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Maldives arrests 193 protesters, opposition leaders

US secretary of state John Kerry said Saturday that democracy was in danger in the Maldives as police made nearly 200 arrests at a protest over the jailing of the paradise islands’ ex-President.

Mohamed Nasheed arrest sparks mass protests

Mohamed Nasheed rally  in Male on Friday to protest against his detention on terror charges.	 — AFP

Thousands of supporters of Mohamed Nasheed today converged on the Maldivian capital here to participate in a mass rally to protest against the detention of the former president on terror charges, rais

Maldives denies India’s claim of discussions on Nasheed

Maldives today denied India’s claim that it held discussions with Indian officials regarding former President Mohamed Nasheed, who sought “refuge” at the Indian High Commission here to evade arrest, saying it cannot interfere with the independence of the judiciary.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re

Arvind Kejriwal’s transfor-mation from an anti-corruption advocate and street fighter to a shrewd hard-boiled politician is a remarkable Indian political phenomenon without parallel.