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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Sushma Swaraj arrives in Maldives for two-day visit

Sources said the Maldives was aware of Indian government's limitations due to the election code of conduct and that Swaraj's visit will be to enhance overall ties which came under strain during…

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Maldives former President Abdulla Yameen's top aide charged with embezzlement

The charges against high-profile former justice minister Azima Shakoor come days after Yameen was hit with his own indictment on graft charges after his shock election loss last year.

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Maldives seeks foreign aid to find cash linked to former President Abdulla yameen

Maldivian diplomats said authorities in the Indian Ocean archipelago were in talks with foreign experts as part of a police investigation against the leader who lost power last September.

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Maldives police seek charges against ex-president after money laundering probe

The investigation relates to a deal to lease tropical islands for hotel development, and alleged payment of $1 million of government money through a private company, SOF Private Limited, into…

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Sri Lanka arrests Maldivians flying drone near airport

The suspects were taken into custody on Saturday night after they were seen using a drone within the high-security zone of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), police said in a statement…

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Countries should not give into economic colonisation: Maldives ex-VP

Dr Mohamed Jameel Ahmed spoke to our Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal on a range of issues including how the Maldives fell into a Chinese debt trap.

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Maldives: President, Vice President disclose their income, assets

In the upcoming days, the President's Office will continue to publish the financial statements of all senior political appointees at all ministries, state institutions, and state companies that…

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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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