building projects...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 27 2018

Finance Minister Ibrahim Ameer told reporters during a visit to New Delhi that his officials had spend...

Indebted Maldives sending envoy to...

Indebted Maldives sending envoy to...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 22 2018

China's ambassador told the local Avas.mv website that in fact only about half of the Maldives'...

Maldives set to pull out of China free...

Maldives set to pull out of China free...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 19 2018

The Maldives is among a number of small countries where China has invested billions of dollars building...

New Maldives leader warns of 'dire'...

New Maldives leader warns of 'dire'...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 18 2018

Solih highlighted the critical state of the Maldives' housing, water and infrastructure systems

Mohamed Solih sworn in as Maldives...

Mohamed Solih sworn in as Maldives...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 17 2018

MDP leader and former president Mohamed Nasheed has vowed his party would reduce reliance on China and...

Modi to attend Maldives president's...

Modi to attend Maldives president's...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Ties between the two countries nosedived in 2012 after pro-India leader Nasheed was ousted in a coup...

China's Xi tells new Maldives president...

China's Xi tells new Maldives president...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 1 2018

Abdulla Yameen had drawn the Maldives closer to China since 2013 in a Beijing-backed infrastructure...

Opposition candidate confirmed Maldives...

Opposition candidate confirmed Maldives...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The police and military have said they will uphold the result of the election

Maldives police, military back election...

Maldives police, military back election...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 27 2018

The Maldives is best known as a luxury holiday destination and is key to a battle for influence between...

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help...

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 27 2018

President Abdulla Yameen jailed or exiled most of his rivals during his turbulent five-year term

Maldives opposition wins election in...

Maldives opposition wins election in...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 24 2018

Voter turnout was 89.2%, the Elections Commission said, adding the official results would be released...

Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second...

Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 23 2018

A candidate must secure 50% of the vote to win outright, failing which there would be a run off three...

Tropical Maldives heads to polls amid...

Tropical Maldives heads to polls amid...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 22 2018

Yameen's administration made defamation a crime in 2016, a move government critics say was aimed...

Opposition: Maldives denying access...

Opposition: Maldives denying access...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 13 2018

Maldivian authorities have already turned down requests by international media to cover the...

Maldives opposition banks on people...

Maldives opposition banks on people...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 28 2018

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who is backed by the archipelago nation's four main opposition groups, flew...

Maldives opposition warns of ‘cowardly’...

Maldives opposition warns of ‘cowardly’...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 6 2018

The opposition lost the last elections in 2013 in controversial circumstances

Maldives opposition selects veteran...

Maldives opposition selects veteran...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 2 2018

The island chain has faced upheavals since February