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  1. Maldivian DHC6 at Kuredu on Jul 2nd 2015, hard landing, aircraft sunkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AVHerald

    ... Taxi de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, registration 8Q-MAN performing a flight from Male to Kuredu Island Resort (Maldives) with 11 passengers and 3 crew, touched down hard on the ocean surface about 2nm out of Kuredu Island Resort while landing at ...

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  2. Maldives Celebrate 50 Years of Independence from UK on 26th July...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Pressat

    The 26th July 2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of Independence for the Maldives and the destination is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year with events and festivities taking place nationwide. The Maldives became a British Protectorate in 1887, with the British pledging to protect the country from colonial expansion.

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  3. Mashhad deserves Capital of Islamic Culture title, official saysRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Tehran Times

    ... Almaty in Kazakhstan is currently the Capital of Islamic Culture in the Asian region and Male in the Republic of Maldives will take the title for 2016. The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) selects the Capital of ...

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  4. 'Barefoot luxury': St. Regis to debut in MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | AME Info

    The St. Regis Vommuli Resort, scheduled for completion in 2016, will mark the debut of the St. Regis brand in the Maldives. Part of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, the signature brand, which currently has over 30 hotels globally, will bring its luxurious services to the top travel destination.

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  5. MH370 Maldives theory debunkedRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    A front page story in The Weekend Australian claimed flight MH370 had been spotted flying over The Maldives around the time it went missing. But the claim wasn't new and not especially plausible.

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  6. Jailed ex-Maldivian president transferred to house arrest for health checkRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Xinhuanet

    ... Umar Naseer was reluctant to approve the transfer, but the president made the decision. An official from the Maldives Corrections Service (MCS) told local media that Nasheed was transferred to house arrest for a health check. The health check ...

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  7. PM dials Pak amid sparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, June 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif this evening, a call officially made to wish him on the start of the month of Ramazan but coinciding with growing tensions between the South Asian neighbours. But Modi, the foreign office confirmed, did not call Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, whose government is locked in a diplomatic tussle with India over Male's arrest of Opposition leader and former President Mohammed Nasheed.

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  8. St. Regis Vommuli Resort to Open 2016 in the MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Hotel News Resource

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the signing of an agreement with Residency Resorts Mal Private Limited, part of the Chennai-based leading property developer, Appaswamy Group, to debut the renowned St. Regis brand in the Maldives. Set to open in 2016, The St. Regis Vommuli Resort, Maldives will bring the brand's hallmark luxury services to one of the world's most magnificent destinations, ideally situated on the private Vommuli Island in the Dhaalu Atoll.

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  9. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Brings the Iconic St. Regis Brand to the MaldivesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Business Wire

    Slated to Open in 2016, The St. Regis Vommuli Resort Will Introduce a New Level of Bespoke Luxury in the Heart of the Maldives Archipelago )--Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the signing of an agreement with Residency Resorts MalA Private Limited, part of the Chennai-based leading property developer, Appaswamy Group, to debut the renowned St. Regis brand in the Maldives. Set to open in 2016, The St. Regis Vommuli Resort, Maldives will bring the brand's hallmark luxury services to one of the world's most magnificent destinations, ideally situated on the private Vommuli Island in the Dhaalu Atoll.

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  10. Mark Wright and new wife Michelle Keegan are hand in hand as they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Mail

    ... in Windsor on Friday evening. The couple, enjoying their first night out since returning from their break in The Maldives and Dubai, were hand in hand as they arrived at local club Studio 15. Sporting a cleavage baring striped blouse and green ...

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  11. Glowing Michelle Wright shows off honeymoon tan as she begins post-wedding detox with gym visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... which they arrived at by seaplane form Male. "We did lots of resting, sunbathing, exploring and eating in the Maldives... for food we enjoyed lots of fresh fish and salads, and of course, a bit of champagne to celebrate!" she wrote. Michelle shared ...

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  12. Mark Wright posts fun snap of him and Michelle scuba diving with SHARKSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Mail

    ... which is sure to be a welcome break from the ongoing drama surrounding his honeymoon. After a relaxing stint in The Maldives with Michelle, the pair headed to Dubai, where they were treated like royalty in a suite at the Atlantis Palm in Dubai. The ...

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  13. Michelle Wright reveals intimate honeymoon details on new blog... but ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... which they arrived at by seaplane form Male. "We did lots of resting, sunbathing, exploring and eating in the Maldives... for food we enjoyed lots of fresh fish and salads, and of course, a bit of champagne to celebrate!" she wrote. Michelle shared ...

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  14. Bangladeshi found dead in MaldivesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Daily Star

    An "undocumented" Bangladeshi migrant was found dead with severe head injuries in an abandoned house in Laamu Atoll Gan Island of Maldives today, reports Minivan News. Ishaag Yoosuf, 65, caretaker of the house, said he discovered the farmer's body known as Bassan at 7:00am.

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  15. Guam beat Turkmenistan to win first ever World Cup Qualifier game in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | DNA India

    ... Palestine in Group A, while 1982 finalists Kuwait travel to Lebanon, 2022 hosts Qatar are in Male to play the Maldives and Yemen take on North Korea in Doha. The second round of Asian World Cup action also doubles as qualification for the 2019 Asian ...

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  16. Football: Guam record first World Cup qualifying winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Palestine in Group A, while 1982 finalists Kuwait travel to Lebanon, 2022 hosts Qatar are in Male to play the Maldives and Yemen take on North Korea in Doha. The second round of Asian World Cup action also doubles as qualification for the 2019 Asian ...

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  17. Qatar ready for fresh start as road to Russia beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Peninsula

    Qatar's coach Jose Daniel Carreno gives instructions to his players during a training session in Male yesterday, on the eve of the Gulf nation's World Cup qualifier against the Maldives. . DOHA: Qatar will restart their campaign to reach the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup today as they take on the Maldives in the tropical nation's capital city of Male.

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  18. C1BYXX Maldives Islands, Male atoll, Lankanfushi Island, Soneva Gili...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Metro

    'Oooh heaven is a place on earth' sang Belinda Carlisle back in the day. And we're inclined to agree with her after seeing the world's best hotel.

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  19. Paradise found! TripAdvisor's best hotel in the world in 2015 is in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Daily Mail

    ... beach on the Pembrokeshire coast to discourage children from taking up the habit on holiday Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives took the title for the best hotel in the world, and has 45 overwater villas Its top hotel of 2015 is the slice-of-heaven ...

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  20. Sri Lanka EDB educational delegation to tour MaleRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Colombo Page

    June 05, Colombo: Buoyed by its success of the educational promotions of 2014 in Male, the Export Development Board of Sri Lanka is facilitating the largest Lankan educational delegation to Maldives next week, the Government Information Department said. The promotional tour, organized in collaboration with Sri Lanka High Commission in Male, is the second such tour of an educational delegation.

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