Maldives Newswire (Page 6)

Maldives Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Maldives minister says tourists are safe despite emergencyRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | Reuters

    The Maldives' new tourism minister said on Friday that the events that led President Abdulla Yameen to declare a state of emergency would not affect the safety of visitors to the islands. Yameen announced a 30-day emergency on Wednesday, citing threats to national security after officials said an explosive device was discovered near his residence in Male, as well as stashes of weapons.

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  2. Seven Arrested After Maldives Blast Probe Leads to Weapons FindRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Voice of America

    A Maldives police officer shows weapons found during investigations into a Sept. 28 blast on a speedboat transporting Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, October 31, 2015.

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  3. Seven arrested after Maldives boat blast probe leads to weapons findRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Maldives police arrested seven people after an investigation into a boat explosion that targeted President Abdulla Yameen led to the discovery of weapons hidden on the sea bed, officials said on Saturday. A Maldives police officer shows a weapon found on an island during investigations into a September 28 blast on a speedboat transporting Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, in Hibalhidhoo, Maldives, October 31, 2015.

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  4. Maldives: Turquoise SeductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Maldives is the land of turquoise-cobalt waters, colourful coral reefs and sparkling white sandy beaches. Sujoy Dhar returns mesmerized after a rather sinful island resort hopping, spiced with self-indulgent spa experience, snorkeling and exciting stay in the upscale water villas in the Indian Ocean When the return flight took off from Maldives Male International Airport on Hulhule Island, the feeling was not sad.

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  5. Man arrested in KL for suspected involvement in plot to kill Maldives PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A 47-year-old Maldivian was arrested on Wednesday for suspected involvement in a plot to kill the President of Maldives. KUALA LUMPUR: A 47-year-old Maldivian has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a plot to kill the President of Maldives.

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  6. Maldives boat blast suspect deported from MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    KUALA LUMPUR: Five Maldives residents, including a suspect police believe was involved in the attempted assassination of President Abdulla Yameen last month, were deported from Malaysia on Friday, police said. The suspect worked as the country's investment ambassador.

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  7. Maldives law allows monitoring of suspected IS sympathizersRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | Washington Times

    The Maldives' foreign minister defended a new anti-terror law on Thursday that gives the government wide powers, including the ability to install cameras in the homes of people suspected of sympathizing with the Islamic State group and to declare any group a terrorist organization. The legislation, signed by President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Wednesday, follows reports that a disproportionately high number of IS recruits come from the Indian Ocean archipelago of just 350,000 people that is known mostly for its luxury island resorts.

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  8. Rumour battle in MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | The Telegraph

    ... affairs, Dunya Maumoon, said they had heard speculation about dissent within Yameen's Progressive Party (PPM) of Maldives and talk of unseating the government. But she said the President enjoyed strong support in parliament from his party and ...

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  9. VP's arrest highlights Maldives' fractious democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Feb. 23, 2015, file photo, Maldives former President and current opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, in white, tussles with policemen who stopped him from speaking to journalists in Male, Maldives.

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  10. Maldives ruling coalition seeks to impeach detained VPRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Maldives ruling coalition partners decided on Monday to submit a no- confidence motion against Vice President Ahmed Adheeb who was arrested on Saturday by police, local media reported. The Parliamentary Groups of Progressive Party of Maldives and Maldives Development Alliance said the decision was decided during a parliamentary group meeting.

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  11. Move to impeach detained Maldivian vice presidentRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Male, Oct 26 : Members of the ruling Progressive Party of the Maldives were on Monday collecting signatures to file a motion to remove Vice President Ahmed Adeeb, officials said. "We are trying to get all of the ruling coalition MPs to sign the petition.

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  12. Chief calls for calm after No. 2 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    MALE, Maldives -- The Maldives' president appealed for calm throughout the island nation Sunday, after his deputy was arrested on suspicion of treason, with authorities saying the vice president plotted to assassinate the president with an explosion on his boat.

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  13. Maldives president says arrested deputy is threat to national securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Daily Times

    Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Sunday described his deputy as a threat to national security after his arrest over an alleged attempt to assassinate Yameen in a speedboat bombing last month. Soldiers and police patrolled the capital Male's streets in stepped up security, one day after vice president Ahmed Adeeb was arrested as he arrived back in the honeymoon islands from an official trip abroad.

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  14. Maldives leader Yameen Abdul Gayoom appeals for calm after his deputy's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | India.com

    Male, Oct 25: The president of the Maldives has appealed for calm in the wake of the arrest of his deputy on suspicion of links to what authorities call an assassination attempt and says the decision was made in the best interests of the country. President Yameen Abdul Gayoom today spoke to some media about the arrest of Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb, which came yesterday after he returned from an official visit to China.

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  15. Vice-president arrested in Maldives presidential boat blast probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Maldives vice-president Ahmed Adeeb has been arrested on suspicion of links to a blast on the presidential boat last month. Police spokesman Ismail Ali said Adeeb was arrested on Saturday at the airport when he returned from an official visit to China.

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  16. Vice President Of Maldives Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Kill PresidentRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Maldives Vice President Ahmed Adeeb speaks to media earlier this month at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, near Male, Maldives. Authorities in the Maldives have arrested the country's vice president for what they say is his involvement in a plot to kill the president.

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  17. Maldives leader says VP's arrest over boat blast 'not easy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    In photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, Maldives Vice President Ahmed Adeeb speaks to media in Male, Maldives. The vice president of the Maldives will be charged with high treason after being arrested Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in connection with an explosion aboard the president's boat last month that authorities have called an assassination attempt, officials said.

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  18. Maldives president accuses former deputy of plot to oust himRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    President Abdulla Yameen of the Maldives said on Sunday his former deputy Ahmed Adheeb had plotted to impeach him, a day after Adheeb was arrested at the airport in connection with an attempt on Yameen's life last month. MALE: President Abdulla Yameen of the Maldives said on Sunday his former deputy Ahmed Adheeb had plotted to impeach him, a day after Adheeb was arrested at the airport in connection with an attempt on Yameen's life last month.

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  19. Maldives president: VP a threat to national securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    ... that Adeeb would be charged with "high treason," an offence not specified in the penal code, but a term used in the Maldives for terrorism or offences against the state by government officials, politicians, judges and others. Adeeb's lawyer, Hussain ...

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  20. Maldives president accuses detained VP of trying to impeach himRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    ... motion against him and he had also tried to seek the support of lawmakers from the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives. Yameen stressed that despite repeated requests, Adheeb and his close associates had not cooperated with an investigation into ...

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