Maldives to Leave Commonwealth Over Allegations of Rights Abuses
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
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
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
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
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
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
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’
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
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.
Maldives: Vice President Is Impeached
Vice President Ahmed Adeeb will be charged with terrorism in what the government called a plot to kill the president, a minister said.
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