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  • CMAG removes Maldives from agenda

    CMAG removes Maldives from agenda

    Following the inauguration of Maldives' new president Abdulla Yamin on Sunday, the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) removed the country from its formal agenda.

    November 17, 2013
  • EU warns Maldives of 'appropriate measures'

    EU warns Maldives of 'appropriate measures'

    The European Union on Wednesday it was ready to consider 'appropriate measures' if there is any further delay in the conclusion of the Maldives presidential elections.

    November 14, 2013 1 comment
  • "People more important to me than CMAG"

    "People more important to me than CMAG"

    The Maldivian people are more important than the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), president Mohamed Waheed Hassan stressed Wednesday.

    November 13, 2013 2 comments
  • CMAG places Maldives on agenda

    CMAG places Maldives on agenda

    Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) on Wednesday has placed Maldives in its formal agenda after the country failed to elect a new president before the constitutional deadline of November 11.

    November 13, 2013
  • Pres upset with mention of polls humiliation

    Pres upset with mention of polls humiliation

    President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik could be upset with the Canadian foreign minister over pointing out the irony behind Waheed's government representing the country at the Commonwealth, when he received only five percent of the votes in the first round of the election,the minister's office said.

    October 08, 2013 2 comments
  • Pres irked by strain on Canada-Maldives ties

    Pres irked by strain on Canada-Maldives ties

    President Mohamed Waheed Hassan has sent a letter to the Canadian Prime Minister expressing concern over "inappropriate and derogatory remarks" made by Canadian Foreign Minister which has "put unnecessary pressure on an otherwise excellent relationship" between the two countries.

    October 07, 2013
  • Ex-minister urges India military intervention

    Ex-minister urges India military intervention

    Former foreign minister Dr Ahmed Shaheed has called on neighbouring India to use military intervention to restore democratic rule in the Maldives.

    September 30, 2013 2 comments
  • Govt dismisses 'baseless' CMAG agenda rumours

    Govt dismisses 'baseless' CMAG agenda rumours

    The government on Saturday labelled media speculations surrounding the attempts to place the Maldives on the formal agenda of Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) as baseless.

    September 29, 2013
  • "Maldives not on CMAG's formal agenda"

    "Maldives not on CMAG's formal agenda"

    Although the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) has called on Maldives to hold the second round of presidential elections as soon as possible, Maldives has not yet been placed in the group's formal agenda, Commonwealth said Friday.

    September 28, 2013
  • Int'l opinion is for runoff to be held Sep 28

    Int'l opinion is for runoff to be held Sep 28

    International opinion is firmly behind the need for the second round of the Maldives presidential elections to proceed as planned on September 28, Commonwealth Secretary-General's Special Envoy Sir Donald McKinnon said Thursday.

    September 19, 2013