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Maldives police purchase weapons shipment from UK-owned firm
Fears escalate over political instability in Maldives after tear gas, grenades and rubber bullets shipped to authorities Human rights campaigners are warning of further political repression in the Maldives after a British-owned firm sold a large shipment of tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets to the Maldives police force. The shipment, worth $100,000 (£61,500), was sold by a foreign ...(4/15/2014 8:01:13 PM)
Maldives seeks Indian help to set up Islamic varsity
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Maldives has sought academic tie-ups with the Jamia Millia Islamia, one of India's oldest universities, and help in establishing an Islamic university in the island nation, a visiting Maldivian minister said here. A delegation led by Maldivian Minister of Islamic Affairs Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed visited the university Wednesday evening to explore possibilities of ...(4/17/2014 8:06:31 AM)
A barefoot honeymoon in the Maldives - with baby
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge didn't take George on their trip to the Maldives. Bryony Gordon thinks they were wrong(4/17/2014 4:04:39 PM)
Manta rays lacking libido in empty blue seas around the Maldives
The gentle, plankton-eating giants seem reluctant to mate in water lacking the nutrients needed to support life "Mantas!" shouts Guy Stevens from the top deck, pointing to huge bat-shaped shadows gliding under the rippling, turquoise water of Hanifaru bay in the Maldives. Moments later his team are free-diving below the huge rays, which undulate their black and silver wings to sail over the ...(4/17/2014 2:32:07 AM)
Big win seen for Maldives president's coalition
MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives' opposition leader on Monday accepted defeat but questioned the credibility of the weekend parliamentary election in which President Yameen Abdul Gayoom's coalition appeared to secure a big victory.(3/24/2014 11:43:17 AM)
Maldives and Afghanistan: Theories Blossom for Airliner
It flew to Afghanistan or the Maldives. A near-complete absence of facts has spawned a rich field of speculation, much of it Internet-driven, about what happened to missing Malaysian Air Flight 370. Seventeen years after TWA Flight 800 went down off Long Island, New York, the U.S. issued a public rebuttal of a documentary reviving claims that the airplane was shot down by a missile. Books have ...(3/20/2014 10:55:15 AM)
Maldives? Afghanistan? Theories on Vanished Flight Blossom
It flew to Afghanistan or the Maldives. A near-complete absence of facts has spawned a rich field of speculation, much of it Internet-driven, about what happened to missing Malaysian Air Flight 370. Seventeen years after TWA Flight 800 went down off Long Island, New York, the U.S. issued a public rebuttal of a documentary reviving claims that the airplane was shot down by a missile. Books have ...(3/19/2014 6:28:55 PM)
Over 300 Global Investors To Take Part In Maldives' First Investment Forum
COLOMBO, April 17 (Bernama) -- More than 300 investors from around the world have registered to take part in Maldives' first investment forum due to be held in Singapore later this month, China's Xinhua news agency reported.(4/17/2014 5:36:46 AM)
Maldives opposition leader accepts defeat as president's coalition forecast to win big
The Maldives' opposition leader has accepted defeat but questions the credibility of the weekend parliamentary election in which President Yameen Abdul Gayoom's coalition appeared to secure a big victory.(3/24/2014 11:08:14 AM)
Saudi Arabia's growing role in the Maldives
Saudi Arabia's growing role in the Maldives(3/23/2014 8:22:54 PM)
Source: Yahoo