Maldives Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Envoys of five nations present credentials to PrezRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Envoys of Maldives, Algeria, Senegal, Italy and Marshall Islands presented their credentials to the President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in ...

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  2. Maldives ex-president's trial was flawed: U.N. rights chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Reuters

    The jailing of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed for 13 years last week followed a trial marked by "flagrant irregularities," the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said on Wednesday. Nasheed, ousted in 2012 in what his supporters say was a coup, was found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest earlier that year of a judge, in a case that raised fears of further political instability in the Indian Ocean state.

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  3. Was 'Hurt' That Narendra Modi Could Not Visit: MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Outlook

    Maldives today voiced its "hurt" at Prime Minister Narendra Modi not visiting it during his recent trip to the region even as it sought to allay India's concerns over the imprisonment of former President Mohammed Nasheed. Reacting to the response of international community, including India, which expressed "deep concern" over Nasheed's conviction under anti-terror law and 13-year jail sentence, it said, "It is as per law and purely a domestic issue."

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  4. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during his felicitation by...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    ... to Raj Bhawan to protest against Centre's policies on black money, Land Acquisition Bill and inflation, in Patna. - Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed ...

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  5. Maldives' Foreign Minister Defends Trial of Jailed Ex-PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    COLOMBO/MALE - The Maldives' Foreign Minister on Monday rejected international criticism of the trial of ex-President Mohamed Nasheed, the country's first democratically elected leader, who was jailed for 13 years last week. Nasheed was sentenced on Friday on terrorism charges for illegally ordering the arrest of a judge in 2012.

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  6. Maldives resists pressure to free jailed ex-leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Nation

    The Maldives government Monday vowed to resist mounting foreign pressure to free former president Mohamed Nasheed after he was jailed for 13 years but admitted its justice system was below international standards. Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon, the daughter of former strongman Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, told reporters in Sri Lanka that her government would not interfere with the decision of courts which she insisted were independent.

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  7. MP Shashi Tharoor at a protest of Congress MPs and MLAs from Kerala...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    ... to Raj Bhawan to protest against Centre's policies on black money, Land Acquisition Bill and inflation, in Patna. - Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed ...

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  8. Black Comedy in the MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Nation

    Protests for the release of former president Mohamed Nasheed outside the courts in Male', Maldives in March. International climate and democracy hero Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives, has been sentenced to thirteen years in prison for alleged "terrorism" after a controversial trial that Amnesty International condemned as "a travesty of justice."

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  9. Will not take directions from India or any country: MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | DNA India

    Amid mounting international pressure to free convicted former president Mohammed Nasheed, Maldives on Monday made clear that it would not be taking directions from India or any other country on the issue. Amid mounting international pressure to free convicted former president Mohammed Nasheed, Maldives on Monday made clear that it would not be taking directions from India or any other country on the issue.

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  10. Kafka In Paradise: Maldives Court Sentences Former President For TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... 2010-2013, covering all issues across a dynamic region of 1.3 billion people (India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, and Bhutan), and providing policy direction and support for four U.S. embassies and four consulates. Trained originally as a ...

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  11. An under-construction church in Kaimri village, in Hisar, Haryana was ...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed his appeal against his arrest in Male, Maldives. - Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad leads a march to Raj Bhawan to protest against Centre's policies on black money, Land Acquisition Bill and inflation, in Patna.

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  12. Nasheed sentence strain on Male tiesRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 15: A Maldives trial court's 13-year jail sentence on Friday to former President Mohammed Nasheed, who suffered a fresh blow in the high court today, is threatening to push India's ties with Male to the brink. Nasheed has been convicted of terrorism for ordering the detention of an allegedly corrupt judge in 2012 when he was still President, the country's first to have been democratically elected.

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  13. week in picturesRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    ... lynch a person who they suspect is involved in a suicide bombing attack on churches in Lahore, Pakistan. - Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed his appeal ...

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  14. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad leads a march to Raj...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Outlook

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad leads a march to Raj Bhawan to protest against Centre's policies on black money, Land Acquisition Bill and inflation, in Patna. - Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed waves sitting in a boat as he is taken back to Dhoonidhoo prison after a court dismissed his appeal against his arrest in Male, Maldives.

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  15. Maldives court throws out Nasheeds appeal MDP vows protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Maldives police try to move former president Mohamed Nasheed during a scuffle as he arrives at a courthouse in Male.

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  16. Maldives High Court throws out Nasheed's appealRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... Galholhu North MP Eva Abdulla said. India, in a statement on Saturday, voiced deep concern at the developments in Maldives and said it is monitoring the situation closely. Human rights group Amnesty International has termed the conviction as deeply ...

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  17. Maldives HC quashes Mohamed Nasheed's appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Times of India

    MALE: The Maldives high court on Sunday dismissed former president Mohamed Nasheed's appeal against his arrest order. The court threw out Nasheed's appeal against his February 22 arrest as he refused to enter the courtroom for the first hearing of his appeal case in protest because the hearing was not open to the public.

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  18. Ex-president calls for protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Castanet.net

    A former president of the Maldives called on his supporters to go out in the streets to protest his imprisonment after a quick and disputed trial that raised fears of more instability in the Indian Ocean nation. A three-judge panel ruled Friday that Mohamed Nasheed, the country's first democratically elected president, issued an illegal order to detain a senior judge in 2012 while in office.

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  19. Maldives defends controversial jailing of ex-leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Yahoo!

    The Maldives government on Sunday told its critics to respect a controversial decision to jail the honeymoon islands' first-ever democratically-elected president for 13 years amid a growing global backlash over the verdict. The US, European Union and regional power India have expressed concern over the jailing of Mohamed Nasheed on anti-terror charges for ordering the detention of a judge in 2012 when he was president.

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  20. 'Religious conservatives want to control Maldives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Rediff.com

    'This is a fight between pro-democratic forces and Islamic conservatives, who view India as a "necessary evil",' a New York-based expert on the Maldives tells George Joseph for Rediff.com he sentencing of Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of the Maldives, to 13 years in prison on terrorism charges, is alarming, says an expert on the smallest country in Asia, both in area and population. "Nasheed is a true liberal and believer in democracy.

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