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Male, Maldives | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 02:58 PM IST
Adeeb was a protege to former President Yameen Abdul Gayoom during the early years of his presidency between 2013 and 2018.
Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 04:34 PM IST
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih spoke Sunday in New Delhi, on his first overseas trip since his election. In September he defeated strongman Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who had forged increasingly closer ties to China during his five years in office.
Male (Maldives) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 08:00 PM IST
Thousands of people cheered Solih, from the Maldivian Democratic Party, at a swearing-in ceremony in a soccer stadium chosen to accommodate a large number of his supporters. Chief Justice Abdulla Didi administered the oath of office to the 54-year-old Solih.
Colombo | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2018 03:14 PM IST
Maldives said it views the US statement as “as an act of intimidation, imposing undue influence on the democratic processes of a sovereign state.”
Press Trust of India, Male | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2018 04:01 PM IST
Prosecutors did not specify the grounds on which they are charged with terrorism. If convicted, they could be jailed for 10 to 15 years.
Reuters, Colombo | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2018 01:44 PM IST
Mohamed Hussain Shareef, ambassador to neighbouring Sri Lanka, said the government “has no intention of extending” the emergency when its 30-day period expires.