Police arrested former president, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom -- who is also Yameen's half-brother -- at his residence along with his son-in-law.
06 Feb 2018 8:42 AM
Dissidents must be released because their trials were politically motivated and flawed, the Supreme Court said in a statement.
05 Feb 2018 8:53 AM
The tiny tourist archipelago has been plunged into a political crisis pitting the country's top court against President Yameen.
04 Feb 2018 6:16 PM
Sharif was referring to the postponement of the 19th SAARC Summit that was scheduled to take place in Islamabad on Nov 15 and 16, 2016.
26 Jul 2017 12:56 PM
Since Yameen Abdul Gayoom was elected president in 2013, Adeeb is the fourth high profile politician to be jailed on terrorism charges.
10 Jun 2016 12:10 PM
The Maldives government announ-ced on Tuesday an end to a state of emergency, whi-ch was imposed last week after an alleged attempt to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen.
11 Nov 2015 6:04 AM
Police seized hard disks from 27 computers, said Minivan news agency
06 Nov 2015 2:13 PM
The Maldivian Parliament voted on Thursday to impeach vice-president Ahmed Adeeb, who is under arrest over an alleged attempt to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen.
05 Nov 2015 11:46 PM
Maldives govt imposed emergency to prevent a major opposition rally to press for Nasheed
05 Nov 2015 1:31 PM
Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday declared a state of emergency for 30 days citing threat to national security, giving sweeping powers to security forces, after arms and explosives wer
05 Nov 2015 2:56 AM
The FBI has said it found no evidence an explosion on board the Maldives President’s boat was caused by a bomb, a report said, raising questions about his deputy’s arrest over the incident.
02 Nov 2015 6:36 AM
The island nation of the Maldives has passed a law allowing authorities to install cameras in the homes of people they suspect of being sympathetic to the Islamic State (ISIS) group and arrest them if
30 Oct 2015 12:30 AM
The law defines terrorism broadly, including cases of endangering another person
29 Oct 2015 3:33 PM
Maldives today denied India’s claim that it held discussions with Indian officials regarding former President Mohamed Nasheed, who sought “refuge” at the Indian High Commission here to evade arrest, saying it cannot interfere with the independence of the judiciary.
14 Feb 2013 3:02 PM