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Exiled Former President of Maldives Plans to Seek Office Again Click Here to Open in a New Window
Mohamed Nasheed faces obstacles, notably his conviction in 2015 on terrorism charges that his supporters say were politically motivated.
Maldives to Leave Commonwealth Over Allegations of Rights Abuses Click Here to Open in a New Window
The government said it had been treated “unjustly and unfairly” over questions about its human rights record.
Embattled Maldives President Faces Accusations of Corruption, Past and Present Click Here to Open in a New Window
In an interview, Mohamed Nasheed, a former president who has received political asylum in Britain, laid out allegations against the current leader, President Abdulla Yameen.
Here’s a New Angle on the Shape of the World Click Here to Open in a New Window
An Australian statistician has devised a method to rank the world’s nations by how rectangular they are, with Egypt at the head of the class.
Ex-Vice President of Maldives Convicted of Trying to Kill President Click Here to Open in a New Window
Ahmed Adeeb was accused of masterminding a plot to kill President Abdulla Yameen by planting a bomb on his speedboat last year. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Britain Grants Refugee Status to Ex-President of Maldives Click Here to Open in a New Window
Mohamed Nasheed was jailed for ordering the arrest of a sitting senior judge, which the court called an abduction and punishable under a section of an antiterrorism law.
Maldives to Let Jailed Ex-President Go to Britain for Surgery Click Here to Open in a New Window
The former president, Muhammad Nasheed, who is serving a 13-year sentence that drew international scorn, needs treatment for back pain.
Maldives Lifts State of Emergency, Heeding International Calls Click Here to Open in a New Window
The declaration had been widely condemned for suspending basic citizens’ rights and for giving the military and the police the power to search and arrest almost at will.
State of Emergency in Maldives Is Called ‘Precautionary’ Click Here to Open in a New Window
The foreign minister said there had been more plots to assassinate the president after an explosion aboard his boat in September.
Lawyer Defends Maldives Politician Click Here to Open in a New Window
A lawyer for the Maldivian politician Ahmed Adeeb said on Thursday that his client, accused of planning to kill the president, had been framed. Mr. Adeeb was impeached as vice president.





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