President Abdulla welcomes SC U-turn on high-profile prisoners.
08 Feb 2018 2:21 AM
Yameen refused to comply with the ruling and instead declared a 15-day state of emergency.
08 Feb 2018 2:15 AM
Nasheed, whose Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) functions from Colombo, had appealed for India's help on Tuesday.
07 Feb 2018 9:46 PM
Geng skirted around a question on whether China is also asking Yameen to hold talks with political parties to resolve the crisis.
07 Feb 2018 6:34 PM
The court's original decision had quashed a terrorism conviction against ex-president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, among others.
07 Feb 2018 7:58 AM
The archipelago was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the Supreme Court called for the release of 9 imprisoned opposition politicians.
06 Feb 2018 1:19 PM
Police arrested former president, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom -- who is also Yameen's half-brother -- at his residence along with his son-in-law.
06 Feb 2018 8:42 AM
Prez Adudullah Yameen’s move gives sweeping powers to security forces.
06 Feb 2018 1:30 AM
The Maldives, with its exotic beaches, is a popular tourist destination for tourists globally including Indian tourists.
06 Feb 2018 1:28 AM
Dissidents must be released because their trials were politically motivated and flawed, the Supreme Court said in a statement.
05 Feb 2018 8:53 AM
The current situation in the island state is fraught with risks for Indian interests.
05 Feb 2018 12:08 AM
The tiny tourist archipelago has been plunged into a political crisis pitting the country's top court against President Yameen.
04 Feb 2018 6:16 PM
India’s foot-dragging on signing an FTA, which Male believed had been all but agreed on during President Yameen’s 2016 visit, is one such example.
19 Jan 2018 12:18 AM
The Maldives are strategically located in the Indian Ocean and its value to an adversary of this country is obvious.
16 Dec 2017 2:36 AM
From the day he took office in November 2013, President Yameen has shown that he is no friend of India.
05 Apr 2017 3:05 AM