Mohamed Nasheed

Rights group: Change needed for free election in Maldives

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An international human rights group said Thursday that the Maldives government is intimidating the political opposition and …

Human Rights

Maldives ex-president Nasheed withdraws from Sept presidential poll

MALE (Reuters) - Maldives former president Mohamed Nasheed announced on Friday that he was withdrawing as the main opposition party’s candidate for a presidential election in September after the national election commission ruled him illegible to run.<p>FILE PHOTO: Maldives former president Mohamed …

Sri Lanka

Maldives' Nasheed vows to renegotiate China loans if opposition wins September poll

COLOMBO (Reuters) - China has dragged the Maldives into a debt trap and any future government formed by the opposition will be unable to repay the loans unless a review cuts them to real value, exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed told Reuters on Monday.<p>Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed …

World News

United Nations urges Maldives to allow ex-president Mohamed Nasheed to contest elections

<b>Geneva</b>: The UN Human Rights Committee on Monday urged the Maldivian government to allow former President Mohamed Nasheed to stand for office, …

Human Rights

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

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

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 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

Maldives Opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed gets the Delhi cold shoulder

The clarification came after Nasheed, who lives in exile in Colombo, tweeted a photograph of him seated across Sitharaman with a caption: “Pleasure …

India News

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen seeks extension of state of emergency amid political crisis

<b>Male:</b> Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday requested Parliament to extend the state of emergency for a further 15 days amid the ongoing …

Venezuela

Into the Sea: Nepal in International Waters

Recent remarks by several senior Pakistani officials suggest that Pakistan and China are groping with how to deal with globally designated Pakistani …

Geopolitics

Huge Worry China Is Maldives Biggest Creditor, Says Ex-President

Exiled former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed told NDTV that India's intervention in the Maldives is imperative, it is bound to happen sooner …

China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hug Diplomacy Fails

Recent remarks by several senior Pakistani officials suggest that Pakistan and China are groping with how to deal with globally designated Pakistani …

Geopolitics

‘We don’t want trouble between India and China,’ says former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed

He said India was a ‘net provider of security’ for Indian Ocean nations.<p>Exiled former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed (pictured above) on Saturday …

India News

Potential Consequences of Nuclear Politics in South Asia

Recent remarks by several senior Pakistani officials suggest that Pakistan and China are groping with how to deal with globally designated Pakistani …

Geopolitics

Maldives crisis: Delhi blunders

The spiralling political crisis in Maldives is reason for grave concern for Maldivians as well as the international community, especially India. …

Geopolitics

"India Should Play Better Role... More Than China," Says Maldives Envoy

"If there is (a perception of) growing influence of China... then India should play that role, India should reach out to Maldives more often," …

India

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World<p>Yiannis Philippopoulou was sure he saw his nine-year-old twins picked up by a boat after they fled the flames. But days since the family's …

India News

Crisis in the Maldives: A geopolitical chess game

The outcome of a power struggle in the Maldives that has sparked declaration of an emergency, military control of parliament, and arrests of senior …

How Maldives became China’s pocket borough under President Yameen, India sidelined

China

'Democracy at stake in Maldives': Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed seeks Modi's help, cites China's interests

The political crisis in Maldives continued as exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday sought India's diplomatic and military intervention …

India News

Maldives in turmoil: India says 'disturbed' over Yameen govt-Supreme Court standoff, will keep troops ready

<b>New Delhi</b>: With Maldives in turmoil following a face off between the government and its Supreme Court, India is expected to follow a standard …

India

Why India sending troops to Maldives may help current president Yameen

Sending troops to Maldives may backfire for India and instead work in favour of current president Abdulla Yameen.

Geopolitics

Island Paradise Becomes Latest Flashpoint in India-China Rivalry

A power struggle in the Maldives, a tiny Indian Ocean nation known for scenic luxury resorts and crystal-clear blue water, is taking center stage in …

China

Maldives' ex-president Nasheed urges India to intervene to resolve crisis

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday called for India to send an envoy backed by its military to free Supreme Court judges and other detainees held by the government following the imposition of a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago.<p>Maldives' former …

Sri Lanka

"Send Envoy, Military": Maldives Ex-President Urges India Amid Crisis

Maldives was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the Supreme Court called for the release of nine imprisoned opposition politicians, ruling that …

Indian Ocean

Send in your troops, ex-Maldives president tells India after emergency imposed in country

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has requested to India to intervene in the ongoing crisis in the country.

India

Maldives’ Former President Mohamed Nasheed Seeks Indian Military Intervention

Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed today sought India’s diplomatic and military intervention to resolve the ongoing political crisis …

Indian Ocean

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