US urges Maldives to hold speedy run-off after polls

The United States has urged the Maldives to carry out a decisive presidential run-off without delay after elections failed to deliver a clear winner.

Maldives ex-Prez Mohamed Nasheed says Waheed to quit

Maldives is at the centre of a political crisis after the police on Saturday halted the presidential election.

UN chief calls for peaceful presidential polls in Maldives

The country`s Supreme Court has annulled the results of the first round of polls, which had been held on September 7 and has called for a new vote.

Maldives Prez polls on Oct 19 after SC orders fresh ballot

The Maldives must hold a fresh round of presidential polls before October 20, the Supreme Court has ruled while annulling the first phase as the government today appealed to all parties to support new elections.

Maldives Supreme Court calls for fresh Presidential vote

In a setback for former president Mohammed Nasheed, who had emerged victorious in the September 7 polls, the country’s Supreme Court has annulled the first round of presidential poll, reports said.