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Maldives ousted president faces runoff election


The first democratically elected president of the Maldives, who was ousted from power last year, faces a runoff after falling short of a clear majority in the first round of Indian Ocean archipelago’s presidential election.

Maldivian police arrest ex-president Nasheed: Party


Maldivian police on Monday arrested the country's first democratically-elected president Mohamed Nasheed after he again failed to turn up for the start of a trial for abuse of power, his party said.

Maldives releases 11 Indian fishermen

Eleven Indian fishermen apprehended by Maldivian Navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line have been released and handed over to the officials of the High Commission of I

Major cabinet expansion in crisis-hit Maldives on Sunday


Maldives new President Mohamed Waheed Hassan is set to conduct a major cabinet expansion on Sunday, even as his deposed predecessor Mohammed Nasheed postponed his scheduled visit to his power centre A

Maldives President expands cabinet; Nasheed remains defiant


Maldives' new President on Sunday inducted seven members into his expanded cabinet, including the country's first woman Attorney General, as he tries to entrench himself as head of a 'unity governm

Maldives mutiny forces out Prez

The Maldives’ first democratically elected President resigned Tuesday after a police mutiny described as an “attempted coup”, capping weeks of upheaval.

India signs umbrella pact with Maldives


Amid China's increased foray in the Indian Ocean island, India on Saturday inked an umbrella agreement with the Maldives to intensify cooperation in diverse areas, including trade and counter-terroris

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