February 7 - Latest Stories

  • Nasheed warns of another 'possible coup'

    Nasheed warns of another 'possible coup'

    The biggest problem in Maldivian history is that the country has not experienced a smooth transition in power and therefore, another coup is likely, former President Mohamed Nasheed warned Saturday.

    February 09, 2014
  • MDP calls on pres Waheed to resign

    MDP calls on pres Waheed to resign

    Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party has called for the immediate resignation of incumbent president Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik and the establishment of a transitional power arrangement.

    September 11, 2013
  • Nasheed's win, boosts his chances in runoff

    Nasheed's win, boosts his chances in runoff

    Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed failed to secure a majority in the presidential polls he hoped would seal his return to power 18 months after he was ousted, but the overwhelming victory in the first round radically boosts his chances in the runoff, despite a face-off with a widely expected coalition.

    September 08, 2013 1 comment
  • Yamin 'ready' for coalition in runoff

    Yamin 'ready' for coalition in runoff

    Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) presidential candidate Abdulla Yamin said his party was ready for a coalition with anyone as he is set to face a second round runoff against former president Mohamed Nasheed who was the clear winner of the first round of the presidential elections on Saturday.

    September 08, 2013 1 comment
  • Nasheed in clear lead in Maldives pres polls

    Nasheed in clear lead in Maldives pres polls

    With over half the ballot boxes counted, former president Mohamed Nasheed is in the lead in the much anticipated Maldives presidential elections, 18 months after he was prematurely ousted in what he claims to be a 'coup.'

    September 07, 2013
  • Observers 'pleased' with voting process

    Observers 'pleased' with voting process

    Observers group from the Commonwealth and India monitoring the Maldives presidential elections said they were generally 'pleased' with the voting process and turnout as polling stations closed across the country.

    September 07, 2013
  • Polls close in Maldives pres elections

    Polls close in Maldives pres elections

    Polling stations closed across the Maldives as officials began sealing ballot boxes in the much anticipated presidential elections.

    September 07, 2013
  • Over 100,000 votes cast so far in Maldives

    Over 100,000 votes cast so far in Maldives

    Elections commission has said over 100,000 people have cast their ballots so far in the presidential elections underway in Maldives.

    September 07, 2013 1 comment
  • Long queues as voting continues

    Long queues as voting continues

    Over half the people eligible to vote are already in queue to cast their ballots in the presidential elections taking place in the Maldives on Saturday.

    September 07, 2013
  • Maldives pres polls heads for runoff

    Maldives pres polls heads for runoff

    Unofficial tallies from the Maldives presidential elections indicated a clear win for former president Mohamed Nasheed, 18 months after her was prematurely toppled, but fell short of a majority to avoid a second round runoff slated for September 28.

    September 07, 2013
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