COLOMBO The Maldives' Supreme Court on Monday canceled a 13-year-old jail sentence imposed on former president Mohamed Nasheed for a terrorism conviction, saying prosecutors had provided no evidence to prove his guilt.
MALE, Nov 23 One week after taking power, the
new government of the Maldives says it has no idea how much it
owes China, which has led a construction spree in the tiny
Indian Ocean nation, but fears the debts run up in the past five
years could be unsustainable.
MALE One week after taking power, the new government of the Maldives says it has no idea how much it owes China, which has led a construction spree in the tiny Indian Ocean nation, but fears the debts run up in the past five years could be unsustainable.
MALE The Maldives' new government will pull out of a free trade agreement (FTA) with China because it was a mistake for the tiny nation to strike such a pact with the world's second biggest economy, the head of the largest party in the ruling alliance said.
MALE Maldives' President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih takes office on Saturday, seeking help from India and the United States to climb out from under a mountain of Chinese debt that his predecessor racked up in a breakneck development of the coral islands.
MALE Maldives' opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, returning from exile on Thursday, said the new government, which his party backs, will work to pay off $3 billion of Chinese loans, mainly borrowed by the government of outgoing president Abdulla Yameen.
MALE The Maldives' Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed exiled former president Mohamed Nasheed's 13-year jail sentence on terrorism charges, allowing him to go home this week.
MALE The Supreme Court of the Maldives on Sunday upheld the results of last month's presidential election in an unanimous judgment after President Abdulla Yameen challenged his own defeat in the poll.
MALE Hundreds of Maldivians protested on Sunday demanding the arrest of defeated President Abdulla Yameen as its top court began to hear a petition challenging the outcome of last's month election in the island nation.
COLOMBO The president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging his defeat in last's month election in the island nation, which has been in political upheaval since the declaration of emergency this year.