World | Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Saturday November 16, 2013
Maldives will vote on Saturday in a run-off between ex-President Mohamed Nasheed and Abdulla Yameen Gayoom. In the first round re-vote, Mr Nasheed had - like in the now annulled September seventh vote - emerged a hands-down winner. He didn't however ...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 20, 2013
Enraged by the last minute postponement of the presidential re-vote, ousted Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed today demanded the resignation of incumbent Mohammed Waheed and a caretaker government to oversee fresh polls before the November 11 deadl...
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 19, 2013
Outgoing President Mohammed Waheed today asked the Maldives' Elections Commission (EC) to find a way to hold a "free, fair, and inclusive" presidential poll as early as possible, preferably on October 26.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Ousted Maldivian president Mohammad Nasheed is confident of a "landslide" victory in the presidential poll to be held again this month after the Supreme Court annulled the previous round, an official said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 7, 2013
Unidentified attackers set fire to the main pro-opposition television network in the Maldives today ahead of a crucial court ruling on whether suspended presidential elections should go ahead, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 24, 2013
The Supreme Court of the Maldives has delayed the final round of presidential elections due this weekend following a legal challenge, threatening more political instability in the Indian Ocean archipelago.
World | Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Saturday February 23, 2013
Eleven days after dramatically seeking shelter at the Indian diplomatic mission, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, equally dramatically, walked out of the High Commission today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 16, 2012
Maldivian police arrested four opposition figures, including two lawmakers, on charges of consuming alcohol, which is illegal in the country for locals, the main opposition said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 9, 2012
The former president of the Maldives was freed on Tuesday after overnight detention and given 25 days to answer allegations that he abused his powers while in office, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 8, 2012
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 26, 2012
A court in the Maldives has slapped a travel ban on ousted president Mohamed Nasheed pending a hearing next week over allegations he abused his power during his tenure, his party said on Wednesday.