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News Maldives » Security: 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

MALE, Maldives — Dozens of pro-opposition supporters were injured ... encouraged citizens to face off against security services personnel,” the statement said. “We also note that the actions of some journalists mirrored that of some protesters ...

News Maldives » Security: Maldives tries to fight off travel alerts as tourists stay away

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-maldives-politics-tourism/maldives-tries-to-fight-off-travel-alerts-as-tourists-stay-away-idUSKCN1FY10D
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Wednesday China had sent security reminders regarding the situation in the Maldives. “According to my knowledge, relevant Chinese departments are actively giving guidance to Chinese citizens to pay ...

News Maldives » Security: 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

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 » Security: 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

“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 countries can play a constructive role in Maldives, instead of doing the opposite,” the ...

News Maldives » Security: Keep Off Maldives, Yameen Government Tells Indian Military

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/223916/keep-off-maldives-yameen-government-tells-indian-military/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Stating that the demands for intervention were a threat to Maldives’ independence and security, the statement called on all parties to “refrain from such calls”. New Delhi: In a pointed message on Tuesday, the Maldives defence ministry said it ...

News Maldives » Security: 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

In fact, the Indians have significant security and economic interests in the Maldives: next to the archipelago, which is located just 1,200 kilometers off the Indian mainland, stretch some of the world’s busiest sea lanes, which are hugely important for ...

News Maldives » Security: 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 also sit near international sea lanes through which India’s oil imports traverse. India’s security would be threatened should the Chinese set up a naval base in the Maldives. These concerns are not without substance; in August 2017 ...

News Maldives » Security: The Crisis In The Maldives, Explained

News channel or source: https://inhomelandsecurity.com/crisis-maldives-explained/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

But severe political crisis erupted there Feb. 5 when President Yameen Abdul Gayoom of the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) declared a state of emergency. Security forces stormed the Supreme Court and arrested two of its five sitting judges, and sealed ...

News Maldives » Security: Maldives security forces break into Supreme Court - court spokesman

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-maldives-supremecourt/maldives-security-forces-break-into-supreme-court-court-spokesman-idUKKBN1FP2GV?il=0
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Maldives security forces broke into the Supreme Court on Monday, court spokesman Faisal Adam told Reuters, hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency for 15 days, in an escalation of a legal battle with the ...

News Maldives » Security: India, China Vie for Influence as Crisis Unfolds in Maldives

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-10/india-china-vie-for-influence-as-crisis-unfolds-in-maldives
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

"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 countries can play a constructive role in Maldives, instead of doing the opposite," the ...