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Island Paradise Shattered By Violent Coup

News : Around the World with Christiane Amanpour

Living in state of relative exile, the ousted president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, speaks exclusively with Chrstiane amanpour on the Around the World about his forced resignation and how politics in the Maldives impacts the r...

Maldives opposition calls for Indian intervention as president imposes emergency rule

News : Reuters: World News

MALE/COLOMBO (Reuters) - An exiled former president of the Maldives urged India on Tuesday to send an envoy backed by military to release political detainees after the government of the Indian Ocean archipelago imposed a state of em...

Maldives president declares emergency, former leader arrested

News : Around the World with Christiane Amanpour

Malé (Maldives) (AFP) - Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency in the honeymoon islands on Monday before heavily armed troops stormed the country's top court and a former leader was arrested in a deep...

Maldives' Nasheed vows to run for president

Local Interest / France : France 24

Exiled Maldives opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed vowed Friday to run for president after the Supreme Court overturned his criminal conviction, saying it was politically motivated. "I can contest and will contest," the country's fir...

Maldives court releases ex-president in stunning blow to regime

Politics / US Politics : The Signal

Malé (Maldives) (AFP) - The Maldives' top court Thursday ordered the release of nine key political prisoners in a surprise move that cleared the way for exiled former leader Mohamed Nasheed to run for president. The atoll nation's j...


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