• Friday, Sep 21, 2018
  • Last Update : 09:26 pm
Maldives to lift state of emergency,...

Maldives to lift state of emergency,...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 20 2018

Maldives police told Reuters on Saturday that at least 139 opposition protesters were arrested as they...

Maldives police arrest 139 opposition...

Maldives police arrest 139 opposition...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 18 2018

The protesters are calling for the arrest of Yameen and for the Supreme Court ruling

Mass arrests in Maldives as activists...

Mass arrests in Maldives as activists...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 17 2018

Police also confirmed that they used pepper spray and teargas to disperse the crowds who marched through...

Maldives opposition protesters arrested...

Maldives opposition protesters arrested...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

Yameen’s government has so far ignored international calls to lift the state of emergency, first declared...

Maldives warns India against interfering...

Maldives warns India against interfering...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 23 2018

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has jailed almost all his political opponents since coming to power...

Maldives extends state of emergency...

Maldives extends state of emergency...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 21 2018

The opposition party said they boycotted the vote on the state of emergency extension and accused the...

Maldives court suspends rebel MPs ahead...

Maldives court suspends rebel MPs ahead...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 19 2018

It is the second backflip by the Supreme Court since Yameen ordered the arrest of the Chief Justice and...

Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate...

Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 17 2018

The United Nations, United States, Britain and India have called for the judges to be freed, while independent...

Maldives' embattled president sends...

Maldives' embattled president sends...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 8 2018

Experts say it is more likely to put diplomatic, and even economic, pressure on the Yameen government...

UN rights chief: Maldives crackdown...

UN rights chief: Maldives crackdown...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 8 2018

The UN Security Council is set to discuss the situation during a closed-door meeting on Thursday

Maldives president back in control as...

Maldives president back in control as...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 7 2018

On Tuesday the three remaining Supreme Court judges reversed last week's ruling, reinstating the convictions...

As Maldives crisis worsens, Nasheed...

As Maldives crisis worsens, Nasheed...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 7 2018

Nasheed is back in the global spotlight after a Supreme Court ruling that has plunged his homeland into...

Maldives Supreme Court in U-turn over...

Maldives Supreme Court in U-turn over...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 7 2018

The court's original decision signed by all five judges of the apex court had quashed a terrorism conviction...

Mayhem in the Maldives

Mayhem in the Maldives

Opinion

Tue, Feb 6 2018

The current political turmoil in the Maldives has a long history

Alert issued for Bangladeshi citizens...

Alert issued for Bangladeshi citizens...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 6 2018

An embassy hotline has been put in place at +9603320859 for emergencies or untoward situations

Maldives' chief justice, ex president...

Maldives' chief justice, ex president...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 6 2018

On Monday, President Abdulla Yameen even ordered the arrest of arrest of his estranged half-brother and...

Maldives declares state of emergency...

Maldives declares state of emergency...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 5 2018

The country's combined opposition urged foreign powers to put pressure on Yameen to yield to the rule...

India keeping close eye on Maldives...

India keeping close eye on Maldives...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 5 2018

Maldivian Supreme Court ordered the immediate release of former president Mohamed Nasheed and eight other...

Maldives army surrounds parliament amidst...

Maldives army surrounds parliament amidst...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 4 2018

Opposition lawmakers tried to barge into the premises

Maldives top court seeks to impeach...

Maldives top court seeks to impeach...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 4 2018

The Maldives has been in a fresh political crisis since the top court threw out terrorism convictions...

Maldives shuts parliament, resists order...

Maldives shuts parliament, resists order...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 3 2018

The United Nations, Australia, Britain, Canada, India and the United States welcomed the court's decision...