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News Maldives » Places: India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/india-china-vie-influence-crisis-unfolds-maldives-52993084
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

As a political crisis plays out in the Maldives, a quiet tug of war is taking place around it, with heavyweights China and India vying for strategic dominance in the picturesque Indian Ocean nation. At first glance, Beijing and New Delhi want no part in ...

News Maldives » Places: Feature: Maldives in state of emergency following mild unrest

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/10/c_136962944.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Male, the capital of the Maldives, which is currently facing a state of emergency ... some public groups here were taking part in gatherings at several places on the island in the evenings. "So, going out at night was not advised." Indeed, just outside ...

News Maldives » Places: India and the Maldives Emergency

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/india-and-the-maldives-emergency/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The Maldives’ fledgling democracy is in tatters ... Yameen has prevented parliament from meeting. The emergency will be in place for 15 days, during which he can be expected to pack the judiciary with loyal judges. He is likely to engineer defections ...

News Maldives » Places: Rift Between China, International Community Over Maldives Growing

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/maldives-china/4246068.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

it would also require another naval and or airbase in the eastern or central Indian Ocean and the most realistic places for that to be located are either in Sri Lanka or the Maldives,” he said. But, while Beijing has significant economic interests in ...

News Maldives » Places: A beautiful place for a crisis: How politics spoiled the Maldives' tropical paradise

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-maldives-explainer-20180206-story.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Its shimmering coral islands scattered like gold dust in the Indian Ocean, boasting $20,000-a-night villas perched on crystal-clear waters, the archipelago nation of the Maldives is seen more often in travel magazines for global one-percenters than in the ...

News Maldives » Places: U.S., India must save the Maldives

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/Voices/2018/02/09/US-India-must-save-the-Maldives/2201518186807/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The "law" in the Maldives is apparently what Yameen and his international sponsors want it to be. Even former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom (who is related to Yameen) has been jailed, even as his daughter Dunya places her shabby ministerial position above ...

News Maldives » Places: Special envoy's visit to India couldn't take place due to scheduling issues: Maldives

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2018/feb/08/special-envoys-visit-to-india-couldnt-take-place-due-to-scheduling-issues-maldives-1770301.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

NEW DELHI: India had cancelled a visit by a special envoy of President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, the Maldives Embassy said on Thursday. This followed reports that that India had been ignored by the embattled government in Male, which has sent ...

News Maldives » Places: As Crisis Unfolds in Maldives, India and China Vie for Influence

News channel or source: http://www.indiawest.com/news/india/as-crisis-unfolds-in-maldives-india-and-china-vie-for/article_8c05c4c2-1033-11e8-bcb5-3b0bf7135021.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

NEW DELHI — As a political crisis plays out in the Maldives, a quiet tug of war is taking place around it, with heavyweights China and India vying for strategic dominance in the picturesque Indian Ocean nation. At first glance, Beijing and New Delhi want ...