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  1. Emir, PM congratulate Maldives presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent on Saturday a cable of congratulations to President of the Republic of Maldives on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.

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  2. Kim Yong Nam Greets Maldivian PresidentRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Korean News

    Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, on Friday sent a message of greeting to Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, president of the Republic of Maldives, on the occasion of its independence day.

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  3. His Majesty sends greetings to MaldivesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of greetings to President Abdulla Yameen of the Republic of Maldives on his country's National Day.

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  4. Secretary's Remarks: Maldives Independence Day MessageRead the original story

    Yesterday | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of the Republic of Maldives on the 49th anniversary of your independence on July 26. The United States stands with Maldives as you work to strengthen your young democracy and bring prosperity to all your citizens.

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  5. 'Paris-Plages' Is Back, Turning The Seine Into A Sandy ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... boulders and concrete jetties placed in front of the preexisting sea-front. While the beautiful beaches in the Maldives thrive in abundance, there is no such luck for people in the capital city of Male. But the creation of Artificial Beach provides ...

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  6. Beijing set for maritime cooperation with MalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Hindustan Times

    China is willing to help Maldives in training its naval personnel and strengthen cooperation in maritime affairs, Beijing's envoy to the Indian Ocean country, Wang Fukang, has said.

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  7. China gets ready for maritime cooperation with MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Hindustan Times

    China is willing to help Maldives in training its naval personnel and strengthen cooperation in maritime affairs, Beijing's envoy to the country, Wang Fukang, has said.

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  8. News Analysis: Chinese envoy sees expanded China-Maldives economic cooperationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Xinhuanet

    China and Maldives are now in a position to expand their economic cooperation in wide-ranging areas, including investment, agriculture and infrastructure development, said Chinese Ambassador to Maldives Wang Fukang in an interview with Xinhua on Monday.

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  9. Germany sets example, pledges $1 billion to U.N. climate fundRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | AlertNet

    An aerial view of Male, capital of the Maldives, a group of low-lying atolls and islets whose fishing and tourism are being hit by climate change.

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  10. World Bank Supports Maldives to Leverage Private Investments to Scale Up Renewable Energy ProgramRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... capacity with renewable solar photovoltaic (PV) energy resources. While access to electricity is universal in the Maldives, almost all of the country's current power needs are met through diesel fired generation. Fuel imports and transportation to ...

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  11. Marc Gussing has been appointed General Manager at Huvafen Fushi, a Per AQUUM Retreat in North Male Atoll, MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Hospitality Net

    ... Fushi. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Huvafen Fushi is one of the most sought after properties in the Maldives with its highly personalised service, intimate island experience and visionary concepts such as the world's first underwater ...

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  12. Dietmar Koegerl has been appointed General Manager at Per Aquum Niyama in Dhaalu Atoll, MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Hospitality Net

    ... Nature's Playground, to the fullest offering guests more than a romantic Maldivian escape. No stranger to the Maldives, Dietmar is known for his passion, creativity and enthusiasm in the hospitality industry, Dietmar explains, "After spending more ...

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  13. Russia's Foreign Ministry urges US 'to stop harassing kidnapped Russian MP's son'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Russia Taday

    ... continue to demand Washington to immediately release Roman Seleznyov, who was forcibly flown out the Republic of Maldives to the US island of Guam on July 5," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. One of the biggest concerns ...

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  14. Roman Seleznev: Criminal hacker or diplomatic bargaining chip?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Globe and Mail

    ... injuring him seriously. Then, a week ago, Mr. Seleznev was holidaying with his girlfriend and his daughter in the Maldives, in the Indian Ocean, when U.S. Secret Service agents grabbed him and flew him to the island of Guam, an American territory in ...

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  15. Money muscle to Modi'sRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Telegraph

    ... just to the country's immediate neighbours - Bhutan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The amount allocated to the neighbours, who along with India and Pakistan constitute the South Asian Association of Regional ...

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  16. Moscow accuses U.S. of 'abducting' Russian MP's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Raw Story

    Moscow accused Washington on Tuesday of abducting the son of a Russian lawmaker who was arrested in the Maldives on suspicion of being one of the world's most prolific traffickers of stolen credit card details.

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  17. Moscow accuses US of abducting Russian MP's son over $1 million credit card hacking fraudRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | South China Morning Post

    Roman Seleznev held in American territory of Guam after capture in the Maldives, accused of hacking into US retail computer systems to steal over 200,000 credit card numbers Moscow accused Washington on Tuesday of abducting the son of a Russian lawmaker who was arrested in the Maldives on suspicion of being one of the world's most prolific ... (more)

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  18. U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison nominated to UN Security CouncilRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Colombo Page

    July 08, Washington, DC: President of the United States, Barack Obama Tuesday announced his intent to nominate the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives to represent the U.S. in the United Nations Security Council .

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  19. Russia accuses US of 'abducting national'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Nation

    MOSCOW : Moscow on Tuesday accused Washington of abducting a Russian national after a man suspected of being one of the world's most prolific traffickers of stolen credit card details was arrested in the Maldives.

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  20. Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian officials and news media ...

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