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Suspect in attack on Maldives Speaker has Islamist group ‘links’

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”.

Maldives police say blast that hurt former President Nasheed act of terrorism

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.

Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed, wounded in blast, undergoes surgery

May 07, 2021 11:38 am

"He is stable, surgeries ongoing," a spokesperson from Nasheed's ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) said on Friday.

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed injured in bomb blast

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.

Maldives ex-President Mohamed Nasheed calls for closer ties with India

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.

China has grabbed more land than East India Company had ever done: Ex-Maldives Prez

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.

Jail term suspended, ex-President Nasheed set to return home to Maldives tomorrow

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.

Maldives court suspends jail term for ex-President Mohamed Nasheed

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.

With MDP back in power, exiled ex-president Mohamed Nasheed announces return to Maldives

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.

Explained: What Abdulla Yameen’s exit signals

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.