Maldives not to extend state of Emergency

Mar 14 2018

The Maldivian government on Wednesday said it would not extend the state of Emergency after it expires on March 22.

Closely monitoring evolving situation in the Maldives: Minister

Mar 08 2018

Amid a political crisis in the Maldives, India said it is closely watching the evolving situation in the island nation which was a "close and friendly" neighbour.

Maldives: India needs to give measured but tough response

Mar 05 2018

India needs to focus more consistently on the neighbourhood to avoid moving from one crisis to another.

Maldives warns India against interfering in its internal affairs

Feb 23 2018

"There is no doubt that the Maldives is experiencing one of the most difficult periods in the history of the nation."

US urges Maldives to end Emergency, uphold rule of law

Feb 21 2018

The US has urged Maldives to end a state of Emergency that has been in place in the country since the beginning of February.

Maldives extended the state of Emergency by 30 days

Feb 20 2018

The Maldives' Parliament on Tuesday approved extending the state of Emergency by 30 days following a request by President Abdulla Yameen.

Chinese warships enter East Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions

Feb 20 2018

11 Chinese warships sailed into the East Indian Ocean, amid a constitutional crisis in the tiny tropical island chain of the Maldives now under a state of emergency.

We don't want any trouble between India & China: Mohamed Nasheed

Feb 17 2018

Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed said his country, which is in a state of emergency, does not want any trouble between India and China.

Maldives tries to fight off travel alerts as tourists stay away

Feb 14 2018

Tourism accounts for a third of Maldives’ gross domestic product, measured at $3.5 billion in 2017.

Maldives' political turmoil threatens growth, investment: Moody's

Feb 12 2018

The ongoing political turmoil in Maldives would reduce tourist arrivals, a key driver of the economy and a prolonged crisis would dent investment inflows, Moody's said.

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