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Outspoken Maldives Blogger Who Challenged Radical Islamists Is Killed Click Here to Open in a New Window
Yameen Rasheed, who wrote satirical critiques of the government, was stabbed. He had repeatedly complained to the police about receiving death threats.
As the Maldives Gains Tourists, It’s Losing Its Beaches Click Here to Open in a New Window
Small guesthouses have joined resort villas as getaways, but the islands are at risk of being submerged by shore erosion and rising seas.
Inhabitants of Maldives Atoll Fear a Flood of Saudi Money Click Here to Open in a New Window
Saudi Arabia plans to invest $10 billion in Faafu Atoll, where some worry that they will be uprooted by new development if the islands are sold.
52 Places to Go: (Underwater) Maldives Click Here to Open in a New Window
Visit an underwater restaurant in 360° video. The recently opened 5.8 Undersea Restaurant in the Maldives cultivates fine dining on your plate and a rich ecosystem of coral reef all around you.
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.





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