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  • MDP to vote against Maumoon Hameed for PG

    MDP to vote against Maumoon Hameed for PG

    The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Sunday issued a three-line whip to vote against Maumoon Hameed, who had been nominated by the president to the vacant prosecutor general's post.

    July 21, 2014
  • Won't back Maumoon Hameed for PG: MP Moosa

    Won't back Maumoon Hameed for PG: MP Moosa

    Deputy Speaker of the parliament and opposition MP Moosa 'Reeko' Manik on Saturday said that he will not support Maumoon Hameed's bid for the long-vacant post of prosecutor general.

    July 19, 2014
  • PPM threatens legal action against Gasim

    PPM threatens legal action against Gasim

    The ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) on Tuesday threatened to file charges against former coalition partner Jumhoory Party's (JP) leader Gasim Ibrahim, after the Maamigili MP announced his party's decision to sue MPs who had crossed over to PPM.

    July 15, 2014
  • Nasheed calls on troops to 'defend' Gaza

    Nasheed calls on troops to 'defend' Gaza

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed on Monday called for Maldivian troop to travel to Palestine to "defend" Gaza.

    July 14, 2014
  • MDP rallies against Gaza aggression

    MDP rallies against Gaza aggression

    The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) rallied in capital Male on Saturday, protesting against the violent Israeli attacks on the Palestinians in Gaza.

    July 13, 2014
  • Maldivians asked to voice against Israel

    Maldivians asked to voice against Israel

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday called on Maldivians to raise their voice against the "atrocities" being committed by Israel in Gaza.

    July 10, 2014
  • PPM secures absolute majority in parliament

    PPM secures absolute majority in parliament

    The Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) has secured absolute majority in the parliament, after Ihavandhoo MP Mohamed Abdulla, from the pro-government Jumhoory Party (JP), signed up to the ruling party on Wednesday.

    July 10, 2014
  • Parliamentary committee okays flat relocation

    Parliamentary committee okays flat relocation

    The parliamentary Public Finance Committee on Monday approved the relocation of 704 out of the 1500 housing units, initially planned to be built in the four southern atolls of the Maldives, to Hulhumale.

    July 08, 2014
  • 'Black money will be cleaned in econ zones'

    'Black money will be cleaned in econ zones'

    The special economic zones to be introduced by the government would be used to "clean black money," former President Mohamed Nasheed claimed on Wednesday.

    July 03, 2014
  • MP Nazim Rashaad joins PPM

    MP Nazim Rashaad joins PPM

    Thulhaadhoo MP Nazim Rashaad has left the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and joined Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), the ruling party announced on Tuesday.

    July 02, 2014
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