Rolling coverage of polling day in the Maldives.
The raid came on the eve of a presidential election.
The Saturday roundup of news from the campaign trail.
Almost 6,000 Maldivians are registered to vote at embassies abroad.
There were no changes to the vote counting process, the elections body said.
He said nine people were killed to cover up the murder of a lawmaker.
The final roundup of news from the campaign trail.
Clerics and politicians said the sculptures were un-Islamic.
One man can be heard saying Allah Akbar as a sculpture crashes into the ocean.
The former president also said he was talking to the military's top brass.
Daily roundup of news from the campaign trail.