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Maldives ends emergency early

The Maldives government announ-ced on Tuesday an end to a state of emergency, whi-ch was imposed last week after an alleged attempt to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen.

Maldives police raid private TV station over threat to Abdulla Yameen

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen (Photo: AFP/ File)

Police seized hard disks from 27 computers, said Minivan news agency

Maldives President declares state of emergency

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen (Photo: AP)

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday declared a state of emergency for 30 days citing threat to national security, giving sweeping powers to security forces, after arms and explosives wer

Maldives faces international pressure to lift emergency

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) personnel patrol the streets after a state of emergency was declared in Male. (Photo: AP)

Maldives govt imposed emergency to prevent a major opposition rally to press for Nasheed

Maldives Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb is impeached

The Maldivian Parliament voted on Thursday to impeach vice-president Ahmed Adeeb, who is under arrest over an alleged attempt to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen.

FBI: No blast on Maldives President’s boat

The FBI has said it found no evidence an explosion on board the Maldives President’s boat was caused by a bomb, a report said, raising questions about his deputy’s arrest over the incident.

Maldives’ new law to monitor ISIS sympathisers

The island nation of the Maldives has passed a law allowing authorities to install cameras in the homes of people they suspect of being sympathetic to the Islamic State (ISIS) group and arrest them if

New law in Maldives allows monitoring of Islamic State sympathizers

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The law defines terrorism broadly, including cases of endangering another person

Maldives to India: Don’t interfere

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Sunday warned India’s foreign minister against external interference in the islands’ affairs, his office said, as international pressure mounts to release his ja

Maldives Vice-President denies role in President’s boat blast

Amid reports that the explosion aboard a speedboat carrying Maldivian President Abudullah Yameen was an assassination attempt, his deputy on Wednesday de-ied any involvement as three officials were ar

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