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  • Crisis-hit Maldives hold new presidential vote

    Crisis-hit Maldives hold new presidential vote

    The Maldives on Saturday voted in a run-off presidential election held under intense international pressure to elect a new leader and end months of political unrest.

  • Crisis-hit Maldives votes again

    Crisis-hit Maldives votes again

    The Maldives on Saturday began voting in a run-off presidential election held under intense international pressure to elect a new leader and end months of political unrest.

  • Make-or-break Maldives polls on Saturday

    Make-or-break Maldives polls on Saturday

    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 ...

  • Maldives President steps down ahead of run-off polls

    Maldives President steps down ahead of run-off polls

    In the face of pressure from the world community, Mohamed Waheed has stepped down as President of the Maldives on the eve of the second round of the country's controversy-ridden presidential polls.

  • Crisis deepens in Maldives after third vote blocked

    Crisis deepens in Maldives after third vote blocked

    A political crisis deepened in the Maldives on Monday when parliament's speaker warned caretaker president Mohamed Waheed that his mandate had expired after the country failed to hold elections on time.

  • Clashes after Maldives President announced decision to stay on

    Clashes after Maldives President announced decision to stay on

    The Maldives, ironically on its 45th Republic Day (Monday) has entered another phase of political uncertainty and a potential constitutional crisis. Minutes before his term was to end, President Mohamed Waheed addressed the nation announcing that he ...

  • Maldives president stays on after term ends

    Maldives president stays on after term ends

    Maldives President Mohammed Waheed announced he will stay in power after his term ended at midnight Sunday.

  • Mohamed Nasheed tops Maldives poll but faces run-off

    Mohamed Nasheed tops Maldives poll but faces run-off

    The Maldives will vote in a second round presidential poll run-off but there is uncertainty on whether it will be held as agreed on Sunday.

  • Troubled Maldives holds make-or-break elections

    Troubled Maldives holds make-or-break elections

    Voting got underway in the Maldives Saturday in its third bid to choose a president and end unrest sparked by the toppling of their first freely-elected leader 21 months ago.

  • Maldives geared up for tomorrow's presidential polls

    Maldives geared up for tomorrow's presidential polls

    Maldives today affirmed that the controversy-ridden presidential polls set for tomorrow will go ahead in order to avert a constitutional crisis.

  • Maldives officials refuse to move up revote date

    Maldives officials refuse to move up revote date

    Maldives officials on Monday rejected a proposal by the country's presidential candidates to hold a revote of a much troubled election before the incumbent's term ends in order to avoid a possible constitutional crisis.

  • Maldives crisis fears deepen despite poll announcement

    Maldives crisis fears deepen despite poll announcement

    Maldives faces the prospect of a constitutional crisis after one of the main political parties warned it may not endorse plans to restage aborted elections next month.

  • Presidential election: Will Maldives be fourth time lucky?

    The Maldives Election Commission on Tuesday announced fresh dates for the presidential election. The first round of the fourth attempt to hold the elections will be on November 9 and if needed, second round a week later.

  • Maldives to go to polls in November to choose new President

    Maldives to go to polls in November to choose new President

    The constitutional deadline of November 11 for electing a new President in the Maldives might be missed as the Elections Commission today announced the first round of voting would be held on November 9 and the second round a week later.

  • Maldives poll: Frontrunner Mohamed Nasheed says president should resign

    Maldives poll: Frontrunner Mohamed Nasheed says president should resign

    The frontrunner in the Maldives presidential elections called for the current leader to resign on Sunday, a day after the vote was halted by police.

  • Nasheed demands Maldives President Waheed's resignation

    Nasheed demands Maldives President Waheed's resignation

    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...

  • Maldives President calls for fresh election by October 26

    Maldives President calls for fresh election by October 26

    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.

  • Police force postponement of Maldives vote

    Police force postponement of Maldives vote

    Police in the Maldives forced the postponement of Saturday's presidential polls, declaring the vote illegal and blocking ballot papers from leaving the offices of the independent Elections Commission.

  • Maldives polls: Nasheed leading in first round

    Maldives polls: Nasheed leading in first round

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed today led the first round of the Maldives' presidential election but might miss the crucial 50 per cent mark by a whisker, making a run-off between the top two candidates imminent.

  • Maldives votes 18 months after 'coup' violence

    Maldives votes 18 months after 'coup' violence

    Voters across the Maldives came out in force on Saturday to vote in an election that could see the honeymoon islands' first elected leader return to power, a year after being toppled.

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