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

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/maldives-police-break-up-opposition-protests-many-injured/2018/02/17/58fc96da-13c3-11e8-a68c-e9374188170e_story.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Yameen’s half brother and former dictator Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, whom Nasheed defeated in the country’s first democratic election 10 years ago, was also arrested for conspiring to overthrow the government. The Maldives became a multiparty democracy in ...

News Maldives » Government: Maldives police arrest 25 after protest demanding leader's arrest

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/maldives-police-arrest-25-protest-demanding-leaders-arrest-025932848.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

MALE (Reuters) - Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency ... Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on allegations that he solicited bribes to topple the government. Thousands gathered in locations across the 15 islands in protest on Friday to demand ...

News Maldives » Government: 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

However, India’s Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement aimed at China on Friday. “We note that China has said that Maldives government has the ability to protect the security of Chinese personnel and institutions in Maldives. We hope that all ...

News Maldives » Government: The Latest: Opposition leader Gayoom arrested in Maldives

News channel or source: http://www.heraldextra.com/news/world/the-latest-maldives-government-declares-state-of-emergency/article_45f0baac-1d43-5754-a1fc-84f6574ccd07.html
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

No idea." His lawyer, Maumoon Hameed, said Gayoom faced charges including bribery and attempting to overthrow the government. Gayoom was president from 1978 to 2008, when Maldives became a multiparty democracy. The government arrested two Supreme Court ...

News Maldives » Government: Maldives government refuses to enforce Supreme Court order

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/maldives-government-refuses-enforce-supreme-court-order-article-1.3799861
Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The political crisis in the Maldives deepened Monday, as the government of the island nation said it would not obey a Supreme Court order to free a group of imprisoned opposition leaders. The surprise judicial ruling last week has ...

News Maldives » Government: The Latest: Maldives government declares state of emergency

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/05/latest-maldives-government-declares-state-emergency.html
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

MALE, Maldives – The Latest on turmoil in the Maldives after the Supreme Court ordered the release of a group of political prisoners (all times local): 8 p.m. The Maldives government has declared a 15-day state of emergency amid a deepening political ...