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12 reinstated MPs invited for Monday’s Majlis meeting
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The 12 lawmakers reinstated to the People’s Majlis by Supreme Court order have been invited to the special Majlis meeting scheduled for Monday. Some of the reinstated MPs who spoke to “Sun” confirmed they were sent invitations. Some of the MPs even shared their invitations over social
Correction’s van crashes into Criminal Court
    2 days 23 hours ago
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A vehicle belonging to Maldives Correctional Service crashed into the fence surrounding Criminal Court in an accident this Sunday morning. The accident took place at approximately 11 am. Eye witnesses reported to “Sun” that the vehicle was carrying defendants to court when it lost control
6 suspects arrested for torching 2 homes in Addu City
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Six suspects have been arrested in connection with the torching of two houses in Hithadhoo, Addu City last Sunday night, February 11. Police media official reported to “Sun” that the suspects arrested for torching the houses White Villa and Dhonlafaruge in Hithadhoo includes two
Majlis to hold a special meeting on Monday
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The People’s Majlis is scheduled to hold a special meeting coming Monday. The People’s Majlis Secretariat reports the meeting will begin at 9 am. The Majlis Secretariat has not disclosed any details regarding the meeting. And stated only that the agenda will be disclosed to MPs after it
All Tata flats put up for sale have been sold-off
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All the apartments put up for sale from the housing complexes constructed by Indian company, Tata, at the Gaakoshi site and former Arabiyya School site in Male’ City have now been sold-off, says Housing Development Corporation (HDC). HDC has issued a statement, instructing the new apartment
MP Ali Hussain served summons by police
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Maldives Police Service has served B. Kendhoo MP Ali Hussain summons asking that he present himself at the police headquarters this Sunday night. Ali Hussain was served the summons before he was released from police custody, following his arrest from the opposition’s demonstration in Male’
Robbers break into A. Dh. Omadhoo Council headquarters
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A. Dh. Omadhoo Council headquarters has been broken into in a robbery. Vice President of Omadhoo Council, Ali Fikury said staff at the headquarters noticed the robbery last Saturday. “The office was closed on Thursday. The office wouldn’t be opened during the weekend, right? But a staff
MP Ali Hussain released from custody
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B. Kendhoo MP Ali Hussain, who was arrested during the opposition’s demonstration in Male’ City last Saturday night, has been released from police custody. Ali Hussain was arrested by the police from near the Chaandhanee Magu-Majeedhee Magu junction, as the opposition’s demonstration drew
Rathafandhoo suffers extensive damage due to torrential rain
    3 days 21 hours ago
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G. Dh. Rathafandhoo has suffered extensive damage due to torrential rain affecting the southern part of Maldives. President of Rathafandhoo Council, Hunaif Aslam reported to “Sun” that it rained heavily over the island from 1:30 am to 10 am this Saturday. He said households and office
Police: Some reporters acted like protesters
    3 days 22 hours ago
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Some of the reporters who covered the opposition’s demonstration in Male’ City last Friday behaved like the protesters themselves, says Maldives Police Service. In a press statement this Saturday, Maldives Police Service said it has noticed some of the reporters who covered the demonstration
UN agrees to mediate talks between Maldivian government, opposition
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United Nations has made the decision to mediate talks between the Maldivian government and opposition political parties in order to resolve political conflicts. The Maldivian government invited political parties in the country to resume all-party talks amid the current political turmoil. And the
India: Will monitor government actions after state of emergency ends
    4 days 15 hours ago
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The Indian government has said that they are waiting to see how the Maldivian government's actions are set after the state of emergency in the country ends. Maldivian government declared a 15-day state of emergency which would end on 20 February 2018. Spokesperson of the Indian Ministry for
Saudi promises loan to develop airport despite political unrest
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Despite the political unrest in the Maldives following the Supreme Court ruling on 1 February 2018, Saudi Arabia has said that they would move forward with the loan to develop Velana International Airport. A statement issued today by the Saudi Embassy in the Maldives said that they have decided
Police in riot gear working to disperse the rally
    4 days 19 hours ago
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Police officers in riot gear has been mobilized to disperse the ongoing opposition rally calling to implement the Supreme Court ruling on 1 February 2018. People are being arrested as the police are focusing their efforts in front of the MDP campaign hall. At the press conference held
Massive damage to Reethi Beach boat in fire
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A fire incident on a boat owned by Reethi Beach Resort has caused massive damages to the vessel according to MNDF. MNDF Spokesperson, Captain Ibrahim Azim, said that their Fire and Rescue team was mobilized in the area after a fire on board the Reethi Beach vessel six miles out of Coco Bodu