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Tag: Maldives

Bangkok-bound Thai AirAsia flight makes emergency landing in Maldives

A Maldivian news portal says one of the engines was on fire.

Missing Maldives journalist killed by Islamic radicals

Rilwan Abdulla received death threats from the group operating under the name Bilad-al-Sham on Facebook.

Maldives police arrest ex-VP after India denies entry

Ahmed Adeeb has been sent back to the Maldives on a boat escorted by a coast guard vessel.

Maldives seek foreign help to deal with IS fighters

As many as 160 Maldivians are thought to be held in detention camps after the fall of IS in March.

Maldivian court frees US$6.5 mil in ex-leader’s accounts

A money laundering case against the former Maldives premier would proceed despite the court's order to lift a freeze on his bank accounts.

Best honeymoon destinations for newlyweds

The best honeymoon destination for you depends on what kind of couple you are and what you are looking for.

Malaysia beat Maldives 3-0 in friendly

Mohamad Zaquan Adha and naturalised player Mohamadou Sumareh get their names on the scoresheet.

Neelofa menginap di hotel RM250,000 se-malam di Maldives

Menerusi gambar-gambar yang dimuatnaik di laman sosial Instagramnya, Neelofa dan Ameera didapati menginap di hotel bawah aras laut, The Muraka yang terletak di Conrad Maldives Rangali Resort.

China’s Xi tells new Maldives president he wants to deepen cooperation

Newly elected Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih says before the election it will review China's investments in its Belt and Road infrastructure initiative, partly out of concern over terms.

Maldives destroys British statues deemed offensive to Islam

Abdulla Yameen in July ordered the sculptures demolished but his ruling was not acted upon until Friday, on the eve of a presidential election which he lost to a liberal candidate.

Maldives opposition leader wins presidential poll

Before polls opened, police raided the campaign headquarters of the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and searched the building for several hours in a bid to stop what they called 'illegal activities'.

Maldives opposition leader declares victory in presidential poll

Many voters across the Indian Ocean archipelago said they stood in line for over five hours to cast their ballots, while expatriate Maldivians voted in neighbouring Sri Lanka and India.

Maldives’ Nasheed vows to renegotiate China loans if opposition wins September...

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed claimed that China forced the Maldives into accruing massive debts.

Maldives must let ex-president contest election, UN rights group says

Former President Mohamed Nasheed had been barred from standing for election due to a conviction on terrorism charges.

Maldives ex-leader Gayoom charged with terrorism

Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, along with 10 other people, were charged with terrorism for attempting to bring down President Abdulla Yameen.

Maldives warns India against interfering as ties fray

Although the Maldives and India were once close allies, this status may change as the Maldives continues on its current path.

Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency by 30 days

Yameen took power in 2013 and his recent moves aim to consolidate power ahead of an election this year.

Chinese warships enter East Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions

The entry of the warships is part of China's attempt to surpass India's influence over the Maldives.

Pro-opposition Maldives broadcaster shuts over threats

On Thursday a top UN official warned the Security Council that the situation was tense and may deteriorate even further.

Maldives top judge threatened with death: lawyer

Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed was warned he would be "cut into pieces"

Kedah river’s blue water akin to sea in Maldives

Unique phenomenon at Sungai Baru near Alor Star is drawing visitors from near and far.

Maldive judge ill-treated in prisons ex-president says top court

President Gayoom is not taking food, while Justice Ali Hameed has been ill treated

Maldives opposition wants India to intervene in political crisis

Exiled leader also urges the United States to block the financial transactions of the government.

Maldives’ top judge arrested as state of emergency declared

Police said both men were under investigation for corruption and the court's top administrator had also been detained.