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Maldives journalist murdered by Islamist...

Maldives journalist murdered by Islamist...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 2 2019

Journalists and rights groups in the tropical archipelago say Rilwan's criticism of the government...

Maldives court orders ex-VP detained...

Maldives court orders ex-VP detained...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 6 2019

Police say Ahmed Adeeb fled the Maldives by boat last week despite a travel ban to avoid being questioned...

Maldives seek foreign help to deal with...

Maldives seek foreign help to deal with...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

As many as 160 Maldivians are thought to be held in detention camps after the fall of IS in March

Maldives quash terror conviction of...

Maldives quash terror conviction of...

South Asia

Tue, May 21 2019

Adeeb was considered a close confidant of Yameen until he was dramatically impeached in November 2015...

Maldives ruling party pledges probe...

Maldives ruling party pledges probe...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 10 2019

Nasheed's Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) is set to secure 65 seats in the 87-member parliament,...

Maldives ex-leader makes comeback in...

Maldives ex-leader makes comeback in...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 6 2019

Mohamed Nasheed, another former president, is the highest profile candidate up for election for the 87-member...

Maldivian court frees $6.5m in ex-leader's...

Maldivian court frees $6.5m in ex-leader's...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 1 2019

The High Court overturned the Criminal Court's earlier decision to freeze the eight accounts over...

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over...

Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 19 2019

The arrest came after a court began a preliminary hearing into allegations that Yameen received nearly...

Maldives ex-strongman's top aide charged...

Maldives ex-strongman's top aide charged...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 18 2019

Maldivian police had earlier announced they had evidence linking Yameen and Shakoor to the theft of millions...

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 seeks foreign aid to find cash...

Maldives seeks foreign aid to find cash...

Asia-Pacific

Sat, Feb 9 2019

An anti-establishment journalist Mohamed Rilwan vanished in August, 2014 and is widely believed to have...

Maldives issue warning amid spike in...

Maldives issue warning amid spike in...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 22 2019

Around 1.4 million tourists visit the Maldives every year

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...

Narendra Modi gives $1.4 billion aid...

Narendra Modi gives $1.4 billion aid...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 17 2018

'For Maldives' social and economic development we are providing a financial assistance of $1.4...

Sri Lanka, Maldives, and the new great...

Sri Lanka, Maldives, and the new great...

Selina Mohsin

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Is trouble brewing in the Indian Ocean?

Maldives seize $6.5 million from former...

Maldives seize $6.5 million from former...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

Abdulla Yameen has been dogged by allegations that he received close to $1.5 million in illicit payments...

Maldives applies to rejoin...

Maldives applies to rejoin...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 10 2018

'The Maldives' interest in re-joining the Commonwealth stems from a deep conviction that the...

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...