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Maldives Police says prime suspect in attack on ex-president Mohamed Nasheed arrested
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Maldives Police says prime suspect in attack on ex-president Mohamed Nasheed arrested

Hospital officials said Nasheed, currently the speaker in the Parliament, remains in an intensive care unit after initial life-saving surgeries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs

Islamic extremists behind attack on Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed, says top official; two arrested
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Islamic extremists behind attack on Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed, says top official; two arrested

Investigators still do not know which extremist group was behind the attack, which left Nasheed, 53, in critical condition in an intensive care unit after life-saving surgeries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs, the official added

Maldives not to press for income tax, fines of over $20 mn from GMR on Male airport contract compensation
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Maldives not to press for income tax, fines of over $20 mn from GMR on Male airport contract compensation

In a statement issued on 23 May, the Maldivian Attorney Generals Office has said no sum will be imposed on GMR by the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority on the final award sum in respect of taxes.

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed marks political comeback with landslide win in parliamentary election
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Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed marks political comeback with landslide win in parliamentary election

Election officials estimated the final turnout in Maldives to be between 70 and 80 percent, down from the 89 percent recorded at the September presidential election which unexpectedly toppled Yameen.

As China hands over $3.3 bn invoice to new Maldives govt, Solih administration clueless about scale of Male's debts
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As China hands over $3.3 bn invoice to new Maldives govt, Solih administration clueless about scale of Male's debts

One week after taking power, the new government of the Maldives says it has no idea how much it owes China, which has led a construction spree in the tiny Indian Ocean nation, but fears the debts run up in the past five years could be unsustainable.

Narendra Modi in Maldives says he is looking forward to working with country's new president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
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Narendra Modi in Maldives says he is looking forward to working with country's new president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he is looking forward to working with new Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed returns from self-imposed exile in London after two years
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Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed returns from self-imposed exile in London after two years

Solih defeated incumbent president Abdulla Yameen in September, paving the way for the return of Nasheed, who was barred from contesting the elections.

Maldives' Supreme Court stays Mohamed Nasheed's 13-year jail sentence; exiled former president to go home on 1 November
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Maldives' Supreme Court stays Mohamed Nasheed's 13-year jail sentence; exiled former president to go home on 1 November

The 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.

Abdullah Yameen's defeat allows India, US a chance to firewall Maldives from falling prey to China's 'debt trap' diplomacy
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Abdullah Yameen's defeat allows India, US a chance to firewall Maldives from falling prey to China's 'debt trap' diplomacy

Abdullah Yameen's government was decisively defeated by opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the elections held in the Maldives last month.

Will return to Maldives on 1 November 'come what may', says exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed
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Will return to Maldives on 1 November 'come what may', says exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed

Nasheed 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.

Maldives' president-elect Mohamed Solih invites Narendra Modi to attend his swearing-in ceremony on 17 November
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Maldives' president-elect Mohamed Solih invites Narendra Modi to attend his swearing-in ceremony on 17 November

Mohamed Solih, the Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party's candidate, emerged victorious over incumbent President Abdulla Yameen.

China lashes out at former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed for 'irresponsible' criticism of Beijing's projects in island nation
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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".

Facing challenges of jihadism and deep-rooted corruption, Maldives needs more than a poll to get back from the brink
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Facing challenges of jihadism and deep-rooted corruption, Maldives needs more than a poll to get back from the brink

The soldiers of jihad in the Maldives are improbable recruits to the ranks of the pious: drawn from powerful street gangs, many discovered Islam in prison, are mentored by fundamentalist clerics protected by the regime and put to work by its enemies.

Maldives gets new president: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih gives India a good opportunity to mend bilateral relations
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Maldives gets new president: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih gives India a good opportunity to mend bilateral relations

India should take care that bureaucratic norms don’t delay getting a firm foot into the archipelago. The Maldives is not known for sustained democratic exercises.

Maldives presidential elections: Thousands cast their votes amid concerns over country slipping back into autocratic rule
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Maldives presidential elections: Thousands cast their votes amid concerns over country slipping back into autocratic rule

People in the Maldives and observers outside the country waited for the results to see whether the Opposition's cries of a rigged vote would be validated.

Maldives presidential election: Voting begins amid fears of rigging; results should be rejected, says ex-president Mohamed Nasheed
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Maldives presidential election: Voting begins amid fears of rigging; results should be rejected, says ex-president Mohamed Nasheed

Voting began in a controversial presidential election in the Maldives on Sunday, amid fears that the process has been rigged in China-friendly strongman Abdulla Yameen's favour.

After Male calls India over Subramanian Swamy's 'invade Maldives' tweet, BJP leader says 'don't represent Govt of India'
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After Male calls India over Subramanian Swamy's 'invade Maldives' tweet, BJP leader says 'don't represent Govt of India'

Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday explained his controversial statement that "India should invade Maldives" if rigging takes place in the country's upcoming presidential elections.

Maldives to hold presidential polls on 23 September; exiled ex-president Mohamed Nasheed to campaign via social media
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Maldives to hold presidential polls on 23 September; exiled ex-president Mohamed Nasheed to campaign via social media

Maldives has set the date for its next presidential election with incumbent Abdulla Yameen in a commanding position — and his two main rivals either in jail or exiled abroad.

Shiv Sena takes a dig at Devendra Fadnavis over farmers' woes, says Maharashtra CM 'beating drum with no sound'
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Shiv Sena takes a dig at Devendra Fadnavis over farmers' woes, says Maharashtra CM 'beating drum with no sound'

Shiv Sena took a dig at the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra over the recent unseasonal rains and falling prices of vegetables

Maldives former president Maumoon Gayoom charged with terrorism for attempting to topple Abdulla Yameen government
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Maldives former president Maumoon Gayoom charged with terrorism for attempting to topple Abdulla Yameen government

Maldivian authorities have charged former strongman Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and several senior judges with "terrorism" for attempting to topple President Abdulla Yameen, the government said on Wednesday