Abdulla Yameen

PM Modi Calls For Greater Democracy, Easing Crackdown In Maldives: Report

The Indian Ocean archipelago nation has been in turmoil in recent months, with strongman President Abdulla Yameen jailing or forcing into exile all …

India

Maldives seeks scaling back of Indian presence as it woos China

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to New Delhi by President Abdulla Yameen's China-backed government.<p>India and China are going head to head in the …

China

Note to Correspondents: Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča visits Maldives to discuss presidential elections | United Nations Secretary-General

Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča started his visit in Malé today to discuss the preparations for the presidential …

United Nations

Maldives acquits two men accused of abducting missing reporter Rilwan

New York, August 3, 2018--A Maldives criminal court yesterday acquitted two men accused of abducting Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, a reporter for the news …

Crime

aligned Raajje TV

New York, August 9, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Maldives authorities to withdraw fines against and stop targeting the …

Freedom of the Press

Maldives President felicitates PTI Chairman on his success in general elections

ISLAMABAD, Jul 30 (APP):President of Maldives Abdulla Yameen on Monday telephoned Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan and felicitated him on …

Elections

Maldives opposition unites to challenge Abdulla Yameen

By PTI<p>COLOMBO: Opposition parties in the Maldives agreed today to field a joint candidate in September's presidential elections to challenge …

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Maldives declines India's offer to participate in Defence Expo

Maldives has declined an invitation by India to send a ministerial-level delegation to the Defence Expo, a biennial exhibition of weapons and …

India

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts 45-day-long State of Emergency

<b>Colombo</b>: The president of the Maldives has lifted a 45-day state of emergency he declared last month during political turmoil in the archipelago …

India News

India welcomes revocation of emergency in Maldives

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India on Thursday welcomed the revocation of emergency in the Maldives but with noted that a number of concerns expressed …

India

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts state of emergency after 45 days

The emergency was imposed following a political and constitutional crisis after a Supreme Court order to release nine persons including the exiled …

Maldives former president Maumoon Gayoom charged with terrorism for attempting to topple Abdulla Yameen government

<b>Colombo:</b> Maldivian authorities have charged former strongman Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and several senior judges with "terrorism" for attempting to topple …

India News

Yameen lifts Emergency in the Maldives

<b>COLOMBO:</b> Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifted a 45-day State of Emergency on Thursday, after arresting dozens in that period, in a move that the …

India News

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts State of Emergency with dissidents locked up indefinitely

<b>Male</b>: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifted a 45-day state of emergency on Thursday, a day after senior political opponents were locked up …

Sunni Islam

Maldives to lift State of Emergency tomorrow, will charge former president Maumoon Gayoom, chief justice with bribery

<b>Colombo:</b> Maldives president Abdulla Yameen will lift a 45-day State of Emergency on Thursday and the government will bring bribery charges against …

India News

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts state of emergency but enemies vow to fight on

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifted a 45-day state of emergency on Thursday, a day after senior political opponents were charged with trying to …

Asia

More trouble in paradise as Maldives ex-dictator is charged with terrorism

Maldives authorities have charged former strongman Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and several senior judges with “terrorism” for attempting to topple President …

News (China)

Week in pictures: From Women's Day to Sierra Leone elections

A photo round-up of some of last week's events, including Tibetan activists' protest and the San Juan de Dios festival.

Middle East

Maldives crisis: How India, China are flexing muscles over the tiny island

A Chinese naval combat force that entered the Indian Ocean for the first time in four years may have helped deter an Indian intervention in the …

China

Former President Mohamed Nasheed: 'Maldives government selling oil to North Korea'

In an exclusive interview with DW, Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives, accused incumbent president Abdulla Yameen of suppressing …

World News

Second Maldives minister resigns, urges international help to overcome crisis

© Reuters. Second Maldives minister resigns, urges international help to overcome crisis<p>Feb 27 (Reuters) - Maldives State Health Minister Dunya …

North Africa

UPDATE 1-Maldives opposition protesters arrested after top court validates emergency rule

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-Maldives opposition protesters arrested after top court validates emergency rule<p>* Arrests of opposition lawmakers continue amid …

Maldives opposition protesters arrested after court validates emergency rule

MALE (Reuters) - Maldives police have arrested at least another four opposition members under state of emergency laws for protesting against President Abdulla Yameen's government, the opposition said on Tuesday.<p>The top court in the Maldives last week validated a 30-day extension of the state of …

Amnesty International

Maldives rejects India's Milan naval exercise invite: Top 10 developments

Tensions between the Maldives and India have hit a high point as reports have emerged that the island nation has declined New Delhi's invitation to …

Military

India must lead global efforts to restore democracy in Maldives, says island country's former VP

Ahmed lamented that despite efforts being made by the people of the Maldives, they have been unable to restore democracy in the country.

India

Maldives warns India not to poke into its internal affairs despite New Delhi's displeasure over extension of emergency

<b>Male:</b> The Maldives has warned India against taking "any actions" that could hinder resolving the political crisis in the country, as New Delhi …

India

China challenge 'more subtle and sophisticated' than the threat of war

This stood in contrast to a rules-based, liberal international order that creates a level playing field.<p>“It’s an illiberal system based on power and …

China

Maldives crisis: President Abdulla Yameen turns down UN chief Antonio Guterres' offer of mediation

<b>United Nations:</b> Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has turned down UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' offer to mediate between him and the …

India News

Navy denies presence of 11 Chinese ships in Indian Ocean

Scotching reports on the presence of 11 Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean, the navy on Tuesday said these ships were in different parts of the …

Military

Don’t extend emergency, restore democracy, India warns Maldives

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen. The Maldives has been under a state of emergency since 5 February. Photo: HT<p><b>New Delhi:</b> India on Tuesday issued a …

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