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Maldives ex-president tests positive...

Maldives ex-president tests positive...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 26 2020

He is credited with being an early campaigner against global warming and sea level rise which he had...

Maldives court grants bail to ex-leader...

Maldives court grants bail to ex-leader...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 1 2018

The High Court granted Gayoom bail of 60,000 Maldivian rufiyaa after a secret hearing

Jailed ex-leader seeks freedom after...

Jailed ex-leader seeks freedom after...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 25 2018

Officials said Gayoom, 80, and the other political prisoners were taken back to the Maafushi prison island...

Exiled ex-leader pulls out of Maldives...

Exiled ex-leader pulls out of Maldives...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 30 2018

Mohamed Nasheed was convicted of terrorism in 2015 in a case widely decried by rights groups as politically...

Maldives ex-leader, chief justice jailed...

Maldives ex-leader, chief justice jailed...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Rights group Amnesty International said in a statement the convictions are politically motivated and...

Maldives sets presidential vote with...

Maldives sets presidential vote with...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 9 2018

Mohamed Nasheed will campaign through social media as he cannot return home

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 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...

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