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Ex-Maldives leader's arrest sparks international concern
Malé (Maldives) (AFP) - The United States and regional power India have voiced concern after former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was forcibly dragged into court to face terrorism charges and denied legal access and medical treatment. The dramatic arrest came amid growing opposition to the government of President Abdulla Yameen, whose spokesman on Tuesday denied that the move was ...(2/24/2015 3:42:36 AM)
30 arrested after Maldives opposition protest
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Police in the Maldives on Friday arrested 30 people as thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the capital calling on President Yameen Abdul Gayoom to resign and demanding the release of a former president in police detention.(2/27/2015 2:12:02 PM)
Maldives former president arrested ahead of hearing; clashes erupt
By Daniel Bosley MALE (Reuters) - Police in Maldives arrested former president Mohamed Nasheed on Sunday after a court said he might flee the country to avoid hearings on terrorism charges, leading to clashes between his supporters and authorities. Nasheed, Maldives' first democratically elected president, had been facing criminal charges over his order to arrest a top judge in January 2012 ...(2/22/2015 12:04:48 PM)
Former Maldives president dragged into court by police
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Police on Monday dragged the Maldives' former president into a court, which ordered his detention while he is tried over his decision to arrest a top judge three years ago.(2/23/2015 4:55:12 PM)
Mass protest in Maldives over ex-leader's arrest
Thousands of supporters of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed marched in the honeymoon islands' tiny capital Friday, protesting his detention on terror charges which have sparked international condemnation. "Stop brutality," said a placard carried by a Nasheed supporter wearing yellow, the colour of his Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP). Supporters of the Jumhooree Party, a former ally of ...(2/27/2015 1:33:09 PM)
Tajikistan to play Maldives, Syria in football friendlies
Dushanbe, March 3 (IANS) Tajikistan's national football team is scheduled to play Maldives and Syria in its build-up for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, the Tajikistan Football Federation (TFF) said on Tuesday.(3/3/2015 3:06:19 AM)
And the world's best hotel is ...
1. Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives – What's not to like about the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice pick for the world's No. 1 hotel? With a 2015 average nightly rate topping $1,700, prices at Maldives resort Gili Lankanfushi will take your breath away.(3/4/2015 10:31:00 AM)
Maldives arrests ex-president for his move to arrest judge
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Authorities in the Maldives arrested former President and current opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed on Sunday, ordering him to stand trial for his 2012 decision to arrest a senior judge.(2/22/2015 10:41:52 AM)
Maldives Opposition to Protest Until Ex-Leader Freed
Maldives opposition resolves to continue protests to press for former president's release(2/28/2015 8:10:14 PM)
Maldives ex-leader forced into court
Police in the Maldives drag ex-leader Mohamed Nasheed into court to face charges for ordering the arrest of a top judge while still leader.(2/23/2015 10:55:12 AM)
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