India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 29, 2015
India has offered assistance to Maldives to investigate the explosion on a speedboat which was carrying President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and his wife, said the Maldivian Foreign Minister.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 28, 2015
The president of the Maldives was unhurt but his wife and two aides were injured in an explosion on board their speedboat as it approached Male, capital of the Indian Ocean archipelago, a senior aide told Reuters.
World News | Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Amal Clooney, an internationally renowned human rights lawyer, is known for attracting high-profile cases. In the past year alone, she represented Armenia in the European Court of Human Rights, sparred with the Egyptian government over the independence of its judiciary, and argued the case of the Chagos Islanders, an Indian Ocean people forced out ...
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
George Clooney spoke about the 'worst thing about being married to a woman who put herself in 'harm's way' to protect others. "She's a grown woman with her own career, but it's tough when they're stabbing her co-counsel in the head a couple of days before she gets there
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 11, 2015
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney warned Thursday she will press for sanctions against the Maldives unless it frees former president Mohamed Nasheed, who has been controversially jailed for 13 years.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday September 9, 2015
International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney met the jailed former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, who was convicted of terrorism in a case that has drawn international criticism, a day before a key High Court hearing.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 5, 2015
A lawyer for the Maldives' jailed former president was stabbed in the islands' capital ahead of a visit by his international legal team, including leading human rights activist Amal Clooney, his party said today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
The "snail's pace" of progress on an accord to combat climate change caused widening unease at UN negotiations on Friday, with time fast running out before a Paris summit at which a global agreement is due to be reached.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The United States pressed the Maldives Wednesday to release former leader Mohamed Nasheed after he was returned to prison despite a court order commuting his 13-year term to house arrest.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 24, 2015
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was back in jail, two months after his 13-year prison sentence was commuted to house arrest due to health concerns, the media reported today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 13, 2015
France will conduct air and sea searches off its Indian Ocean territory of Reunion until the start of next week for debris from missing flight MH370, the island's top official said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Three Malaysian aviation experts have arrived in the Maldives to examine whether debris found on the honeymoon islands could be wreckage from flight MH370.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 11, 2015
The Maldives has arrested seven foreigners who left the country illegally by trawler and were headed for a US military base on Diego Garcia, a minister said today.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
Indian-American Atul Keshap has been confirmed as the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, becoming the second Indian-origin diplomat to be posted to the region after Richard Rahul Verma.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, who is on a two-day visit to the Maldives on the concluding leg of his 'SAARC yatra' aimed at firming up India's ties with the grouping's members, today held wide-ranging discussions with the Maldivian Vice President.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 27, 2015
Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has lashed out at perceived foreign interference in the honeymoon island's affairs, following Western pressure over the controversial conviction of former president Mohamed Nasheed for terrorism.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted Maldives on its foundation day and said that India's ties with it were built on a very strong foundation.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 25, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday expressed confidence that "traditional ties of friendship and cooperation" between India and Maldives will continue to flourish.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 24, 2015
Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed has had his 13-year prison sentence commuted to a term under house arrest, his international lawyer Jared Genser said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 24, 2015
The Maldives said today it would appeal the conviction of former president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, who was jailed for 13 years in March after a trial the UN described as "vastly unfair".
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 23, 2015
The Maldives ratified legislation today to allow foreigners with investment of more than $1 billion to own land despite opposition concern the reform could be used for military expansion in the islands by China.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Wednesday July 22, 2015
First they gave you relationship and travel goals, then wedding goals and now Instagram's famous 'Follow Me To' couple is going to give you honeymoon goals.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 11, 2015
India has extended its tsunami early warning system services to Sri Lanka and the Seychelles.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 22, 2015
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon discussed several regional issues including Pakistan, Bangladesh and Maldives during their meeting on the eve of International Day of Yoga here.