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News Maldives » Politics: 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 » Politics: 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

For instance, unyielding support by Beijing coupled with an extension of the emergency in the Maldives and further suppression of opposition could force other international actors to intervene. Such intervention can range from imposing political and ...

News Maldives » Politics: 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

It comes after a Supreme Court in the Maldives overturned the conviction of an opposition politician, prompting a political crisis. “India should exercise restraint,” an editorial in the state-run Global Times reads. “Without UN empowerment ...

News Maldives » Politics: 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 » Politics: What's happening in the Maldives? All you need to know

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2018/02/06/asia/maldives-political-unrest-explainer-intl/index.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

(CNN)The Indian Ocean island nation of the Maldives is engulfed in a political crisis, after the President defied a Supreme Court ruling to reinstall opposition MPs and release political prisoners. President Abdulla Yameen instead declared a state of ...

News Maldives » Politics: 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 » Politics: Maldives opposition wants India to intervene in political crisis

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/world/2018/02/07/maldives-opposition-wants-india-to-intervene-in-political-crisis/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

MALE: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen’s administration said on Tuesday it had put down a coup after declaring a state of emergency the day before and arresting two Supreme Court justices and opposition figures. “We have managed to ensure the failure ...

News Maldives » Politics: Maldives' crisis not just an internal political struggle, it's an unfortunate result of China's smash and grab neo-colonialism

News channel or source: http://www.firstpost.com/world/maldives-crisis-not-just-an-internal-political-struggle-its-an-unfortunate-result-of-chinas-smash-and-grab-neo-colonialism-4340341.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Writing in an Indian newspaper on Wednesday, former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed has again urged India to intervene and restore democracy in the Maldives. While New Delhi is still calibrating its response amid media reports that it has kept the ...

News Maldives » Politics: 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 » Politics: Democracy on the Brink in Maldives

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/democracy-on-the-brink-in-maldives/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

On Thursday, February 1, the island nation of the Maldives was thrown into chaos by the stroke of a pen. The country’s Supreme Court issued an unexpected order, demanding the immediate release of nine high-profile political prisoners – including former ...