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Maldives quits Commonwealth, weeks after democracy warning

(Reuters) - The Maldives said on Thursday it will leave the Commonwealth, weeks after the organization warned it could be suspended because of its lack of progress in promoting the rule of law and democracy.
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The Maldives said Thursday it is quitting the Commonwealth after years of wrangling over its human rights record since the toppling of its first democratically-elected leader four years ago. "The decision to leave the Commonwealth w...

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