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Maldives crisis:Nasheed party gets 4-day deadline to join govt


Giving a four-day deadline to ousted President Mohammad Nasheed's MDP, Maldives' new regime on Thursday asked the party to join the national unity government but it stuck to its demand for snap polls,

Nasheed rejects police summons


A defiant Mohammad Nasheed has rejected a police summons to record his statement on his controversial order to arrest a top judge when he was President, amid claims by his party that he still enjoyed

Nasheed to take political fight to Parliament


Ousted Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday vowed to take his fight with the new regime to the country's Parliament and even threatened to launch a civil disobedience movement.

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Nasheed party lawmakers allege threats, victimisation


Tension gripped Maldives political scene on Monday with lawmakers of Mohamed Nasheed's party alleging being threatened with terrorism charges by the new regime, after hundreds of supporters of the ous

Maldives is becoming another Pakistan, says Mohamed Nasheed's advisor

Picturesque Maldives is turning into another Pakistan where the military plays a dominant role, country's former National Security Advisor during ousted president Mohamed Nasheed's regime claimed on M

Ex-Maldives president rejects US compromise call


Ousted Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Sunday rejected a US call to compromise and dismissed proposals for a unity government to end political unrest in the Indian Ocean nation.

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Male calm after days of clashes


An uneasy calm prevailed on Saturday on the streets of the Maldivian capital following days of protests and clashes in the wake of the resignation of the country's first democratically-elected Preside

Indians safe in Maldives


Indians, who constitute a significant chunk of the total population of over three lakh in Maldives, are safe in the country, where as unrest erupted following a regime change four days ago.

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US envoy visits Maldives as crisis deepens

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A top US diplomat arrived in the Maldives on Saturday seeking to help resolve a deepening political crisis sparked by the ousting of the Indian Ocean nation's first democratically elected president.

Maldives ex-president walking free despite arrest warrant

The ousted president of the Maldives was walking free on Friday despite an arrest warrant against him as diplomats including a UN envoy worked to forestall renewed violence in the Indian Ocean archipe

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