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Bengaluru FC return from Maldives after postponement of AFC Cup match, go into quarantine
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Bengaluru FC return from Maldives after postponement of AFC Cup match, go into quarantine

All the Bengaluru FC players and support staff are in mandatory quarantine in line with the standard protocols.

Bengaluru's AFC Cup match postponed after breach of COVID-19 protocols; owner Parth Jindal apologises
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Bengaluru's AFC Cup match postponed after breach of COVID-19 protocols; owner Parth Jindal apologises

Maldives' sports minister Ahmed Mahloof in his tweet asked Bengaluru FC to leave the country.

Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom released on bail, raises hope for other political prisoners
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Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom released on bail, raises hope for other political prisoners

Gayoom's daughter Dunya, a former foreign minister, welcomed the release and said she hoped the sentences of other dissidents, including another former leader, Mohamed Nasheed, would soon be withdrawn. "These are all politically-motivated convictions and I hope they too will be overturned soon, allowing... Nasheed to return home," Maumoon told AFP by telephone from Male as Gayoom returned home.

Maldives' Opposition says Yameen Abdul Gayoom attempting to stay in power despite conceding defeat in presidential polls
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Maldives' Opposition says Yameen Abdul Gayoom attempting to stay in power despite conceding defeat in presidential polls

The Maldives' Opposition alliance says President Yameen Abdul Gayoom is working on ways to remain in power despite having conceded defeat in the presidential election earlier this week.