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Maldives ruling party sacks leader after revolt

The Maldives' ruling party has sacked the country's former strongman president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom as its leader after he led an unsuccessful rebellion against his half-brother, who is now in power.

Maldives president faces key parliamentary test

The Maldives opposition on Monday began impeachment proceedings against the parliamentary speaker in an attempt to destabilise the president.

India remains Maldives most strategically imp partner: President Gayoom

Amid the current thaw in bilateral ties, former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom today said India remains the "most strategically important" partner of Maldives.

GMR gets respite in Male airport row

In a relief for GMR, the Maldives' anti-graft watchdog is believed to have ruled out any corruption in the leasing of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport here to the Indian infrastructure major by the previous administration.

Willing to talk to GMR if we come to power: Gayoom

Nearly seven months after GMR's over USD 500 million Male airport project was terminated, former President and key political player Maumoon Abdul Gayoom says his party is open to do business with the Indian infrastructure major if it comes back to power.