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Former Maldives president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom charged in case of money laundering and theft
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Former Maldives president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom charged in case of money laundering and theft

Former Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Wednesday was charged with graft money-laundering and theft by Maldivian police.

Defeated Maldives president Abdulla Yameen challenges election result; alleges corruption, malpractice
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Defeated Maldives president Abdulla Yameen challenges election result; alleges corruption, malpractice

Abdulla Yameen, who has rolled back many of Maldives' democratic reforms, was decisively defeated by opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the 23 September election and quickly conceded defeat.

Maldives Supreme Court didn't seek India's assistance to enforce order to release political prisoners, say Maldivian officials
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Maldives Supreme Court didn't seek India's assistance to enforce order to release political prisoners, say Maldivian officials

The Maldives Supreme Court did not seek assistance from the Indian government to enforce its last week's order to release high-profile prisoners, including self-exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed and former vice-president Ahmed Adeeb, the Department of Judicial Administration (DJA) said

Maldives crisis: Male is latest theatre for India-China proxy war; New Delhi must play a more proactive role
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Maldives crisis: Male is latest theatre for India-China proxy war; New Delhi must play a more proactive role

For New Delhi, this is a moment of reckoning. Should it continue with its policy of non-interventionism, or should it interfere in Maldives to restore democracy?

Nawaz Sharif to take part in Maldives independence day celebrations on three day visit
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Nawaz Sharif to take part in Maldives independence day celebrations on three day visit

Pakistan's prime minister Nawaz Sharif will embark on a three-day visit to the Maldives on Monday to take part in the country's 52nd Independence Day celebrations as the chief guest.

India, Maldives sign defence pact to safeguard strategic interests
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India, Maldives sign defence pact to safeguard strategic interests

India inks strategic pact with Maldives to heighten defence cooperation in an attempt to thwart Chinese designs in the Indian Ocean region.

How India's harming its own interests by staying away from Maldivian political crisis
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How India's harming its own interests by staying away from Maldivian political crisis

The million dollar question in this backdrop is: Isn’t the Indian government scoring a self goal by maintaining silence over the Maldivian conundrum?

Warning bells for India: After Nasheed's arrest, Maldives President Gayoom heads to Pak
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Warning bells for India: After Nasheed's arrest, Maldives President Gayoom heads to Pak

In the midst of hightened political confusion in Maldives, following the arrest and ongoing trial of former president Mohamed Nasheed, here comes a diplomatic event which India will be watching very keenly.

PM Modi, Sushma meet Karzai, discuss bilateral ties
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PM Modi, Sushma meet Karzai, discuss bilateral ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai. He also met Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.