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 Yameen who was defeated in last month's election.  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 last week by his party. 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 investigations in connection with graft cases that th 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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Need to regain trust between India, Maldives: Ex-foreign minister Dunya Maumoon

The statement from Maumoon came after meeting with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. Read Article

Four Maldives' election officials flee to Sri Lanka citing threats

Four members of the Maldives Elections Commission have fled and three are in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, leaving behind just one panel member, two of the Maldivian officials told Reuters on…

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Maldives court to hear election challenge on Sunday

A day after Maldives President Abdulla Yameen's party filed a petiti Read Article

Will continue to follow existing projects in Maldives, taken note of people opposing smooth cooperation: China

The foreign ministry said China is willing to work with new government to cement the traditional friendship, deepen mutual benefit cooperation and elevate bilateral ties

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President Yameen's party challenges election results in Maldives Supreme Court

Yameen had earlier said he would hand over power on November 17th ensuring a smooth transition.

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Maldives opposition leader returns from exile in Germany

Qasim Ibrahim was welcomed at the airport on Thursday by President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

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Six Malaysian rescue divers drown in bid to save boy

The 17-year-old boy had gone missing Wednesday while fishing in the pool popular with anglers in the township of Puchong west of the capital Kuala Lumpur.

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Maldives president-elect Mohamed Solih gains control of Parliament

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won last month's presidential election and is to be sworn in next month.

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