Mohammed Nasheed `graciously` accepts defeat as Yameen wins Maldives run-off

Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed, who won earlier run-offs, on Sunday accepted defeat saying he didn`t want to incite violence.

Maldives SC postpones presidential run-off vote to Nov 16

Maldives Supreme Court has ordered the suspension of Sunday`s run-off for the controversy-ridden presidential re-vote, prolonging the political turmoil in the country amid mounting international concern over a looming constitutional crisis.

Apex court overriding Constitution, says Maldives` EC

Disappointed by scrapping of presidential revote, Maldives` Elections Commission chief Fuwad Thowfeek said Supreme Court was "overriding the Constitution" which empowers his panel to hold polls.

EC to help poll officials in Maldives for upcoming prez polls

India will extend election training and technical assistance to the Election Commission of Maldives in view of the upcoming presidential polls there later this year.