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Maldives rejects UN's call to let ex-president...

Maldives rejects UN's call to let ex-president...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 17 2018

The current president Abdulla Yameen imposed a state of emergency in February to annul a Supreme Court...

Maldives lifts state of emergency after...

Maldives lifts state of emergency after...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 22 2018

The Prosecutor General's office said Wednesday that Gayoom, who ruled the country for 30 years until...

Maldives ex-leader Gayoom charged with...

Maldives ex-leader Gayoom charged with...

South Asia

Wed, Mar 21 2018

The 11 are accused of trying to topple Yameen who came to power following a controversial election run-off...

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...