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Maldives

The Maldives Knows Y.O.L.O.

The Lux North Male Atoll resort occupies the island of Olhahali, which was uninhabited before it opened in 2019.Credit...LUX North Ma...

Russian tourists make big splash in the Maldives

The Maldivian government now expects to attract 1.5 million vacationers by the end of this year, nearing the 1.7 million tourist...

Maldives FM, elected to top UN post, says domestic opposit...

After being elected with an overwhelming mandate, the new president-elect of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Abdulla Shahid...

In a first, Indian diplomat Nagaraj Naidu to be UNGA Presi...

India's deputy ambassador to United Nations Nagaraj Naidu will be the Chef de Cabinet of the President-elect of the 76th session of the...

India tightens its grip on the Maldives

Addu City. India is tightening its grip over the Maldives with three recent steps: It is believed to have been the primary for...

India dumps China's Li Ning as uniform sponsor for Olympic...

Indian Olympic athletes pose in uniforms from Chinese sportswear maker Li Ning on June 3 in New Delhi. The company was later dropped...

India approves opening of first consulate in the Maldives

The Indian government on Tuesday approved the opening of a new consulate in Addu City of the Maldives this year to augment the country...

Islam’s salience in Maldivian society and politics

The three arrests made thus far in the case relating to the bid on the life of the Maldivian Parliament Speaker and former President Mo...

Who tried to kill Mohamed Nasheed?

The evening explosion was felt across Male, the island capital of the Maldives, a densely packed urban maze poles apart from the Indian...

Roots of Maldives’ violent politics

The Maldives, which is an Indian Ocean archipelago, is a tiny country of only 530,000 people. Its politics is dominated by a few elite...

Maldivian police looking for four suspects in attempt on N...

The Maldivian police are looking for four suspects in Thursday’s attempt on the life of parliament Speaker and former President M...

Former Maldives President Nasheed hurt in suspected bomb a...

Nasheed became parliament speaker, the Indian Ocean nation's second most powerful position, following his party's landslide victory i...

Maldives to receive vaccines from AstraZeneca in June

Maldives' Health Minister has stated that the COVID-19 vaccines ordered from AstraZeneca Singapore will arrive in June. Health Minister...

Ex-President Yameen moved to house arrest

Former President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen has been moved to house arrest. The ex-President was moved to house arrest tonight. Ya...

Nine arrested in opposition's protests

Nine people were arrested at a protest staged by opposing Progressive Parity of Maldives (PPM) on Tuesday. The opposition has been con...

World Bank pledges assistance in rebuilding Maldivian econ...

The World Bank has stated that it will assist the Maldives in rebuilding its COVID-19 hit economy. Faris H. Hadad-Zervos the Country D...

Indian tourists banned from Maldivian guesthouses, hotels

Maldives has strengthened travel restrictions amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in neighboring India, imposing a temporary ban on Indian t...

Pres Solih opposes Nasheed's proposal to switch to parliam...

Speaker of the Parliament and former president of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed has stated that he wishes to become the Prime Minister o...

Ex-pres summoned to police HQ for questioning

Former President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom was summoned to the police headquarters on Sunday.Police media official said President Ya...

Correctional Services deliberating on ex-pres' home transf...

Maldives Correctional Services has stated that a decision will be made regarding the request to transfer jailed former president Abdull...

'Govt in discussion regarding ex-pres' possible home trans...

  President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that the government is in discussion with relevant authorities regarding a request...