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Mohamed Nasheed flown to Germany for medical treatment after assassination attempt last week

Mohamed Nasheed, the speaker of Maldives was flown to Germany for further medical treatment after last week’s attempt to assassinate him. Mr Nasheed has been in intensive care after a bomb injured him outside his home in the capital Male on 6 May. The former president underwent a 16 hours of surgery to remove shrapnel […]

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Wreckage of Chinese rocket Long March 5B lands west of Maldives in the Indian Ocean

The debris of China’s rocket launched last month plunged back through the atmosphere, landing west of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. “After monitoring and analysis, at 10:24 on May 9, 2021, the last-stage wreckage of the Long March 5B Yao-2 launch vehicle has re-entered the atmosphere,” the China Manned Space Engineering Office said in […]

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Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed injured in bomb explosion in capital Male

The former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed was injured in a bomb blast in the capital, Male. The blast happened as he was about to get into a car outside his home on Thursday evening. Local media reports a home-made explosive device was planted on a motorbike that was parked nearby. A team from […]

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SAARC leaders hold unprecedented conference to combat Novel Coronavirus

The SAARC nations — India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka — held a conference to discuss the “roadmap to fight the challenge of COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus”. The meet was chaired by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He suggested for the creation of an emergency fund with “voluntary contributions” to counter the […]

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Maldives hires Amal Clooney to fight for Rohingya Muslims at World Court

Maldives has hired prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to represent it at the UN’s highest court in seeking justice for Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims. The Maldivian government said Wednesday it will formally join the mainly Muslim African state of The Gambia in challenging Myanmar’s 2017 military crackdown that sent around 740,000 Rohingya fleeing into […]

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Maldives Gets a Pro-India President

Maldives will have a change of guard today. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih would assume office as President of Maldives. He won the presidential elections with 58.4% votes. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the oath taking ceremony. Delegation level talks are expected. The relation between India and Maldives in the last five years stood […]