Mohamed Nasheed

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Exiled former Maldives President makes dramatic comeback with landslide win

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.

Growing closeness between Maldives and China worries India

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.

Trump, Modi discuss Maldives, Afghanistan, Myanmar, N.Korea over a phone-call

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.

Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives

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.

Maldives Government declares 15-day state of emergency amid political 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.

Maldives Supreme Court is seeking to impeach President Yameen

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.

Liberal blogger stabbed to death in Maldives capital

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.