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Aug 03, 2019
India rejects asylum request of former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, sends him back from Tuticorin portIndia sent back a former Maldives vice president who sought asylum after fleeing the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to avoid police.
Oct 10, 2018
Defeated Maldives president Abdulla Yameen challenges election result; alleges corruption, malpracticeAbdulla 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.
Oct 01, 2018
Former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom released on bail, raises hope for other political prisonersGayoom'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and said she hoped the sentences of other dissidents, including another former leader, Mohamed Nasheed, would soon be withdrawn.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.
Sep 26, 2018
Maldives' Opposition says Yameen Abdul Gayoom attempting to stay in power despite conceding defeat in presidential pollsThe 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.
Sep 24, 2018
Maldives Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidential election in surprise victoryMaldives' Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih declared victory early Monday in the country's contentious presidential election.
Sep 23, 2018
Maldives presidential elections: Thousands cast their votes amid concerns over country slipping back into autocratic rulePeople 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.
Mar 22, 2018
Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts 45-day-long State of EmergencyThe president of the Maldives has lifted a 45-day state of emergency he declared last month during political turmoil in the archipelago nation.
Mar 20, 2018
Maldives has no intention of extending State of Emergency, says envoy amid criticism over political turmoilAn envoy says Maldives will not extend the state of emergency that is due to expire on Wednesday amid criticism of the government over the recent political turmoil
Feb 23, 2018
Maldives warns India not to poke into its internal affairs despite New Delhi's displeasure over extension of emergencyThe Maldives has warned India against taking "any actions" that could hinder resolving the political crisis in the country, as New Delhi expressed its deep dismay over the extension of emergency in the island nation
Feb 19, 2018
Maldives' Supreme Court delays order reinstating pro-Opposition legislators ahead of important parliamentary sittingThe Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed its order reinstating 12 pro-opposition lawmakers ahead of a key parliamentary sitting.