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 ‘take action’ if India sends troops to Maldives

China’s state-run tabloid Global Times on Monday warned that Beijing will retaliate if New Delhi unilaterally decides to send troops to the crisis-hit Maldives. “Without U.N. empowerment,...

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...

Maldives President sends special envoys to “friendly nations”

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent members of his Administration’s Cabinet to friendly nations of the Maldives to provide updates on the...

Maldives President addresses the nation, stands by his actions

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, on Tuesday, stood by his actions as tensions continued in the country. Addressing the nation regarding the current situation...

Nasheed calls for international help to resolve Maldives crisis

The ex-president of the Maldives has called from exile for other countries to intervene in a political crisis engulfing the island nation. Mohammed Nasheed asked...

Former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom arrested

Former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and his son-in-law were arrested by the Maldives authorities. In a late night operation after declaring a state of...

Maldives tense as President declares state of emergency

Maldives was tense late this evening after President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom declared a state of emergency. The President's office said that President Yameen had declared a...

Maldives says unable to implement ruling to free political prisoners

The Maldives has informed the country’s supreme court it is unable to implement a court order to free a group of political prisoners, including...

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...

Maldives on alert amid fears Supreme Court may impeach President

Highlighting that security authorities have received information that the Supreme Court may issue a ruling to impeach President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the Maldives...

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...

Sri Lanka calls for peaceful solution to situation in Maldives

Sri Lanka has called for a peaceful solution to the situation in the Maldives. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Sri Lanka is observing the...

Maldives says will comply with court ruling which frees Nasheed

The Maldives Government said it will abide by a supreme court ruling which ordered the release of nine key political prisoners, including exiled former...