Maldives Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. SpiceJet plans increased flights to Gulf, MaldivesRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... to start more operations from this beautiful port city of Kerala," chief operating officer Sanjiv Kapoor said. "The Maldives is an easily accessible and increasingly popular destination that we want to provide more connection options through Kochi ...

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  2. A Climate Hero Languishes in Prison. Let's Fight to Get Him Out.Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... 'the most widespread day of political activity in the planet's history.' But maybe the most memorable was from the Maldives. Or rather, from below the Maldives. Where newly elected president Mohamed Nasheed, who had taught his cabinet to scuba dive, ...

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  3. Malaysia B738 over Indian Ocean on Apr 13th 2015, generator failureRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | AVHerald

    ... Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9M-MXA performing flight MH-177 from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Male (Maldives), was enroute at FL360 about 700nm east of Kuala Lumpur when the crew decided to return to Kuala Lumpur. The aircraft landed safely ...

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  4. From Kerala family to ex-gangster, IS pulls Maldives menRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Indian Express

    The Indian Express travels to Maldives and Bangladesh, at India's two ends, to find out why young men - at a rate unprecedented - are joining the ranks of the Islamic State Late last year, Fathullah Jamil decided he'd had enough - of days that began before dawn, calling believers to prayer at the mosque; evenings spent negotiating a taxi through the sweltering streets; and nights spent in an airless one-room home. The children had moved to West Asia, and had been calling their parents to join them.

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  5. Makunudu Island Announces Enhancement Plan - Phase OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | PR.com

    Makunudu Island, one of the Maldives original and much loved island resorts is getting ready for the first phase of gentle enhancements that will form part of a longer term upgrade programme. Male', Maldives, April 13, 2015 -- -- Mr. Shabeer Ahmed, Managing Director commented, "We are delighted to share the details of our exciting plans that will uplift the public areas, Deluxe Bungalows and our guests' experience, whilst maintaining the simple and natural environment that makes Makunudu unique."

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  6. Maldives underwater demonstrationRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Dear Kitty

    A HUNDRED scuba divers held an underwater protest in the Maldives on Saturday, demanding the release of jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed . He is serving a 13-year prison sentence for ordering the arrest and detention of a senior judge when he was in power three years ago.

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  7. Maldives divers hold underwater protest to free ex-leaderRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | Sun-Star

    A hundred scuba divers in the Maldives held an underwater protest demanding the release of jailed ex-president Mohamed Nasheed who became popular as an environmental activist during his presidency. Nasheed is serving a 13-year prison sentence for ordering the arrest and detention of a senior judge when he was in power three years ago.

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  8. Nasheed's supporters hold underwater protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Supporters of jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed held an underwater protest on Saturday to push for the release of the tropical archipelago's first democratically elected leader, after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison last month. Around 100 divers, dressed in yellow "Free Nasheed" T-shirts, dived 3 metres off the coast of the capital city Male for a protest streamed live on the Internet.

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  9. Supporters of Maldives ex-president hold underwater protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Supporters of jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed held an underwater protest on Saturday to push for the release of the tropical archipelago's first democratically elected leader, after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison last month. Around 100 divers, dressed in yellow "Free Nasheed" T-shirts, dived 3 metres off the coast of the capital city Male for a protest streamed live on the Internet.

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  10. Maldives ex-leader's defence minister jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Peninsula

    The Maldives has sentenced a former defence minister to 10 years in prison for detaining a judge in a move that sparked the ouster of former president Mohamed Nasheed, officials said Saturday.

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  11. Maldives jails former defense minister for 10 yearsRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    A court in the Maldives has sentenced a former defense minister to 10 years in prison on charges of detaining a senior judge, the same case in which a former president has also been jailed in a trial widely criticized as politically motivated. The sentencing of Tholath Ibrahim by the Criminal Court on Friday night came nearly a month after former President Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison for ordering the arrest and detention of Judge Abdulla Mohamed.

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  12. Russian man's lawyers tell Seattle judge that charges should be dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. restaurants and stealing credit card numbers have asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing that the U.S. Secret Service overstepped its authority when agents took him into custody in the Maldives. Roman Seleznev's lawyers said the agents knowingly violated U.S. law, the law of the Maldives and 'generally applicable principles of international law' when they grabbed him at the Maldives airport as he, his girlfriend and her daughter prepared to board a flight back to Russia, his lawyers said.

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  13. Russian man's lawyers: Hacking charges should be dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. restaurants and stealing credit card numbers have asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing that the U.S. Secret Service overstepped its authority when agents took him into custody in the Maldives. Roman Seleznev 's lawyers said the agents knowingly violated U.S. law, the law of the Maldives and "generally applicable principles of international law" when they grabbed him at the Maldives airport as he, his girlfriend and her daughter prepared to board a flight back to Russia, his lawyers said.

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  14. Amal Clooney to represent jailed former president of Maldives Mohamed NasheedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Jailed former president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday announced a high-profile international legal team, including prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney , to prepare a fresh attempt to secure his release from prison. Nasheed was imprisoned for 13 years last month following a rushed trial which the UN says was in violation of Maldives' own laws and practices and international standards.

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  15. Maldives jailed Nasheed hires high-profile international legal teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Maldives police try to move former president Mohamed Nasheed, centre, during a scuffle as he arrives at a courthouse in Male on February 23, 2015. AFP Colombo: Jailed former president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday announced a high-profile international legal team, including prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney, to prepare a fresh attempt to secure his release from prison.

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  16. Football powerbroker forced into humiliating climbdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | World Soccer

    ... Salman as a FIFA presidential contender in 2019. Early last month Sheikh Ahmad was in Male for talks with the Maldives' President Abdulla Yameen and for an Olympic Solidarity commission meeting to discuss the worldwide allocation of development ...

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  17. Maldives institute, AMU discuss cooperationRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    A delegation from an institute in the Maldives visited Aligarh Muslim University here on Thursday and discussed with officials the prospects for academic cooperation and cultural exchange. The seven-member delegation from the Maldivian Dhivehi Language Academy met vice chancellor Lt.

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  18. Dhiraagu launches 100Mbps fibre broadbandRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun , the Maldives' incumbent telecoms operator, has announced the launch of its new 'Fibre Broadband' service, which provides maximum download speeds of up to 100Mbps. Coverage of the fibre-to-the-home network is currently available in Hulhumale and the capital Male.

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  19. Maldives parliament approves measure to eliminate political party membership for inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Jurist

    [JURIST] The legislative body of Maldives, the People's Majlis [official website], amended the Prison and Parole Act on Monday to remove an inmate's right to membership in a political party. The measure is known as the Bill on Amendment to the Prison ...

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  20. Maldives passes law 'to oust ex-leader from politics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Mohamed Nasheed was dragged into a court building in the Maldives capital Male after being arrested on terrorism charges [AFP] The Maldives' parliament has passed a law that strips people serving prison sentences of their political party memberships, a rule critics say is designed to oust jailed former President Mohamed Nasheed from politics. The law was passed by a 42-to-2 vote in the 85-seat parliament on Monday.

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