Maldives Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. 24-hr helpline for Bangladeshis in MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The number of the Help Line is +9603320859, according to a press release issued by the foreign ministry in Bangladesh today. Shahin Mia, 25, was stabbed to death in a Male cafe on Sunday, while another, identified as Bilal, was found dead at a house in Alif Alif Atoll Thoddoo Island the next day.

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  2. Three Journalists in the Maldives Arrested and Held Without ChargeRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Editor & Publisher

    Three journalists in the Maldives have been arrested while covering political demonstrations calling for the release of Mohamed Nasheed, the country's former president, who is serving a 13-year jail sentence on terrorism charges.

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  3. Maldives ex-defence minister jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Peninsula

    The Maldives' former defence minister has been found guilty of attempting a coup and jailed for 11 years, his family and officials said, weeks after the conviction of former president Mohamed Nasheed sparked international concern. The controversial criminal court found Mohamed Nazim guilty of smuggling dangerous weapons into the upmarket tourist destination with the aim of toppling President Abdulla Yameen.

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  4. Presidential Nominations Sent to the SenateRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The White House

    Thomas A. Burke, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Paul T. Anastas, resigned. Atul Keshap, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Maldives.

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  5. Maldives jails ex-defense minister for 11 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A court in Maldives has sentenced a former defense minister to 11 years in prison for importing and possessing a firearm. A criminal court in Male, the capital island of this Indian Ocean archipelago state, has passed the sentence against Mohamed Nazim Thursday night.

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  6. 30 inviting island escapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | CNN

    ... iReporter Adam Fredeus snapped this photo of his girlfriend during a day-trip to a sandbank near Hanimaadhoo in the Maldives. Fredeus, who lives in Antwerp, Belgium, said that by staying in smaller, less expensive local resorts, they were able to ...

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  7. Three journalists arrested in Maldives while covering protestsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    March 26, 2015, New York--Authorities in the Maldives should immediately release three journalists detained this week while covering political demonstrations in the archipelago nation, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Earlier this month, Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the country, was sentenced to 13 years in prison following a trial on terrorism charges, according to news reports .

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  8. Jailed Maldives ex-leader says his appeal scuttledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has been prevented from appealing against his controversial 13-year jail sentence after authorities refused to release documents needed to prepare his case, his spokesman said Wednesday. The spokesman said the honeymoon islands' first democratically elected president has been denied a copy of the trial proceedings, which he needs to lodge an appeal before a looming deadline The criminal court has tried to block the appeal at every step of the way," spokesman Hamid Abdul Ghafoor told AFP in Colombo.

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  9. British tourist struck down with the bends on Maldives diving trip ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... he continues to criticize Netanyahu for refusing two-state solution British tourist struck down with the bends on Maldives diving trip died after it took nine hours to get her to decompression chamber A British tourist struck down by 'the bends' on ...

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  10. Paradise in a blue lagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Nation

    One of the most desired destinations in South Asia, if not the world, thanks to its white-sand beaches and an amazing underwater world, Maldives is the ideal choice for a holiday of a lifetime. Like many travellers, I have long dreamt of spending a fabulous few days sleeping in a luxury villa perched on stilts in a turquoise lagoon and whiling away the daylight hours exploring the Indian Ocean.

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  11. In a fresh round of fare cut, budget carrier GoAir rolled out a...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    ... Haryana was vandalised by a group and the cross replaced with an idol of Hanuman, triggering tension in the area. - Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed ...

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  12. Maldives Exemplary Relationship Between Press Freedom Destruction And Abrogation Of DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... mindful of public interests. Rather than look at your own country, we may observe a quick case in point with The Maldives: a chain of islands best known for luxury resorts until recently imprisoning its first democratically elected president on ...

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  13. The moon starts to block the sun during a solar eclipse over a statue ...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    ... Haryana was vandalised by a group and the cross replaced with an idol of Hanuman, triggering tension in the area. - Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed ...

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  14. Public Schedule: March 20 - FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | State Department

    ... at the Department of State. ( CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) 4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Republic of Maldives Foreign Secretary Mohamed Ali Naseer, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield ...

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  15. Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    ... from a ceiling fan in his room at his flat, with police suspecting it to be a case of suicide prima facie. - Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed his ...

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  16. UN High Commissioner terms ex-Maldives' President Nasheed's trial 'flawed'Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    The United Nations High Commissioner for human rights has gone on record to say that the trial that resulted in the jailing of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed for 13 years last week was marked by "flagrant irregularities." High Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said in a statement that the sentence handed down to Nasheed by the criminal court in Male was part of "a rushed process" that prevented the former president's defence counsel from calling witnesses, reported The Express Tribune.

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  17. Wed-dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Saudi Press Agency

    ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE/ PRINCE SATTAM BIN ABDULAZIZ CONGRATULATES CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES ON SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE 25/6/1433H Prince Mohammed bin Salman presides over a meeting of the Economic and Development Affairs Council 27-5-1436 H 27-05-1436 AH Prince Mohammed bin Salman presides over a meeting of the Economic and Development Affairs Council 27-5-1436 H 27-05-1436 AH Deputy Crown Prince Patronizes Conclusion Party of First Joint Tactical Exercise of Internal Security Forces SPA 27-5-1436 H Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques holds luncheon in honor of President of the Republic of Maldives 27-05-1436 AH Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques holds luncheon in honor of President of the Republic of Maldives 27-05-1436 AH Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques holds luncheon in honor of President of the Republic of Maldives 27-05-1436 AH

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  18. Maldives ex-president's trial was flawed: UN rights chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Nation

    The jailing of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed for 13 years last week followed a trial marked by "flagrant irregularities," the UN high commissioner for human rights said on Wednesday. Nasheed, ousted in 2012 in what his supporters say was a coup, was found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest earlier that year of a judge, in a case that raised fears of further political instability in the Indian Ocean state.

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  19. UN Rights Head: Maldives' Ex-president's Trial RushedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. GENEVA - The jailing of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed for 13 years last week followed a trial marked by "flagrant irregularities," the U.N. high ...

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  20. UN rights chief criticizes trial of Maldives ex-presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Sept. 8, 2013 file photo, Maldives' first democratically elected President Mohamed Nasheed addresses the media at his residence in Male, Maldives.

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