Nasheed says ‘heartbreaking’ to see situation in Sri Lanka

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has expressed concern over the ongoing political crisis in neighbouring Sri Lanka, Raajje.mv reported. In a tweet on Saturday, Nasheed said...

New Maldives President takes oaths

New Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took oaths at a ceremony held in the Maldives capital Male’ today. Speaking at the ceremony after taking oaths, Solih said that...

Maldives investigates sexual harassment allegations

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Maldives has launched an investigation into sexual harassment claims at the Foreign Ministry. The Maldives Foreign Ministry confirmed...

PPM led by outgoing Maldivian President says supporters threatened

The Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) today said that there has been a spike in threats, cases of assault and bodily harm as well...

Sri Lanka welcomes outcome of Maldives polls

Sri Lanka today welcomed the outcome of the elections in the Maldives in which was won by opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. The Sri Lankan Foreign...

Maldives votes for change, opposition candidate wins Presidential polls

The Maldives voted for change as opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Presidential elections beating incumbent President Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayoom. Yameen lost most of...

Nasheed says China and India engaged in cold war in Indian ocean

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed says there is a cold war taking place in the Indian ocean between India and China and countries will need...

Maldives President defends foreign investments

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom defended the decision taken by his government to accept foreign investments, just days before the Maldives goes to...

Sri Lanka can advise Maldives if required says former FM

Former Maldives Foreign Minister and eldest daughter of the former President of the Maldives, Dunya Maumoon said that Sri Lanka can advise the Maldives, if...

Nasheed meets MDP supporters in Sri Lanka as part of campaign

Former President Mohamed Nasheed met with Maldivians living in Sri Lanka as part of Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)’s presidential campaign, RaajjeMV reported. MDP Chairperson Hassan...

Nasheed decides not to contest Presidential elections

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has decided not to contest the Presidential elections in September. Nasheed tweeted saying that he has decided to relinquish his Presidential...

Former Maldives FM seeks justice after brother’s sentencing

Former Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon has sought justice for her family after her brother became her latest family member to be sentenced to...

Former Maldives Foreign Minister appeals for father’s release

Former Maldives Foreign Minister and eldest daughter of the former President of the Maldives, Dunya Maumoon, on Wednesday, appealed for her father’s release from...

Maldives opposition slams decision by Elections Commission

The Joint Opposition in the Maldives condemned the Maldives Elections Commission in the strongest possible terms, after the Elections Commission announced that all political...

Maldives dismisses UN views, insists former President a fugitive

The Maldives Government has rejected the views adopted by the UN Human Rights Committee regarding the complaints filed by former President Mohamed Nasheed alleging...

UN says must allow former Maldives President to contest polls

Maldives must restore ex-President Mohamed Nasheed’s right to stand for office, including the office of President, the UN Human Rights Committee concluded in a...

Maldives President lifts state of emergency after 45 days

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Thursday lifted a state of emergency after a period of 45 days. The declaration of the state of...

Maldives dismisses concerns raised in EU Parliament resolution

The Maldives Government has dismissed concerns raised in a resolution passed by the EU Parliament. The European Parliament through a resolution on Thursday asked the EU council...

Maldives Government wants all-party talks without pre-conditions

The Government of the Maldives has once again renewed its invitation to the Adhaalath Party, the Jumhooree Party, and the Maldivian Democratic Party to...

Maldives Police warns against inciting violent protests

The Maldives Police Service advised and appealed to the public to refrain from creating unrest, and incitement to violent and unlawful protest. Four individuals suspected...