Almost 6,000 Maldivians are registered to vote at embassies abroad.
The former president also said he was talking to the military's top brass.
Maldives tourism is politicised partly because of how it emerged.
The US and UK deny their ambassadors are lying about the Maldives situation.
Mohamed Shainee is a confidant of President Abdulla Yameen.
Nobody believes the Elections Commission and nobody respects it, says its former chief.
There are seven countries with embassies in the Maldives. What do they want from the presidential election?
The government has watered down the Maldives' traditional ‘India-first’ foreign policy.
Police officers on the island of Magoodhoo in Faafu atoll forced a journalist working as a stringer for The New York Times to sign a statement...
A massive fire broke out at a warehouse in Malé on Monday, destroying MVR40million (US$2.6million) worth goods, injuring two fire-fighters and spreading to five other buildings...
Faris Maumoon discusses plans to weaken his uncle, President Abdulla Yameen's stranglehold on power, and shares his take on where it all went wrong, his father's...
The former President has challenged his conviction under terrorism charges with the organization's Human Rights Committee
As rumours of Yameen's imminent ouster fizzle out and detainees languish in jail, Omkar Khandekar asks if the opposition coalition has failed in its bid to...
A selection of moments from the recently concluded Eid festivities in the northern island of Thoddoo
Omkar Khandekar recounts the police raid on the Maldives Independent's office in the wake of the much-anticipated release of Al Jazeera's corruption exposé Stealing Paradise.
Ibrahim Shahiban Ahmed and Mohamed Shamin Ali, who work for various environmental NGOs, were detained during a raid of the building that houses the Maldives Independent.
The police have raided the Maldives Independent office in Malé with a court warrant over an alleged coup plot, hours after an highly-anticipated and explosive Al...