Maldives judges to hear ex-president Abdulla Yameen's challenge to annul election results and call for fresh polls
Maldives 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.
China lashes out at former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed for 'irresponsible' criticism of Beijing's projects in island nation
China on Wednesday lashed out at former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed for his "irresponsible remarks" criticising its projects in the strategic Indian Ocean island nation, saying they can't be "smeared by certain individuals".
Maldives top court orders retrial of exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed and eight Opposition leaders
The Maldives' top court ordered the release of nine key political prisoners on Friday, clearing the way for exiled former leader Mohamed Nasheed to run for president
UN General-Secretary Antonio Guterres urges Maldives govt to lift Parliament blockade, encourages dialogue on issue
The UN chief's remarks came amid the ongoing political turmoil in the Maldives where soldiers have barred the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) from entering the parliament complex.