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Maldives says no threat of foreign military invasion

The defence ministry said it was concerned by “irresponsible” calls for and encouragement of Indian military intervention and military action.

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China rebukes Nasheed over Maldives land grab claims

Mohamed Nasheed last month told reporters the Asian giant was on a shopping spree in the Maldives.

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The Maldives Nine: Who Are They?

The Supreme Court has annulled all proceedings against nine prisoners and ordered their release until a fair retrial. Who are they and what were they alleged to have done?

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Supreme Court orders Nasheed’s release in landmark ruling

The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate release of high-profile prisoners including the former president Mohamed Nasheed and former vice president Ahmed Adeeb.

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Supreme Court asked to remove president from power

Former president Mohamed Nasheed said that the four opposition leaders, including himself, have filed a case with the Supreme Court to remove Yameen over corruption and theft.

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Family matters in the Maldives: Faris Maumoon

Faris Maumoon is a politician but is best known for being the eldest son of former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. He is also known for being in prison.

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UN body urged to rule that Nasheed’s disqualification is illegal

Mohamed Nasheed is currently ineligible to contest the election as he was sentenced to 13 years in prison on a controversial terrorism charge.

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Extremists and land grabs herald trouble in paradise, says Nasheed

Mohamed Nasheed, the exiled leader of the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party, cannot run for president due to a prison sentence.

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Opposition leadership plagued by discord and silence

Gayoom and Nasheed have not spoken to each other since March 2017, when the two former rivals signed an historic agreement to work together to “restore democracy” to the country.

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Agreement over opposition leaders’ proposals

In establishing a unity government, all proposals by opposition parties have been agreeable so far, said MDP parliamentary group leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

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Social media squabble over fake votes and Twitter bots

Opposition social media activists are squabbling over fake votes and Twitter bots after an opposition leader beat a former president in a Twitter poll.

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MDP sets out roadmap to beat Yameen in 2018

The MDP says preparation for the presidential election will begin in January, and in May the MDP’s campaign, candidate and manifesto will be launched.

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Police seek to charge Nasheed for Yameen’s 2010 arrest

A spokesman said the police have sent files on the investigation to the prosecutor general’s office, but declined to comment on the charges against the opposition leader.

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Media regulator throws out libel complaint against state TV

MBC said it would not investigate TVM for defaming Nasheed and Gayoom in a decision that stands in start contrast to action it has previously taken against opposition aligned station, Raajje TV.

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Gayoom vows to uphold constitution as Nasheed speaks of new alliance

Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has vowed to uphold the Maldives constitution after the opposition leader spoke of an alliance between the pair to oust the country’s current leader, Abdulla Yameen

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Nasheed ordered to repay ‘misused’ money

Nasheed and six senior officials of his administration have been ordered to repay government funds they had “misused,” the finance ministry has said

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Supreme court upholds verdict against Maldives ex-president

The supreme court has upheld former President Mohamed Nasheed’s 13-year jail sentence on charges of terrorism.

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