World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 5, 2014
Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed feared for his life after receiving a death threat from extremists while visiting Britain, his office said Sunday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Without a ball bowled, Kuwait captain Mahmoud Bastaki correctly called "heads" at the Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, South Korea, to give his side their first win of the competition.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday September 29, 2014
While Ankita Das and Poulomi Ghatak outplayed Pakistani duo Rahila Kashif and Shabnam Bilal, Madhurika Patkar and Neha Aggarwal thrashed the Maldives' Aishath Nisa and Shiura Aminath Shareef.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Getting 142 athletes from the poor islands, best known as a honeymoon paradise, to the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, has already been an achievement, according to Maldives team leaders.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
India demolished Maldives 15-0 in their opening match and are almost certain of making it to the quarterfinals of the Asian Games for the first time.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 15, 2014
China's President Xi Jinping was in the Maldives Monday beginning a three-nation tour of South Asia with a historic visit to an island paradise gaining a new reputation as a hotbed of militant Islamists.
World | Agence France Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Maldives on Sunday, making a historic visit to the Indian Ocean tourist destination at the start of a three-nation South Asian tour.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 15, 2014
With Sunday's win, India are virtually through to quarterfinals in the women's football competition which began a week before the opening ceremony of the Asian Games.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday August 30, 2014
Media outlets in the Maldives have raised nearly $2 million to help Gaza residents affected by massive destruction caused in the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas, a fundraising organiser said on Saturday.
Ishita Blaggan | Saturday August 2, 2014
Bollywood actor Salman Khan's movie Kick has collected a total of Rs 178.28 crore in its first week.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 5, 2014
A Maldives court has denied ordering the deportation of two Pakistanis caught by police in the biggest drug bust in the history of the country, a statement said on Friday.
Friday June 20, 2014
GMR Infrastructure on Thursday said it has won arbitration proceedings in the Male airport case and the tribunal has asked the Maldivian government and airport company are liable to pay damages and $4 million in legal costs to GMR.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 5, 2014
The United Nations seized World Environment Day on Thursday to demand action on climate change to protect small island states threatened by rising seas, drought and floods.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 22, 2014
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder over a fatal stabbing in the Maldives, becoming the first minor to be accused of a capital offence since the death penalty was reintroduced, officials said.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Congress today said it was the new government's prerogative to invite SAARC Heads of State and Government including Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Narendra Modi's swearing-in as Prime Minister on May 26.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday April 30, 2014
The United Nations human rights body has expressed concern over Maldives' decision to end a moratorium on the death penalty.
Friday April 25, 2014
Amidst a legal tussle on between GMR and the Maldivian government over termination of a contract to develop Male international airport, the Indian infrastructure firm has said it stands by its compensation claim of $1.4 billion.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 22, 2014
The Maldives held parliamentary elections on Saturday on schedule, despite worries about the ability of the resort island's turmoil-hit elections commission to stage the ballot successfully.
World | Reuters | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Investigators probing the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board have discounted reports the plane may have been sighted over the Maldives, Malaysia's Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Investigators have found nothing suspicious in initial search of a home-made flight simulator, personal computers and e-mails of the pilots of the missing Malaysian plane, amid continued speculation over fate of the aircraft carrying 239 people.