May 09, 2021 12:34 pm
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. But Maldives police chief Mohammed Hameed has said the attack is being investigated as a “terrorist act”.
May 07, 2021 7:38 pm
Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed was wounded in the blast Thursday night outside his home and was being treated in a hospital in the capital, Male, police said.
May 07, 2021 11:38 am
"He is stable, surgeries ongoing," a spokesperson from Nasheed's ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) said on Friday.
May 06, 2021 11:39 pm
Ahmed Mahloof, Minister of Youth and Community Empowerment in Maldives, said they were yet to ascertain details of his injuries.
July 15, 2020 2:24 am
Nasheed, the founder of the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party, who was barred from contesting for the presidency because of his conviction by the previous government, contested the parliamentary elections in 2019 and was elected Speaker.
September 04, 2019 10:36 pm
Nasheed said that the Maldives would like more foreign investment and Chinese investment, but impinged on transparency in the tendering process, particularly in the case of China.
October 31, 2018 7:34 am
In the absence of Nasheed and top Opposition leaders, who were either jailed or forced to flee the island nation after President Yameen came to power, it was Solih who coordinated and led the Opposition.
October 30, 2018 5:45 pm
The prosecutor general's office on Sunday sought a Supreme Court review of Nasheed's conviction under the country's tough terrorism law for ordering the military to detain a top judge when he was president in 2012.
October 03, 2018 5:01 pm
Nasheed, the leader of the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party, made the announcement days after MDP leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was elected President.
October 01, 2018 10:32 am
Change of regime in Maldives brings relief to India after strained relations with Yameen govt and amid concerns about growing Chinese influence. Now, all eyes will be on how Malé manages a new coalition.