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...

Nasheed accuses Maldives President of violating UN regulations

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has criticized the incumbent head of state for the recent development of Maldivian registered tanker vessels engaged in illegal...

Maldives defends state of emergency despite stand taken by EU

The Maldives Government today defended the state of emergency in the country despite a call by the European Union to lift immediately the state of...

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...

Maldives rejoins the Commonwealth

The Maldives Government has decided to rejoin the Commonwealth and attended future meetings. Following recommendations from the Maldives Cabinet, Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has decided...

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...

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...

Modi, Trudeau urge Maldives to restore democratic process

Stepping up the pressure on Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen after the Maldives extended the state of emergency, both India and Canada on Friday in...

Maldives President faces opposition to extend emergency

The Maldives Parliament on Monday sat in a Special Session to table the issue of the State of Emergency mandated in section (a) of...

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...

Maldives court issues injunction on reinstating 12 Parliamentarians

The Supreme Court in the Maldives has issued an injunction suspending the implementation of points one and four of the Supreme Court order issued...

China will not interfere in the internal affairs of the Maldives

China on Friday said it will not interfere in the internal affairs of the Maldives. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said that Foreign Minister Wang Yi...

Faizer meets alleged “sniper” in Maldives prison

Minister Faizer Mustapha has met a Sri Lankan detainee accused of being a sniper who is now in a Maldives prison. Lahiru Madhushanka had been...

China to fund renovation of Maldives Foreign Ministry building

China is to fund the renovation of the Maldives Foreign Ministry building. Maldives and China today signed an exchange of letters on the renovation of...

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...

Maldives President calls for patience following decisive court ruling

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom appealed to all Maldivian citizens to exercise patience and put forward national interest at times of difficulty. His appeal...

China tells its tourists not to visit Maldives until situation improves

China’s foreign ministry on Monday said Chinese tourists should not visit the Maldives until the situation there stabilizes, as an ongoing tussle between the...

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...

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...