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Adhurey: Cannot stand by while Abdulla Saeed destroys the country
    2 weeks 19 hours ago
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Vice President of PPM, Abdul Raheem Abdulla (Adhurey), has said that they cannot stand by and watch the Chief Judge, Abdulla Saeed, abuse his power and destroy the country. Speaking at a press conference held at the PPM office today, Adhurey said that they cannot wait until the Supreme Court do
Police: We were denied the opportunity to question Maumoon
    2 weeks 21 hours ago
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Police say they were denied the opportunity to question former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom regarding an ongoing investigation when they went to his residence to meet him, this Monday. Maldives Police Service tweeted that Maumoon told the officers who went to meet him that he couldn’t make
Mua removed from post as Coordinator at Youth Ministry
    2 weeks 22 hours ago
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Movie star Abdulla Muaz (Mua) has been dismissed from his post as the Executive Coordinator at National Center for the Arts (NCA) – run under Ministry of Youth and Sports. Muaz has confirmed his dismissal to “Sun”. Muaz alleges his dismissal is the response to his request to President
Islamic Ministry’s Coordinator Hisham resigns
    2 weeks 22 hours ago
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Coordinator at Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Hisham Ahmed has resigned from his post. “Sun” has been informed Hisham resigned this Monday. But the reason for his resignation is unclear at this point. Hisham’s resignation follows the resignation of State Minister at Ministry of Health,
State Minister of Health Hussain Rasheed resigns
    2 weeks 22 hours ago
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State Minister at Ministry of Health, Hussain Rasheed has resigned from his post. In a letter sent to President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom this Monday, Hussain Rasheed said he was resigning over the delay in enforcing the order issued by Supreme Court on February 1, and the lack of answers for
Court released MP Sinan from custody
    2 weeks 22 hours ago
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Criminal Court has ordered the release of South Machangolhi MP Abdulla Sinan. Sinan was arrested upon arrival to Maldives, along with Dhangethi MP Ilham Ahmed last Sunday. He was released by the court during his remand hearing this Monday afternoon. Sinan is accused of conspiring to
Maumoon threated by “thugs armed with knives”
    2 weeks 23 hours ago
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Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom says a group of people armed with knives circled his house issuing threats at midnight. Maumoon tweeted this Monday morning that the group of people drove by his house several times shouting abuse. He questioned who the people were sent by, and asked the
DJA: Supreme Court has not asked for assistance from India
    2 weeks 24 hours ago
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The Supreme Court has not asked for assistance from the government of India to enforce the court order it issued of February 1, says Department of Judicial Administration (DJA). Some Indian newspapers have carried reports the Supreme Court asked for India’s assistance to enforce its court
President asks Supreme Court to revoke its order
    2 weeks 24 hours ago
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has submitted letters to Supreme Court, asking that it revoke the court order issued on February 1. Minister of Legal Affairs at President’s Office, Dr. Aishath Azima Shakoor said the request was submitted with the power bestowed upon President Abdulla
DJA: Court order to arrest Attorney General is false
    2 weeks 2 days ago
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Department of Judicial Administration (DJA) has said that the court order allegedly by the Supreme Court to arrest the Attorney General, which is circulating on social media, is false. The alleged court order circulating on social media orders that the Attorney General, Mohamed Anil must be
President Conveys Independence Day Felicitations to the President of Sri Lanka
    2 weeks 2 days ago
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has conveyed felicitations to the President of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, on the occasion of the Independence Day of Sri Lanka. In his message the President sent good wishes to the Sri Lankan people and the Government on helf of the
Supreme Court overrules court order to arrest Judicial Administrator
    2 weeks 2 days ago
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Supreme Court of the Maldives have overruled the court order to arrest the Judicial Administrator, Hassan Saeed Hussain, issued by the Criminal Court. In a court order issued today, the Supreme Court said that following the court order to arrest Hassan Saeed in relation to a bribery
Supreme Court: No legal obstruction to execute court order
    2 weeks 2 days ago
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Supreme Court of the Maldives has issued a statement saying that there are no legal obstructions to execute the Court Order: 2018/SC-SJ/01 which ordered the release of nine political figures in jails. In the statement issued this evening, the Court said that the Prosecutor General's Office have
Naadhira released by Criminal Court
    2 weeks 2 days ago
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Criminal Court has released the former Council Member of PPM, Aminath Naadhira, who was arrested during the opposition protest rally last night. She was released when she was taken to the court for her remand hearing. After the hearing, her lawyer said that she was charged with attacking a
Velana Airport runway closed temporarily
    2 weeks 2 days ago
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The runway of the Velana International Airport has been closed temporarily. General Manager of Corporate Communications at the Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL), Hassan Areef, told Sun Media that the runway is closed to make a repair. He said that the runway is closed until 5 p.m.