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  • $1.5 bln cash import deals new blow to govt

    $1.5 bln cash import deals new blow to govt

    Allegations of mass corruption and embezzlement surrounding the government intensified on Thursday after documents linking top state officials to USD1.5 billion cash brought in from the Middle East were leaked to local media.

    February 11, 2016
  • ACC undecided on probe over bribes to oust VP

    ACC undecided on probe over bribes to oust VP

    Corruption watchdog announced Monday that no decision has yet been made on investigating allegations that parliamentarians had been bribed to impeach the then vice president Mohamed Jameel Ahmed.

    February 08, 2016
  • Gayoom says unaware of bribes to oust Jameel

    Gayoom says unaware of bribes to oust Jameel

    Former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on Sunday denied any knowledge that parliamentarians had been bribed to impeach the then vice president Dr Mohamed Jameel Ahmed.

    February 07, 2016
  • Gayoom rejects sorcery claims

    Gayoom rejects sorcery claims

    Former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on Sunday dismissed opposition allegations that his half brother and incumbent president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom had used sorcery to win the elections in 2013 and insisted that his party had won through hard-work.

    February 07, 2016
  • MDP slams govt over Imran's prison transfer

    MDP slams govt over Imran's prison transfer

    Main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Sunday slammed the government for intimidating political rivals after religious conservative Adhaalath Party president Imran Abdulla was taken back to prison late Saturday evening.

    February 07, 2016
  • Police probe forged warrant to arrest pres

    Police probe forged warrant to arrest pres

    Police are investigating a forged warrant to arrest president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

    February 07, 2016
  • Audit office denies omissions in MMPRC report

    Audit office denies omissions in MMPRC report

    Auditor General's office on Friday denied omitting any details from the much anticipated audit report of the corruption laden state tourism promotion company due Friday.

    February 05, 2016
  • MDP lambastes omissions in MMPRC audit

    MDP lambastes omissions in MMPRC audit

    Opposition lashed out at the Auditor General Thursday accusing him of removing details pertaining to the involvement of the first family from the audit report of the corruption laden state tourism promotion company due Friday.

    February 05, 2016
  • Nasheed vows return to stop looting of riches

    Nasheed vows return to stop looting of riches

    Jailed opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed vowed Thursday to return to power to save the nation, saying that the opposition alliance cannot stand idly by when the government is looting the people of their rightful riches.

    February 05, 2016
  • Govt got over MVR11 bn in Saudi bribes

    Govt got over MVR11 bn in Saudi bribes

    Saudi Arabian officials had given £500 million (MVR11.23 billion) to the Maldives last year as bribes to Maldivian officials, opposition alleged Thursday.

    February 04, 2016
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