Updated : 4 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Brussels [Belgium], Jul 22 (ANI): The European Union's (EU) plan to impose sanctions ranging from travel bans to asset freezes in the Maldives may turn people against the administration as they might feel that the sanctions are too hefty a price to pay.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Brussels [Belgium], July 06 (ANI): The European Union (EU) has expressed concerns over the genuineness of the upcoming Presidential elections in Maldives due to lack of level playing field in the country. Elections in Maldives are scheduled to take in September this year.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Male [Maldives], Mar 22 (ANI): Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Thursday lifted a 45-day state of emergency which had outlawed protests amid a political crisis in the country.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Mar.6 (ANI): A large number of Maldivians living in Sri Lanka held a protest rally against the President Yameen government in front of Maldivian embassy in Colombo today.
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Male [Maldives], Feb.28 (ANI): Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has alleged that President Abdulla Yameen went against the sanctions imposed by the United Nations and allowed the ships to transfer cargo to North Korean ships on the high seas.
Male [Maldives], Feb 27 (ANI): Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday claimed that over 50 Maldives "National Defence Force (MNDF) and Police Officers" have been detained by the loyalists of President Abdulla Yameen.
Male [Maldives], Feb 27 (ANI): The tourism sector in Maldives is paying a huge price due to the large scale layoff that is taking place as resorts are receiving significant cancellations from tour operators.
Male [Maldives], Feb 26 (ANI): Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed on Monday welcomed the case for "targeted sanctions" prepared by an American human rights activist, urging the European Union to impose restrictive measures on "serious human rights abusers in the Maldives".
Male [Maldives], Feb. 26 (ANI): Amidst the state of emergency in the Maldives, the police here issued a curfew in an attempt to stop an opposition's gathering, said a Maldivian Democratic Party member.
Updated : 5 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Male [Maldives], Feb.23 (ANI): The Prosecutor General of Maldives, Aishath Bisham, has told police in a letter that the state of emergency declared by President Abdullah Yameen is unconstitutional as the procedure followed for ratifying it in Parliament was not done as per established conven
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 21 (ANI): The United States (US) has expressed disappointment over the extension of the State of Emergency in the Maldives and by President Abdulla Yameen for an additional 30 days.
Male [Maldives], Feb 20 (ANI): Maldives Parliament on Tuesday approved the extension of the State of Emergency by 30 days, a day after President Abdulla Yameen sought the extension citing threat to national security and the constitutional crisis in the country.