07 Apr 2019
Exiled former Maldives President makes dramatic comeback with landslide win
The exiled former leader of the Maldives has led his party to a landslide victory only five months after returning to the country, preliminary results showed on Sunday.
24 Feb 2018
Growing closeness between Maldives and China worries India
Apart from being engulfed in political turmoil, Maldives has now become the latest linchpin in India-China's tussle for regional leadership.
09 Feb 2018
Trump, Modi discuss Maldives, Afghanistan, Myanmar, N.Korea over a phone-call
In unheralded moves, US President Donald Trump has been tilting away from Pakistan. He has also been deepening ties with his other South Asian ally, India to counter an aggressive China in the sub-continent.
08 Feb 2018
Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives
After ex-Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed urged India to intervene to end the ongoing political turmoil in the nation, China said it was against any external intervention to resolve the crisis.
05 Feb 2018
Maldives Government declares 15-day state of emergency amid political crisis
The Maldivian Government led by President Abdulla Yameen has declared a state of emergency for 15 days in the troubled island nation.
04 Feb 2018
Maldives Supreme Court is seeking to impeach President Yameen
The political crisis in the tiny island-nation of Maldives reached critical mass with the Supreme Court looking to issue an impeachment order for President Abdulla Yameen ahead of this year's presidential elections.
24 Apr 2017
Liberal blogger stabbed to death in Maldives capital
Yameen Rasheed, a liberal blogger who ran political-satire blog The Daily Panic, was found with multiple stab wounds in the Maldivian capital of Male.