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Dr. Muizzu meets Maumoon, Saeed and Hameed as special envoy
    6 days 17 hours ago
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As a special envoy of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, has met and checked up on the former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice, Abdulla Saeed and Supreme Court Judge, Ali Hameed, all who are currently in police
Chief Justice pleads not guilty to charges against him
    6 days 18 hours ago
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Chief Justice, Abdulla Saeed, who was arrested with the charge of conspiracy to overthrow the government has refused to the charges claiming he is innocent. Maldives Police Service has said that they have acquired evidence that the Chief Justice, Saeed, was involved in a conspiracy to overthrow
Mahloof summoned for questioning over another tweet
    6 days 20 hours ago
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South Galolhu MP Ahmed Mahloof has been served summons to present himself to police headquarters for questioning over a tweet he sent out in December, 2017. The newest summons follows the summons on February 1 over him allegedly supplying the police with false information in his tweet on
Wednesday’s hearing in Rilwan’s abduction trial cancelled
    6 days 20 hours ago
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This Wednesday’s hearing in the trial of three suspects in the abduction of journalist Ahmed Rilwan has been cancelled. The trial’s hearing scheduled for last Tuesday was also cancelled. Three suspects have been charges with terrorism for the abduction. The suspects are: - Mohamed Suaid,
Nihan: Still the Parliament’s Majority Leader
    6 days 21 hours ago
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Ruling, Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) is still the political party with the single most number of parliamentary seats, and I remain the Parliament’s Majority Leader, says the leader of PPM’s parliamentary group, Vilimale’ MP Ahmed Nihan Hussain Manik. The opposition claims PPM has
Lawyers: Maumoon, Nadheem, Faris have not been questioned yet
    6 days 22 hours ago
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Neither former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, his son – Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon, nor his son-in-law Mohamed Nadheem have been questioned by the police, say their attorneys. Maumoon, Faris and Nadheem have been arrested on charges of attempting to illegally overthrow the country’s
PPM: Pro-Yameen Twitter accounts suspended “because they couldn’t swallow it”
    6 days 1 hours ago
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The pro-Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) Twitter accounts were suspended because “the people creating unrest in Maldives in the name of democracy couldn’t swallow it”, says PPM. First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim’s official Twitter account, the Twitter accounts of top PPM activists, and
Ex-CP Areef’s passport held
    6 days 2 hours ago
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Authorities have held former Commissioner of Police Ahmed Areef’s passport, barring him from travelling out of the country. Reports Areef’s passport has been held has been confirmed to “Sun”. But the reason behind the travel ban is unclear at this point. Maldives Immigration responded
China: Laamu link road  project started during the tenure President Nasheed
    7 days 14 hours ago
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Chinese Embassy in Maldives has said that the Chinese projects in the Maldives criticized by the former Maldivian President, Mohamed Nasheed, began during his Presidency and raised the question as to why the former President is opposed to it and creating tension between the two countries.
Defence Ministry, India has assured there won't be a military intervention
    7 days 20 hours ago
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Ministry of Defence and National Security has said that India has assured that they would not be sending troops to the Maldives. In a statement on the issue today after many opposition supporters have called for military intervention from India over the current political climate in the
Dunya goes on leave alluding to resignation
    7 days 23 hours ago
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The State Mininster at the Health Ministry, Dunya Maumoon has gone on leave after alluding to a possible resignation. She has faced a lot of criticism for working for the government while her father, the former President of the Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and brother, the MP for Dhiggaru
Bicycle and motorcycle collide in dangerous traffic collision in Addu
    1 weeks 13 minutes ago
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A bicycle and a motorcycle has collided in a dangerous traffic collision on the Link Road in Hithadhoo, Addu City. Police Media Official said that the collision took place near the police training school in development. The media official said that the collision was reported around 9:50
Security Forces: some have made plans to create unrest on Friday
    1 weeks 18 hours ago
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Security forces has said that they have received information that plans have been made by some people to create civil unrest in the country on Friday. Speaking at a joint press conference by the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) and the Maldives Police Service today, Spokesperson of the
Police: More than MVR 3.4M found from a bag connected to Judge Ali Hameed
    1 weeks 20 hours ago
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Maldivian Rufiyaa and US dollars’ worth more over MVR 3 million has been found from a bag belonging to Supreme Court Judge Ali Hameed Mohamed, says Maldives Police Service. Speaking at a press conference held by MPS last Sunday night, the Police Spokesperson, Chief Superintendent of Police
DJA’s Spokesperson Faisal released from police custody
    1 weeks 20 hours ago
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Spokesperson at Department of Judicial Administration (DJA), Faisal Adam was released from police custody this Monday morning. “Sun” has been informed the police questioned Faisal and took his statement. The case Faisal was questioned in connection with is unclear at his point. Faisal was