Maldives Newswire (Page 6)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Maldives. (Page 6)

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  1. Nasheed cuffs strain Male tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 14: A Maldives court's late night order sentencing former President Mohammed Nasheed to 13 years in jail is threatening to push India's ties with the tiny nation to the brink at a time New Delhi has tried to avoid alienating Male despite deepening tensions. Nasheed has been convicted of terrorism for ordering the detention of an allegedly corrupt judge in 2012 when he was still President, the country's first to be democratically elected.

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  2. Former Maldives president Nasheed jailed for 13 yearsRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Former Maldives president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has been sentenced to 13 years in prison on a terrorism charge after what rights groups said was a "flawed" trial, sparking international concern over the honeymoon islands. Nasheed called on his supporters to take to the streets to protest against the sentence after a trial his party said was "blatantly politicised".

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  3. Banyan Tree Maldives VabbinfaruMaleRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Travel Weekly

    Beachfront Villa Resort situated on Vabbinfaru Island in the middle of North Male Atoll; 14 km by speedboat from Male Intl Airport

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  4. Nasheed was sentenced to thirteen years in prison on terrorism...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Maldives' opposition leaders have begun consultations on a programme of nationwide protest against the controversial conviction of former President Mohammad Nasheed on terrorism by a criminal court on Friday. Maldives Democratic Party leaders told The Indian Express they were also considering issuing appeals for support from the international community for action against President Abdulla Yameen's government.

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  5. Maldives ex-president jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Reuters

    PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL WHICH WAS SHOT ON A MOBILE PHONE ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012. The verdict is the latest chapter in three turbulent years in which Nasheed, the Indian Ocean archipelago's first democratically elected leader, was ousted in disputed circumstances, then narrowly defeated in a controversial election, and then, last month, cleared over the incident for which he has now been convicted.

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  6. First democratically elected leader of Maldives jailed for 13 years on terrorism chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The first democratically elected president of the Maldives has begun a 13-year jail sentence amid calls for protests and an international tourism boycott of the paradise islands.

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  7. Ex President of Maldives sentenced to 13 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Nation

    MALI: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was convicted of a terrorism charge by a criminal court and sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday. The three-judge bench unanimously found Nasheed guilty of ordering the arrest of a chief judge in January 2012 when he was leader of the Indian Ocean archipelago.

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  8. Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed jailed for 13 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Concern raised by rights groups at steep sentence delivered by a 'flawed' trial the former leader's party called 'blatantly politicised' Supporters of former president hold placards as they participate in a rally calling for his release on Friday. Photo: AP Former Maldives president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after what rights groups said was a "flawed" trial, sparking international concern over the holiday islands.

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  9. India expresses concern over jailing of ex-Maldivian President NasheedRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    India on Saturday voiced its "deep concern" over developments in the Maldives, a day after former president Mohamed Nasheed was jailed for thirteen years by a criminal court for violating the island-nation's anti-terror laws. "We are deeply concerned over the developments in the Maldives.

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  10. U.S., India concerned over 13-year jail sentence for Maldives' ex-president NasheedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... (Reuters) - The United States, India and rights groups said on Saturday they were troubled by the trial of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the ...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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