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News Maldives: Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/maldives-court-delays-reinstating-pro-opposition-lawmakers-53183814
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Supreme Court of the Maldives delayed its order Sunday reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting, the latest political turmoil to roil the island nation. Opposition lawmaker Ahmed Mahloof said the government may call ...

News Maldives: Maldives police break up opposition protests; many injured

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/maldives-police-break-opposition-protests-many-injured-091547322.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Dozens of pro-opposition supporters were injured and many were arrested after police in the Maldives broke up countrywide protests demanding the resignation of President Yameen Abdul Gayoom and the release of his political opponents ...

News Maldives: Maldives in crisis: Beijing faces tough choices

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/maldives-crisis-beijing-faces-tough-choices-180214122439606.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

On February 5, 2018, Yameen declared a 15-day emergency following a Supreme Court order quashing terrorism charges against nine leading opposition figures, including former president Mohamed Nasheed. In a matter of hours, security forces swept across Male ...

News Maldives: Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate arrested judges' wealth: envoy

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-maldives-seeks-foreign-help-to-investigate-arrested-judges-wealth-envoy-2018-2
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Maldives will seek help from other countries to investigate judges suspected of taking bribes and "hijacking" the Supreme Court to drag the island nation into political crisis, a senior Maldives diplomat told Reuters in an interview.

News Maldives: Maldives, India and China: How deep is Maldives and tourism in trouble?

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/178175/maldives-india-china-deep-maldives-tourism-trouble
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

How much is the tourism paradise the Maldives Islands in trouble? While high spending tourists on vacation are enjoying the beautiful beaches, a state of emergency may escalate in severe tension between China and India.Beijing will “take action” if ...

News Maldives: Maldives: Supreme Court judges arrested amid political crisis

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42955132
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Maldives police have arrested the country's chief justice of the Supreme Court as a political crisis worsens in the Indian Ocean nation. Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another judge, Ali Hameed, were arrested hours after the government declared a state of ...

News Maldives: Trouble in paradise: What's happening in the Maldives?

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/south-asia/trouble-in-paradise-whats-happening-in-the-maldives/articleshow/62803691.cms
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

MALE: The political crisis in the Maldives deepened this week after embattled President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency+ and ordered the arrest of top judges and a former president. The upmarket holiday paradise does not often find itself in ...

News Maldives: Don't want Maldives to be another flashpoint, in talks with India: China

News channel or source: http://www.rediff.com/news/report/dont-want-maldives-to-be-another-flashpoint-in-talks-with-india-china/20180209.htm
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

China on Friday said it is in touch with India to discuss a way to resolve the political turmoil gripping the Maldives and underlined that Beijing doesn't want the issue to become another 'flashpoint'. While China officially continues to maintain that ...

News Maldives: Maldives President declares emergency, former leader arrested

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/maldives-president-declares-state-of-emergency-official/article22660908.ece
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

The Maldives government on Monday declared a state of emergency for 15 days, before heavily armed troops stormed the country's apex court and a former President was arrested amid a spiralling political crisis that followed a surprise Supreme Court ruling ...