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Nov 27, 2018
Maldives accuses China of pushing small nations into debt; minister says Beijing executed infrastructure projects at inflated pricesMaldives’ new finance minister said on Monday that China is executing infrastructure projects at vastly higher prices than originally proposed but the island nation cannot get out of its commitments now.
Nov 26, 2018
Sushma Swaraj and Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid hold meeting to deepen bilateral cooperationThis is Abdulla Shahid's first visit after assuming charge as foreign minister of Maldives and assumes significance as the ties between both the countries had severely strained under the previous government in the island nation.
Nov 12, 2018
India should build ties and rescue Maldives from China’s debt trap, challenge Beijing's might in the Indian OceanBeijing would again try to re-establish its clout in Maldives through the debt-trap diplomacy. The Modi government should, therefore, come out with a long-term plan for infrastructure development in Maldives.
Nov 01, 2018
Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed returns from self-imposed exile in London after two yearsSolih defeated incumbent president Abdulla Yameen in September, paving the way for the return of Nasheed, who was barred from contesting the elections.
Oct 31, 2018
Maldives' Supreme Court stays Mohamed Nasheed's 13-year jail sentence; exiled former president to go home on 1 NovemberThe Maldives’ Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed’s 13-year jail sentence on terrorism charges, allowing him to go home this week.
Oct 28, 2018
India helped restore of democracy in Maldives, says country's ex-president Maumoon Abdul GayoomMaumoon Abdul Gayoom had ruled Maldives for 30 years till he was defeated in the country's first multi-party elections in 2008.
Oct 15, 2018
Maldives judges to hear ex-president Abdulla Yameen's challenge to annul election results and call for fresh pollsMaldives 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 Indian Ocean archipelago into fresh turmoil.
Oct 05, 2018
Maldives Supreme Court bars reinstatement of dozen Opposition lawmakers as power tussle continuesMaldives has faced political upheaval since February, when Yameen imposed a state of emergency to annul a Supreme Court ruling that quashed convictions of nine opposition leaders. But he lost his re-election bid last month, and the opposition has been trying to reclaim political ground ever since.
Oct 04, 2018
Will return to Maldives on 1 November 'come what may', says exiled former president Mohamed NasheedNasheed was sentenced to 13 years prison in 2015 but went into exile a year later, after being granted prison leave for medical treatment in the UK. He is still a fugitive from justice in the Maldives and risks arrest if he returns while Yameen is still in office but his five years of iron-fisted rule ends on 17 November.
Sep 29, 2018
Maldives election commission declares Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winner; police and military to uphold resultThe Election Commission of Maldives on Saturday officially declared Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winner of the country’s national election