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News Maldives » History: Maldives Crisis Explained: New Delhi And Beijing Struggle For Influence Over Indian Ocean – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/15022018-maldives-crisis-explained-new-delhi-and-beijing-struggle-for-influence-over-indian-ocean-analysis/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

since his government rushed the Parliament to approve a Free Trade Agreement with China (the first one in the archipelago’s history) and brought the Maldives into the OBOR project. These initiatives are aimed at boosting economic development, even though ...

News Maldives » History: Maldives' history with radical fundamentalists makes govt's courting of Islamist groups dangerous

News channel or source: http://www.firstpost.com/world/maldives-history-with-radical-fundamentalists-makes-govts-courting-of-islamist-groups-dangerous-4339695.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The Maldives, a tiny Indian Ocean country, has been facing political turmoil for the last week, ever since President Abdulla Yameen declared a State of Emergency and ordered the arrest of former president and his half-brother Maumoon Abdul Gayoom.

News Maldives » History: Ex-leader wants India to intervene to free Maldives judges

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/06/ex-leader-wants-india-to-intervene-to-free-maldives-judges.html
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Mohammed Nasheed made the request in a Tuesday statement. He also called on the U.S. to stop Maldives government officials from making transactions through U.S. banks. There's a history of Indian military involvement in the Maldives. In 1988, Sri Lankan ...

News Maldives » History: Maldives leader says Supreme Court order was "coup"

News channel or source: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20180206/news/302069950/
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

While there was no immediate sign of India preparing to send troops to the Maldives, New Delhi does have a history of military involvement there. In 1988, Sri Lankan militants working for a Maldivian businessman tried to take control of the country and ...

News Maldives » History: The Maldives Is in Crisis After the President Declared a State of Emergency. Here's What You Should Know

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/maldives-crisis-president-declared-state-085232440.html
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

The siloed nature of tourism — which contributes more than a quarter of the Maldives’ GDP — means that few foreign visitors cross paths with the islands’ history of dictatorship and political oppression; even a wave of Islamic radicalism had little ...

News Maldives » History: A Political Crisis Deepens in the Maldives: The Geopolitical Stakes for India and Its Options

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/a-political-crisis-deepens-in-the-maldives-the-geopolitical-stakes-for-india-and-its-options/
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

With the Maldives, India has a particular history too that may be instructive for Indian policymakers today — at least in broadening their decision-space. In 1988, India deployed forces to the country in a limited intervention dubbed Operation Cactus.

News Maldives » History: Maldives leader orders arrests of Supreme Court judges

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/06/Maldives-leader-orders-arrests-of-Supreme-Court-judges/2651517916553/
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

6 (UPI) --The president of the Republic of Maldives is accusing the country's Supreme Court ... After the Dow Jones Industrial Average took its largest single-day loss in history on Monday, Asian and European markets followed suit Tuesday.

News Maldives » History: Maldives high court annuls its own order freeing prisoners

News channel or source: https://www.abqjournal.com/1129756/maldives-leader-says-supreme-court-order-was-coup.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

While there was no immediate sign of India preparing to send troops to the Maldives, New Delhi does have a history of military involvement there. In 1988, Sri Lankan militants working for a Maldivian businessman tried to take control of the country and ...

News Maldives » History: From ‘near autocracy’ to democracy: A brief history of crisis in Maldives

News channel or source: http://indianexpress.com/article/research/abdulla-yameen-maldives-crisis-president-supreme-court-impeachment-5052533/
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

“It’s now time to bring peace, the people have decided. It’s now time for development,” said Abdulla Yameen, the sixth president of the Maldives on November 16, 2013 when he was democratically elected to represent the South Asian island country.