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  1. Lawyers for Maldives ex-leader quit over 'biased' trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Lawyers for former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed have quit in protest against what they call a biased trial aimed at destroying his political career, the party said Tuesday . Opposition leader and former Maldives' President Mohamed Nasheed arrives at Mal'e City with police officers, for the first hearing of the trial held at Criminal Court in Male, February 23, 2015.

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  2. The accident at the Fihalhohi Island Resort, south of the capital Male.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Two Chinese sisters on holiday in the Maldives drowned after one of them was reportedly pulled by a riptide, according to the local Chinese embassy and media reports. The women were snorkeling at a beach of the Fihalhohi Island Resort south of the capital Male when the accident happened last Friday afternoon, a spokesman of the Chinese embassy to the Maldives told South China Morning Post via phone today.

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  3. Paper Postcards: April 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2012 | Burnaby Now

    Burnaby NOW readers have their hometown newspaper trekking around the globe for the chance to be featured in Paper Postcards. MaldivesTropical paradise: Benny Kam and Zhangy Li celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in Male, Maldives at the Six Senses Laamu resort - with the Burnaby NOW along.

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  4. Modi calls off Maldives tripRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 6: India has cancelled a planned visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Maldives next week amid political unrest on the Indian Ocean archipelago, signalling deepening diplomatic differences over Male's decision to arrest former President Mohammed Nasheed. Modi will next week travel to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka but will not round off his trip to India's maritime neighbours with a visit to the Maldives, the foreign office confirmed today.

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  5. Warning to Yameen GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | CNN

    A large rally is being held in Male and on the sea around Male', Maldives, in support of former President Nasheed who is under arrest on framed charges of Terrorism . Just in: It seems police has just used tear gas and batons to disperse peaceful protesters, according to one parliamentary member who was in the crowd said, "Police used unacceptable force to disperse a peaceful protest.

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  6. Indian PM Modi's tour of island neighbors will omit MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tour of India's island neighbors will bypass the Maldives, which is in political turmoil due to the arrest and detention of its former president. India's external affairs ministry announced Friday that Modi would tour the Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka beginning next week.

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  7. Modi 'skips Maldives' after unrest: diplomatic sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Peninsula

    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. The Indian foreign ministry announced Friday that Modi would be visiting the Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka from March 10 to 14, with no stop scheduled in the Maldivian capital Male, which had been making plans to receive him.

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  8. Indian PM drops visit to Maldives in Indian Ocean island nations tourRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to drop his visit to the Maldives that was to have been part of his four-nation ocean island tour next week, said Foreign Ministry on Friday. He will fly to the Seychelles on March 11, followed by Mauritius, where he will be the chief guest at the National Day celebrations before leaving for a two-day visit to Sri Lanka.

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  9. PM to end 28-year Lanka visit freeze but undecided on tricky MaldivesRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Telegraph

    ... 15, senior officials confirmed, amid worries that a trip by the Prime Minister may serve as an endorsement of the Maldives government that has charged the country's top Opposition leader with terrorism. "Any decision on the Maldives leg will be ...

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  10. The three top stories from ITB Berlin on Thursday, 5 March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    At ITB Berlin the Maldives and the world's largest travel trade show have signed a contract sealing their partnership in 2016. The rise and rise of mobile devices means the tourism market faces new challenges.

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  11. The three top stories from ITB Berlin on Thursday, 5 March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Bottom Line

    ... technology event, offered in 2014 before housing and registration for 2015 opens later this year. ITB Berlin Daily: Maldives is the partner country of ITB Berlin 2016 +++ The rise and rise of smartphones and tablets in the travel world +++ ...

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  12. U U O Uoe O O Uoe O U URead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... in India, three points in Bangladesh and Pakistan, two points in Afghanistan, as well as the capital cities of the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, Male, Kathmandu and Colombo respectively. Flights can be booked from flydubai's website (flydubai.com), ...

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  13. 16:34 Tajikistan to play Maldives, Syria in football friendliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan's national football team is scheduled to play Maldives and Syria in its build-up for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, the Tajikistan Football Federation said on Tuesday. Tajikistan is currently in the 137th place with 215 points, Maldives and Syria found themselves in 135th, 150th places on 220 and 147 points respectively, in the FIFA world rankings issued on February 14. Previously, Tajikistan played Maldives twice and four times against Syria, including a 3-0 win over Maldives at the 13th Asian Games in Suphanburi, Thailand, on December 1, 1998.

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  14. India: Mooring in foreign shores?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    In the second week of this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to visit Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles. This is another version of his South Asian neighbourhood diplomacy, only the neighbours here are long neglected oceanic ones.

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  15. Maldives Prez addresses Parliament amid opposition protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... the opposition leader into court. In response to the opposition parties' protests, ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) and coalition partner Maldives Development Alliance (MDA) MPs held up placards that read 'Nasheed deserves to be in ...

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  16. Sushma Swaraj to travel to Sri Lanka this week before Narendra Modi's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | DNA India

    ... i's visit to Sri Lanka will be part of a tour of four Indian Ocean nations, including Mauritius, Seychelles and the Maldives, the report said, adding that his visit to Male seems uncertain because of the political crisis there.

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  17. Maldives opposition to protest until ex-leader freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Erie Times News

    "' An opposition lawmaker in the Maldives said her party will press on with street protests until the government frees a former president and current opposition leader. Mohamed Nasheed, the Indian Ocean nation's first democratically elected president, was arrested a week ago for allegedly ordering the military to detain a Criminal Court chief judge in 2012 and ignoring a Supreme Court order to release him.

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  18. Sri Lanka sending high-level delegation to Maldives to express concern over political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Colombo Page

    Feb 28, Colombo: Sri Lanka is sending a high level delegation to Malé to express its 'deep concern' over the developing political crisis in the Maldives following the arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed. A Maldivian opposition party delegation, which arrived in Sri Lanka on Thursday, held discussions with Sri Lankan leaders and the diplomats in Colombo accredited to Maldives on the present political crisis in the Maldives.

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  19. Arrests in Maldives after mass protest over ex-leader's detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Maldives police said Saturday they arrested 31 supporters of former president Mohamed Nasheed during a mass rally in the honeymoon islands' capital to protest his detention on terror charges. Police said the supporters were taken into custody late Friday after thousands took to the streets of Male over authorities' treatment of Nasheed, whose detention has sparked international condemnation.

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  20. Clashes in Maldives as Nasheed supporters call for president to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | DNA India

    Clashes broke out in the Maldives on Friday after thousands gathered to protest against the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed and demand that current leader Abdulla Yameen resign. Clashes broke out in the Maldives on Friday after thousands gathered to protest against the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed and demand that current leader Abdulla Yameen resign.

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