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  1. Flyme AT72 at Gan on May 21st 2015, runway excursion on landingRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | AVHerald

    ... Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 8Q-VAS performing flight VP-661 from Fuvahmulah to Gan (Maldives) with 57 passengers, landed on Gan's runway 28 at 20:12L (15:12Z) in rain but went off the runway and came to a stop with all ...

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  2. Street Photography: Seven PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WordPress.com

    ... take in a movie, wouldn't you agree? Below, thasveeru 's image of the two older gents in conversation in Male City, Maldives, struck me. The man on the left, caught in mid-gesture, and his companion, deep in thought, leave me wondering what they ...

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  3. Is China Fueling Myanmar's Wars?Read the original story

    Sunday May 17 | NewsBlaze

    ... make only vague commitments to environmental protection and community relations," argues Bosshard. On Apr 14, the Maldives government asked Sino Hydro to build an airport apron at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Male. The project is worth ...

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  4. Maldives Prez Yameen Accused of Using 'Non-State' Actors Against OppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | NewsBlaze

    In a curious turn for Maldives politics, former President Mohamed Nasheed has been debarred from heading the Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party amidst reports that the ruling alliance is taking recourse to "non-state" actors to silence the opposition. The government of President Abdulla Yameen has amended the Prison and Paroles law to strip Nasheed of the MDP presidency.

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  5. Maldives' president visits Shakarparian, plants saplingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: President of Republic of Maldives Abdullah Yameen Abdul Gayoom planted a pine tree at the Memorial Garden at Shakarparian on Thursday. Capital Development Authority Chairman Maroof Afzal along with member environment Syed Mustafain Kazmi and senior officers of the authority were also present on the occasion.

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  6. Pakistan, Maldives resolve to further expand bilateral tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Colombo Page

    May 07, Islamabad: Pakistan and Maldives has expressed their resolve to further expand bilateral cooperation and deepen their ties in diverse fields. This was stated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Maldivian President Abdullah Yameen Abdul Gayoom while addressing a joint news conference after holding talks in Islamabad on Thursday.

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  7. The Maldives travel guide and things to do: 20 reasons to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... trip costs $1.30 but the people-watching is free. The seaplane taxis offer another spectacular perspective on the Maldives. Male's fish markets are an eye-opener, but not for the squeamish. Giant tuna are laid out in slabs while choosy buyers shop ...

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  8. Maldives President plants Pine Tree at ShakarparianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Nation

    President of Republic of Maldives Abdullah Yameen Abdul Gayoom planted a Pine Tree at the Memorial Garden of Shakarparian on Thursday. Chairman Capital Development Authority Maroof Afzal along with Member Environment Syed Mustafain Kazmi and senior officers of the Authority were also present on this occasion.

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  9. Pakistan, Maldives sign four MoUs to boost cooperationRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Newkerala.com

    Pakistan and the Maldives on Thursday signed four memorandums of understanding to increase cooperation in various fields including curbing narcotics smuggling, officials said. Maldivian President Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayoom and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif witnessed the signing ceremony after they held official talks, the PM's office said.

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  10. Maldives president arrives : May 07, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom arrived here on Wednesday on a two-day official visit. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received President Gayoom on his arrival here at the Nur Khan Air Base.

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  11. Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort Now Accepting BookingsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | PRWeb

    The Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, which opens its doors on August 1, 2015, can now be booked on multiple Outrigger, trade and consumer platforms. "All will be offered at a level of service rarely experienced elsewhere in the Maldives," said General Manager Pascal Billon.

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  12. Maldives president to visit Pakistan tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Nation

    ISLAMABAD : President of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will undertake two-day state visit to Pakistan on May 6-7 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with the Maldives.

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  13. Maldives court orders opposition leaders detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Newsday

    An opposition supporter holds a placard and cries during a protest demanding Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom resign and jailed ex-president Mohamed Nasheed be freed, in Male', Maldives, Friday, May 1, 2015. The thousands of protesters marching in one of the biggest marches in Male accused Gayoom of jailing Nasheed and others who he sees as political threats.

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  14. MayDay & Mayhem in MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | CNN

    The Largest rally so far held in Maldives against the brutal regime of Yameen Abdul Qayyoom was held on May 1st, organized by Adaalath Party, Mdp and JP, the three main opposition parties. It was estimated that more than 30,000 people joined the rally.

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  15. Airstrikes killed Syrian villagers, rights group claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | TwinCities

    ... free of tensions. A police escort accompanied the group to Vienna from the Slovak capital of Bratislava. MALE, Maldives -- A court in the Maldives on Saturday ordered three opposition leaders and 172 of their supporters detained further after they ...

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  16. Maldives court orders opposition leaders detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Opposition supporter shout slogans during a protest demanding Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom resign and jailed ex-president Mohamed Nasheed be freed, in Male', Maldives, Friday, May 1, 2015. The thousands of protesters marching in one of the biggest marches in Male accused Gayoom of jailing Nasheed and others who he sees as political threats.

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  17. Mass arrests at Maldives demo over ex-leader's jailingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The China Post

    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 U.N.'s top rights body denounced his trial as unfair. Riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged the late night protest on the honeymoon islands, said witnesses to what was the biggest show of support for Nasheed since he was handed a 13-year jail term in March.

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  18. Kerry says Maldives democracy at risk after mass arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Times of Oman

    In this handout photograph taken and released by The Maldivian Democratic Party on Saturday, Maldives security personnel arrest opposition activists during an anti-government rally in Male. Photo - AFP Male: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that democracy was in danger in the Maldives as police made nearly 200 arrests at a protest over the jailing of the paradise islands' ex-president.

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  19. Maldives police arrest nearly 200 protesters, opposition leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | AlertNet

    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. Police said the opposition leaders had incited violence against the police when addressing the crowds and that Sheikh Imran Abdulla, who heads the small but influential Islamic Adhaalath Party, had organised the protests to topple the government.

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  20. Tension escalates in Maldives after police arrest 192 Oppn leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Hindustan Times

    In this handout photograph taken and released by The Maldivian Democratic Party, security personnel arrest opposition activists during an anti-government rally in Male. (AFP Photo)

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