The Maldives' ruling party has sacked the country's former strongman president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom as its leader after he led an unsuccessful rebellion against his half-brother, who is now in power. The decision came late yesterday after Gayoom entered a ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
The Maldivian opposition leaders have joined hands to fight against incumbent President Abdulla Yameen's regime and work for restoring the country's democracy and ensuring free and fair elections. Exiled former President Mohamed Nasheed said he will cooperate ...Business Standard, 1 month ago Maldives police arrest opposition leader for plotting to oust govt Sify, 3 weeks ago Diplomatic Enclave: Political challenge The Financial Chronicle, 4 weeks ago How the Maldivian President provoked 4 opposition leaders to make a collective stand catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The island nation of Maldives saw chaos in Parliament on 27 March as a united opposition front sought to unseat the Speaker Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed. This is the first consolidated attack on the government of President Abdulla Yameen. New Delhi must be keenly ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago Maldives speaker survives impeachment vote amid chaos| Reuters First Post.com, 1 month ago
The country, which holds immense geostrategic significance for India, is in a highly volatile state and the upcoming polls are being viewed as a veritable semi-final before its presidential elections.In this exclusive conversation with Rediff.com contributor Rajeev Sharma, exiled Opposition leader Ahmed Naseem explains why the world should care about democracy in Maldives. Exclusive: 'What's happening in the Maldives is not in India's interest' IMAGE: Mohamed Nasheed, the first ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'Now is the time for India, our biggest neighbour and oldest friend, to bring the full array of international policy instruments to bear.'Ahmed Naseem, the exiled former foreign minister of the Maldives, tells Rediff.com contributor Rajeev Sharma why it is important that India take the lead in addressing the unrest in his country. Why the Maldives feels it can defy India IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, with Maldives President Abdulla Yameen at the SAARC Summit in 2014.Ahmed ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago Why is India silent on the crackdown in the Maldives? Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago Saudis set to lease atoll in Maldives. Wahhabi threat in India's backyard? catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Exiled Maldives opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed vowed today to keep up the pressure on the government after it deployed troops to remove his MPs from parliament, drawing a warning from Washington. Nasheed admitted he had been unable to secure "outright ...Business Standard, 1 month ago Maldives exiled leader Nasheed vows to take parliament Business Standard, 1 month ago
The first democratically elected president of the Maldives says he has signed an agreement with his one-time archrival and former strongman to try to restore democracy in the archipelago state. Former President Mohamed Nasheed said today that the immediate ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
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