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News Maldives » Male: Maldives court delays reinstating pro-opposition lawmakers

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

MALE, Maldives – The Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed its order reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting. Opposition lawmaker Ahmed Mahloof says the decision came Sunday. At a parliamentary sitting Monday ...

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

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

MALE, Maldives — 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 from ...

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

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

MALE (Reuters) - Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency, opposition legislators said on Saturday, after thousands of protesters gathered a day earlier to call for the detention of the president and release of opposition leaders.

News Maldives » Male: Maldives in crisis: Beijing faces tough choices

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

In a matter of hours, security forces swept across Male, detaining two Supreme Court judges. Other opposition figures, including the country's longest-serving leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, were also arrested. The Maldives was set for elections later this ...

News Maldives » Male: Ally China 'closely watching' Maldives situation, hopes Male can resolve crisis by itself

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Beijing: China on Tuesday expressed hope that the Maldivian government and the Opposition parties have the wisdom to resolve the political crisis on their own. The island nation has plunged into crisis, with the government led by President Abdulla Yameen ...

News Maldives » Male: India must stop intervening in Male, Maldives under huge pressure from New Delhi: Chinese state media

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

China’s state-run Global Times told India to not intervene in Male’s affairs and said political struggles are supposed to be internal affairs. In an editorial published on Tuesday titled ‘India must stop intervening in Malé’, the state-run media ...

News Maldives » Male: Maldives crisis: Male is latest theatre for India-China proxy war; New Delhi must play a more proactive role

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Publication date: Saturday 03 February 2018

Recent developments in Male " where the Maldivian Supreme Court has sought India's help to tide over the threat posed by authoritarian president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom to the nation's institutions, people and political system " present India with ...

News Maldives » Male: Latest Maldives News

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Two supreme court justices who have been arrested amid a deep political crisis in the Maldives took millions of dollars in bribes in return for issuing a ruling ordering the release of imprisoned politicians that sparked the crisis ...

News Maldives » Male: Maldives committed to ‘India first’ policy: Male to New Delhi

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Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

The Maldives on Thursday assured the Indian leadership of its ‘India first policy’ -- an affirmation which comes amid chill in bilateral ties over a host of issues, including the signing of an FTA between the Maldives and China. The assurance was given ...

News Maldives » Male: The Maldives: Political turmoil threatens the 'island paradise'

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Publication date: Wednesday 09 August 2017

Are you dreaming of a holiday in the Maldives? You may want to choose another fantasy destination after the British Foreign Office told tourists to be aware that some political demonstrations in the capital, Malé, have led to violence. It did add ...