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Maldives crisis: Over 50 defence, police officers detained, cl...

[Maldives], Feb 27 (ANI): Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday claimed that over 50 Maldives "National Defence Force (MNDF) and Police Officers" have been detained by the loyalists of President Abdulla Yameen. Nasheed took to Twitter to voice ... Sify, 3 weeks ago

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Maldives unrest: Police use force against opposition leaders

[Maldives], Feb 17 (ANI): The political unrest in the Maldives deepened further when the police used force to crack down on Maldivian opposition leaders, who continued to hold anti-government protests. More than 30 people have been arrested so far. The ...
 Sify1 month ago Maldives crisis: CJ's lawyers express concerns over arbitrary arrest  Sify1 month ago Maldives crisis: Massive protests outside Chief Justice's house  Sify1 month ago Maldivian crisis: Agitators open prison gate where 12 MPs being held  Sify1 month ago

TV channel forced to suspend broadcast in Maldives

[Maldives], Feb 9 (ANI): Major TV station in Maldives, RaajjeTV has shut down its broadcast coming under immense pressure and threats of attacks. "We regret to inform our viewers of the decision to suspend RaajjeTV's regular broadcast, amid continued ...
 Sify1 month ago Maldives crises: Major TV station shuts down  Sify1 month ago

Emergency shows how vulnerable Maldives is

Political crisis continues to deepen in the Maldives after President Abdulla Yameen declared an emergency in a desperate bid to cling on to power and stifle the Opposition has top judges in jail. The developments pose a fresh challenge for the Indian foreign ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago Amid crisis Maldives sends special envoys to 'friendly nations', India excluded  Sify1 month ago Maldives sends special envoys to 'friendly nations' amid crisis  catchnews.com1 month ago

Maldives declines India's invite for naval exercise

Maldives has declined India's invitation to participate in a naval exercise, in an apparent snub to New Delhi, even as the Maldivian envoy to India said his country cannot participate in the event due to the emergency situation back home. Maldives Ambassador Ahmed Mohamed also asserted that the two nations enjoy a history of excellent defence and military cooperation, a tradition which they are confident will endure and continue indefinitely, remarks which are seen as an attempt to assuage ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Will India clash with China over the Maldives?  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Once Upon A Time in the Maldives...  Rediff.com4 weeks ago This is why Maldives President's 'special envoy' didn't visit India  Sify1 month ago

Amnesty warns Maldives against suppression

[United Kingdom], Feb 08 (ANI): Amnesty International has warned the Maldives against using a state of emergency as a tool for further repression and asked for immediate release of judges and opposition politicians detained by the government. Biraj Patnaik, ...
 Sify1 month ago Amnesty International tells Maldives to release opposition leaders  Sify1 month ago

They've arrived well before we thought they would: Gen Rawat on China

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday lauded China's military prowess, saying the neighbouring country, along with its economic rise, also focused on military modernisation. "They have arrived well before the intended time than we had thought they would arrive," Gen Rawat said at an event organised by the Vivekanand India Foundation. Last week, China unveiled its largest defence spending increase in three years, setting an 8.1 per cent growth target this year, fuelling an ambitious military ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

What will Yameen do next? And how must India respond?

'As of now, it may be best for India to insist that Yameen honours the supreme court rulings and ensures that the next election is free and fair,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). IMAGE: Then Progressive Party of Maldives presidential candidate Abdulla Yameen speaks to the media after casting his vote during the presidential election in Male, November 9, 2013.Yameen is now the Maldives' president and it is uncertain if he will permit a free and fair election this November, given his recent ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Why US threats no longer perturb Pakistan

'If the US intention was to use the FATF platform to isolate Pakistan and impose sanctions against it, that is not going to work when influential countries such as Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, China and Russia will not lend support to the US campaign,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, with Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif at the State Department, Washington, DC, October 4, 2017. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters A concerted move by ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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