Long shadow of China recede over Maldives as Yameen's legacy becomes distant past

Yameen era from 2013 to 2018 witnessed the rise of radicalised elements within Maldivian society as street gangs and ultra-religious elements held sway over society

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In Ramzan, India gifts 600 tonnes of essential food items to Maldives

India's gift comes even as the country observes Ramzan. The package includes 200 tonnes of rice, 140 tonnes of wheat flour, 120 tonnes of yellow dal, 80 tonnes of sugar, 26 tonnes of onions and 14…

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Maldives sees rapid spike in coronavirus patients

Official figures on Saturday showed 766 cases, including 743 that are still active. Three people have died so far.

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Maldives reports its first coronavirus death

The victim was an 83-year-old woman from the capital Male.

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First local citizen tests positive for COVID-19 in Maldives

The country is currently under a state of public health emergency

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Kulhudhuffushi crosses 10,000 resident mark, becomes Maldives' fourth city

  • Kulhuduffushi was declared a city on January 1, 2020
  • The economic capital of Northern Maldives, Kulhudhufushi is known as the heart of the north
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Maldives' rising militancy problem: Government trying to repatriate orphans from Syria

In the last few years, at least 200 young men left the Maldives for Syria.

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Maldives court gives former president Yameen 5-year prison term for money laundering

The court also slapped a fine of $5 million on Yameen, who is under arrest, Judge Ali Rasheed said

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Maldives police arrest ex-vice president Ahmed Adeeb after India denies entry

An Indian port official in Thoothukudi said Adeeb had been sent back to the Maldives late on Friday on a boat escorted by a coast guard vessel.

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Former Maldives president Abdulla Yameen pleads not guilty to charges of money laundering

Yameen, who unexpectedly lost an election last year, was arrested in February. 

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Important for world community to come together to fight challenge of terrorism and radicalisation: PM Modi

PM Modi also held bilateral talks with country's President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

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Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed makes comeback with landslide win

Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed, 51, was set for a dramatic return to the top of the national parliament, with his Maldivian Democratic Party headed for a two-thirds majority in the 87-member…

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Maldives ex-leader Abdulla Yameen makes comeback in landmark vote

Former president Yameen is not a candidate, but his Progressive Party of Maldives is seen as the main challenger to the MDP.  

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As Maldives heads for polls today President Solih hopes for majority to probe China deals

The Jumhooree Party and Yameen's Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) are both campaigning on a nationalist, religious platform.

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Will remain sensitive towards India's security, strategic concerns: Maldives

The Maldivian leaders also expressed commitment to support India's efforts to combat terrorism, particularly cross-border terrorism, and crimes such as piracy, organised crime, narcotic drugs and…

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