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Mohamed Nasheed

Ex-Maldives President congratulates PM Modi after exit poll forecasts

Nasheed's congratulatory message comes even as the counting of votes in the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections will begin on May 23.

20 May 2019 10:24 AM

Nasheed’s star rises

India, whose voice was heeded in Washington and London, must bank on the hope that the Maldives breaks free completely from Beijing’s hold.

09 Apr 2019 12:01 AM

China slams Maldives ex-President for false claims

In what is being seen as a veiled message to India, China described the situation in the archipelago nation as the “internal affairs” of that country.

13 Feb 2018 6:14 AM

2 arrested scribes including Indian national ordered to leave Maldives

Journalists arrested by Maldivian police for violating immigration rules have been ordered to leave the nation facing political turmoil.

10 Feb 2018 4:12 PM

‘A few people’ stirred crisis: Abdulla Yameen

The Yameen government refused to obey the court orders and declared a state of emergency in the country.

09 Feb 2018 2:42 AM


Our envoy planned to visit India first, proposed dates declined: 'Hurt' Maldives

'We understand the external affairs minister is out of country and the PM is leaving for UAE during the week,' the Maldivian envoy said.

08 Feb 2018 7:57 PM

China against outside role in Male

President Abdulla welcomes SC U-turn on high-profile prisoners.

08 Feb 2018 2:21 AM

Maldives Prez gains upper hand as SC reverses ruling

Yameen refused to comply with the ruling and instead declared a 15-day state of emergency.

08 Feb 2018 2:15 AM

In a rebuke to China, ex-Maldives president urges India to act as 'liberators'

Nasheed, whose Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) functions from Colombo, had appealed for India's help on Tuesday.

07 Feb 2018 9:46 PM

China opposed to India’s military intervention in embattled Maldives

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


Maldives crisis: Top court revokes order to free political prisoners

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

Indian troops on standby as Maldives ex-Prez sends SOS

Supreme Court Chief Justice, former Prez Gayoom arrested.

07 Feb 2018 3:04 AM

Amid political crisis, Ex-Maldives President urges India to ‘act swiftly’

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