Maldives detains 175 supporters of ex-president Nasheed

Maldives authorities have detained 175 supporters of jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed for two weeks, according to court documents Sunday, after the US warned that democracy was in danger on the honeymoon islands.

Maldives police arrest nearly 200 protesters, opposition leaders

Maldives police arrested 193 people including three opposition leaders after clashes broke out on Friday during protests over the jailing of former president Mohamed Nasheed, whose trial was condemned by foreign governments as having been deeply flawed.

Mass arrests at Maldives demo over ex-leader`s jailing

 Police in the Maldives said Saturday they had made nearly 200 arrests during clashes at a protest over the jailing of former president Mohamed Nasheed, after the UN`s top rights body denounced his trial as unfair.

Maldives jails ex-defense minister for 11 years

 A court in Maldives has sentenced a former defense minister to 11 years in prison for importing and possessing a firearm.

Ex-Maldivian president Nasheed not to appeal 13-year jail term

 Former Maldivian president Mohammed Nasheed, sentenced to 13 years in jail under anti-terrorism laws, has decided not to appeal his conviction citing that the court has not released all the documents related to the case which are important for "a meaningful defence".

Former Maldives president Nasheed jailed for 13 years
Former Maldives president Nasheed jailed for 13 years

 Former Maldives president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of a terrorism charge, a ruling likely to fuel further unrest in the honeymoon islands.

Modi `skips Maldives` after unrest: Diplomatic source

India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the Maldives on a regional tour this month due to political unrest following the arrest of the former president and opposition leader, an Indian diplomat has said.

31 Nasheed supporters arrested during rally over his detention

At least 31 supporters of Mohammed Nasheed have been arrested during a mass rally that saw thousands throng the Maldivian capital to protest the detention of the former president on terror charges.

Mass protest in Maldives over ex-leader`s arrest

Supporters of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed streamed to the tiny capital island Male on Friday for a mass protest against his detention on terror charges, which has sparked international condemnation.

I am not a terrorist: Nasheed tells Maldivian court

Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday said he was not a terrorist and nor did he authorise any arrest as he appeared for a late night hearing in a criminal court here four days after he was arrested under anti-terrorism laws.

Maldives ex-leader refused bail, denied legal access

A court in the Maldives on Monday refused bail to former president Mohamed Nasheed after he was arrested on terrorism charges and denied access to his lawyers, his party said.

India expresses concern over Maldives ex-leader`s arrest

India expressed concern on Monday over the "arrest and manhandling" of the Maldives` former president Mohamed Nasheed under an anti-terror law and urged the island nation calmly to sort out its differences.

Jennifer Lopez hires male nanny for son
Jennifer Lopez hires male nanny for son

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has hired a male nanny - which she calls a “manny” - for her six-year-old son Max.

Male models need more confidence: Jourdan Dunn

Model Jourdan Dunn believes male models need to show "more confidence" while doing the catwalk than their female counterparts.

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Maldives Prez cut shorts foreign trip amid water crisis

Amid an acute water shortage in the Maldives, President Abdulla Yameen on Saturday decided to cut short his personal trip to Malaysia and declared two days of holiday to deal with the crippling water crisis in the island nation.

Maldives water crisis: India sends 1,200 tonnes of fresh water

 India has sent over 1,200 tonnes of fresh water to the Maldives that is facing a crippling water crisis after its capital's main water treatment plant got damaged in a fire, officials said today.

Maldives declare public holidays to battle water crisis

The upmarket honeymoon destination of Maldives Saturday declared two days of public holidays in bid to manage fraying tempers and ration supplies following a drinking water crisis caused when a fire crippled a key desalination plant.

India sends aircraft, vessel to resolve water crisis in Male

Male/New Delhi: With the Maldives facing a national crisis after a fire in its capital's lone water treatment plant, India today Friday nearly 200 tonnes of water by air and dispatched a naval vessel carrying a large consignment of water and RO facility to the island nation.

India sends aircraft, vessels to resolve water crisis in Male

With the Maldivian capital facing an acute water crisis after a fire in the city's water treatment plant, India on Friday sent an IAF transport aircraft and naval vessels carrying a large consignment of water to meet the immediate requirement of over 100,000 people.