Maldives President Solih appeals to citizens for graft details under Yameen

Since Ibrahim Mohamed Solih beat Abdulla Yameen in a surprise election result last year his administration has been trying to determine the extent of Chinese loans used to fund a construction boom…

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Maldives' police investigate ex-president Yameen over suspected 'illicit' deals

Yameen has denied any wrongdoing and said that he took on loans to accelerate economic development.

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Maldives seeks India's assistance to pay off Chinese debt

The new government in the Maldives has announced the revival of its `India First` policy without affecting its engagement with China.

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Maldives says China is building projects at inflated prices

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's administration is reviewing contracts awarded by his predecessor Abdulla Yameen. Most went to Chinese firms and are feared to have left the country in debt.

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Maldives Supreme Court acquits former president Mohamed Nasheed

Mohamed Nasheed was convicted under the Anti-terrorism Act of Maldives and was awarded 13-years of jail sentence.

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We believe Maldives will make correct choice on trade deal: Chinese foreign ministry

Mohamed Nasheed, the chief of the Maldivian Democratic Party, which leads the ruling federal alliance, told Reuters this week that it was a mistake to strike such a deal with the world's second…

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Maldives' new president Solih warns state coffers 'looted' after China-led boom

The Maldives is the latest in a number of small countries where China has invested millions of dollars building highways and housing as part of its Belt and Road Initiative.

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Maldives ex-leader Mohamed Nasheed ends exile

Nasheed was welcomed at Male airport by president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and hundreds of supporters.

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India helped in restoration of democracy in Maldives: Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

Nearly a month after he was released from jail, Gayoom, who ruled the Maldives for three decades until 2008, said the government of President Abdulla Yameen inflicted 'huge damage' on the Maldives…

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Maldives opposition moves closer to impeaching speaker

The Maldives opposition moved closer Wednesday to impeach the speaker of parliament, a staunch loyalist of outgoing strongman President Abdulla… Read Article

Maldives Supreme Court upholds Abdulla Yameen's election defeat 

The Maldives Supreme Court on Sunday upheld the outgoing President Abdulla Yameen's defeat in the September's polls as it rejected a petition filed… Read Article

Maldives court frees ex-leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

Gayoom, 80, ruled the largely Muslim island nation for 30 straight years until he was defeated at the country's first multi-party elections in 2008. 

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Vote-winning Maldives party seeks travel ban on President Yameen

The party of the incoming president of the Maldives has urged police to impose a travel ban on outgoing President Abdulla Yameen so he can face… Read Article

Maldives President Yameen blames election defeat on 'disappearing ink'

Outgoing Maldives President Abdulla Yameen said disappearing ink and specially treated ball Read Article

Maldives judges hear strongman Abdulla Yameen's election challenge

Maldives judges on Sunday heard a petition by strongman president Abdulla Yameen to have his recent election defeat annulled, potentially triggering US sanctions and plunging the archipelago into…

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