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  • CMAG ceases press for early polls in Maldives

    CMAG ceases press for early polls in Maldives

    Though the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) had pressed for early presidential elections in the Maldives after placing the country in its formal agenda following the controversial resignation of the then President Mohamed Nasheed, the Group has now ceased calls for such an election.

    September 30, 2012 3 comments
  • Nasheed to Alifushi for presidential campaign

    Nasheed to Alifushi for presidential campaign

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed is set to depart to Raa Atoll Alifushi tonight in preparation for the presidential election next year.

    September 05, 2012
  • Not concerned over my prosecution: Nasheed

    Not concerned over my prosecution: Nasheed

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed last night has alleged that he was being prosecuted to stymie his candidacy for the next presidential elections and stressed that he was not in the least bit concerned because of it.

    September 05, 2012
  • "Will do everything for Leaders' Dialogue"

    "Will do everything for Leaders' Dialogue"

    Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) Chairperson Moosa 'Reeko' Manik has alleged that some political parties of the coalition government want to stymie the Leaders' Dialogue, but stressed that "everything possible will be done" to make the discussions a success.

    September 04, 2012 2 comments
  • Maldives under a military rule: Nasheed

    Maldives under a military rule: Nasheed

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed last night alleged that there is a military rule in the Maldives at present, while adding that the powers of the State have been sustained by a few members of the Police and the military.

    September 01, 2012 3 comments
  • Nasheed accepts CoNI report despite concerns

    Nasheed accepts CoNI report despite concerns

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed today has decided to accept the report of the Commission of National Inquiry (CNI) set up to probe the circumstances surrounding the transfer of power on February 7, despite concerns over the report.

    August 31, 2012 3 comments
  • MDP hopes for sincere dialogue

    MDP hopes for sincere dialogue

    Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) representative in the sit-down of the leaders of political parties initiated by President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik, Moosa 'Reeko' Manik has revealed that his participation in the talks is in the hope that there would be sincere dialogue amongst the participants.

    August 30, 2012
  • Must discuss action against mutinous officers

    Must discuss action against mutinous officers

    Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) yesterday stressed that the discussions of the proposed Political Party Talks must entail a possible course of action against the mutinous Police and military officers in addition to agreeing on a date for early presidential elections.

    August 28, 2012 3 comments
  • President Waheed contemplates a second term

    President Waheed contemplates a second term

    President Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik has today said he will decide "in the next few months" whether to contest in the next presidential election.

    August 24, 2012
  • President hopes CoNI report agrees with HRCM

    President hopes CoNI report agrees with HRCM

    President Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik has said that he hoped the inquiry commission's findings would be consistent with the report released by the human rights commission of the Maldives (HRCM).

    August 24, 2012 1 comment
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