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Man stabbed in Male' City
    4 days 4 hours ago
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A man has been stabbed in Male' City in the early hours of this morning. Sources have told Sun Media that the attack took place near the PK pitch near the Henveiru Chai Time between 3 - 3:30 p.m. A witness to the incident said that the victim in the attack ran to the Slender Mart shop
President: Indian army will not come to Maldives
    5 days 13 hours ago
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has said that the Indian military is not going to come to the Maldives. Speaking at the PPM event: Youth Nation, tonight, Preisdent Yameen said that the Maldives is, in all meanings of the word, a paradise on earth. But there is a group of people who want
Foundation concrete work of King Salman Mosque has begun
    5 days 13 hours ago
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The concrete work of the foundation for the King Salman Mosque, being built in the Maldives under free-aid from Saudi Arabia, has begun. Housing Minister, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu sent out a tweet today saying that the concrete work of King Salman Mosque, a symbol of the strong bond between the
Maumoon transfered to Dhoonidhoo again
    5 days 16 hours ago
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Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who was arrested under the suspicion of offering bribes and conspiracy to over throw thr government, has been transferred from Maafushi Jail to Dhoonidhoo detention center. On 5 February, former President Maumoon was arrested at his residence, Maafannu
Chief Justice: Muizzu didn't meet with a noble intention
    5 days 16 hours ago
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Chief Justice, Abdulla Saeed has said that the Housing Minister, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, as the special envoy of the Preisdent, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, did not meet with him with any noble intentions. In a statement issued by the attorney representing the Chief Justice, currently in police
Police: Tomorrow's rally won't be peaceful, won't be allowed
    5 days 18 hours ago
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Maldives Police Service has said that the opposition protest rally set for tomorrow would not be a peaceful one and so would not be allowed. Opposition parties are preparing for a major protest rally for tomorrow calling to implement the Supreme Court ruling passed om 1 February 2018.
Lawyer: Maumoon under investigation accused of hiding evidence
    5 days 19 hours ago
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Lawyer Maumoon Hameed has said that his client, the former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom is being investigated accused of hidding evidence. Former President, Maumoon was arrested with suspicion of conspiracy to overthrow the government. In a tweet sent out today, Maumoon Hameed said that
Banned judge Mariyam Waheed reinstated
    5 days 21 hours ago
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Supreme Court has annulled its ban on Civil Court Judge Mariyam Waheed and instructed her to return to work. “Sun” has been informed Supreme Court annulled its ban on Mariyam last Wednesday. She was instructed to return to work staring this Thursday. “Sun” has been informed Mariyam is
MPs who clashed with police near Parliament taken to ADK
    5 days 22 hours ago
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Some of the opposition parliamentarians who clashed with police in their efforts to force enter the People’s Majlis have been taken to ADK Hospital with injuries. The People’s Majlis has been padlocked shut by military officers and Special Operations police officers have formed a line around
Statues at a resort under development sparks public concern
    5 days 22 hours ago
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Members of the public have expressed concern over statues being kept at the resort “Sirru Fenfushi Resort” being developed in Sh. Gaakoshibee, located near Sh. Bilehfahi. Photos of the alleged statues are being shared in social media websites. “Sun” has been informed the statues were
President launches National Strategic Plan to end TB in Maldives
    5 days 22 hours ago
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has launched the National Strategic Plan to end TB in Maldives. The MVR 170 million (USD 11 million) Plan was launched in a function held at Hotel Jen this Thursday morning. The Plan was launched to eradicate tuberculosis from Maldives within the next
Power restored to area affected by arson attack
    5 days 23 hours ago
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Electricity has been resorted to the area in Male’ City affected by the arson attack on a distribution box at a State Electric Company (Stelco) substation. Stelco said electricity was restored at 10 am this Thursday. The company said it is still working on fixing the damage to the distribution
Police seek Maumoon’s attorney Shameem for questioning
    5 days 2 hours ago
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Attorney Hussain Shameem, a member of former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s legal team, has been sent summons by police for questioning. The police have asked Shameem to present himself at the police headquarters at 8 pm, this Thursday. Shameem was sent summons for investigation
Stelco substation distribution box in Male’ City torched
    5 days 2 hours ago
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A distribution box at a State Electric Company (Stelco) substation in Male’ City has been torched. Stelco reports the distribution box at substation 50 – located in Faashanaakilege Magu – was torched at approximately 4:30 am this Thursday. The company reports its working on restoring
UN WGAD calls for compensation and release of Sheikh Imran Abdulla
    6 days 15 hours ago
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The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UN WGAD) has called on the Maldivian government to release and compensate the Leader of Adhaalath Party (AP), Sheikh Imran Abdulla. Sheikh Imran was sentenced to 12 years on the charge of terrorism following the protest rally on 1 May