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UN to contact Maldives leaders in response to opposition request: Spokesperson

United Nations |Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 AM IST

The UN will be making contacts with Maldives leaders in response to the request by the opposition leaders for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to oversee the all-party talks proposed by that nation'

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India waiting for Maldives to act post Emergency

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST

India said on Friday it is waiting to see the steps to be taken by the Maldivian government after the Emergency imposed amid a raging political crisis gets over.

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Maldives tries to fight off travel alerts as tourists stay away

By Mohamed Junayd MALE | Wednesday, Feb 14 2018 IST

Tourists have been cancelling hundreds of hotel bookings in Maldives every day since the imposition of a state of emergency last week, tour operators say, despite government assurances things are norm

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Maldives: Detention of judges 'direct attack' on SC

United Nations | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

Denouncing the detention of two Supreme Court judges in the Maldives, United Nations human rights experts warned that the independence of the judiciary was under "serious threat" in the country, as wa

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China refutes Maldives ex-President's allegations

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 10:15:06 PM IST

Amid the raging political crisis in the Maldives, China on Monday refuted allegations made by former Maldives President Mohammed Nasheed that Beijing is engaging in grabbing land in the Indian Ocean a

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UN group says rule of law "under siege" in Maldives crisis

MALE | Monday, Feb 12 2018 IST

A U.N. rights group said on Monday the detention of two Supreme Court judges in the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago of the Maldives was an attack on the independence of the judiciary and undermined the

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Maldives pol crisis: China, India vie for influence

Male | Sunday, Feb 11 2018 IST

At first glance, Beijing and New Delhi want no part in the turmoil that erupted on February 1 in the Maldives when the country's Supreme Court overturned the convictions of several opposition politici

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