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New Maldives president is former dictator`s half-brother

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 16:52

Abdulla Yameen, who has won the second democratically held presidential election in the Maldives, is the half-brother of Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who ruled the Indian ocean archipalego nation with an iron hand for 30 years.

Nasheed demands resignation of Maldives president

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 15:42

Former president Mohammed Nasheed, the front-runner in the long-drawn-out presidential race in the Maldives, has asked incumbent President Mohammed Waheed to resign and make way for a fresh replacement.

Maldives President warns against foreign interference

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 11:27

Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Sunday said that foreigners should not interfere in the domestic issues of the Maldives.

Maldives president pledges to work with Islamists

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 23:11

Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed pledged on Sunday to work with the main Islamic party ahead of upcoming elections, and rejected opposition fears it would lead to increased radicalisation in the luxury tourist destination.

Maldives ex-President `Mohamed Nasheed arrested`

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 11:30

Mohammed Nasheed, former Maldivian president was arrested on Monday, after he failed to attend a court hearing.

Political tensions in Maldives after cop stabbed

Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 20:00

A policeman was stabbed to death in Maldives on Sunday night sparking fresh political tensions in the country.

Prosecutors formally charge ex-Maldivian Prez

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 17:39

If found guilty, Nasheed and Tholhath will face a jail sentence or banishment for three years.

Days of iron fist rule long gone, says Nasheed

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 21:39

Ex Maldives Prez Mohamed Nasheed has said one cannot seize the govt simply by arresting or assassinating the leader.

Fulfil early poll date promise: Maldives` ex-Prez

Last Updated: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 21:24

Nasheed and his followers claim that Ibrahim had financed the opposition during Nasheed`s presidency to overthrow him.

Maldives President names deputy

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 22:51

The Maldivian constitution stipulates that Vice-President must be approved by the parliament.

Nasheed resigned on his own accord: Prez office

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 22:26

Maldives` new President Mohamed Waheed Hassan on Wednesday denied that a coup had unseated his predecessor.

Ousted Maldivian Prez alleges assassination plot

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 20:11

Nasheed said he was aware of the masterminds as well as of plots to assassinate him.