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Last updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:09:44 PM

Maldives has agreed on early election: India
Male, Feb 16 (IANS) The Maldives government has agreed to conduct "early" elections to resolve the political impasse following the dramatic regime change in the island nation, Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai said Thursday.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:42:32 PM

UN rules out probe into Maldives'' power transfer
Male, Feb 13 (IANS) The UN Monday ruled out launching any investigation into power transfer in the Maldives, suggesting the country should find internal solution to its imbroglio.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 5:38:19 AM

Nasheed''s supporters rally against new Maldives government
Male, Feb 12 (IANS) Thousands of supporters of ousted Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed rallied in protest in the capital Saturday night as the new President Mohamed Waheed Hassan was busy approaching parties to form a coalition government.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 11:15:02 AM

Maldives assures safety for tourists
Male, Feb 12 (IANS) Ending a week of political turmoil, the Maldives Saturday invited tourists to its world''s top luxury resort destinations assuring complete safety and protection.

Sunday, February 12, 2012 6:20:07 AM

US envoy calls for new coalition government in Maldives
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) A senior US diplomat said here Saturday that it was too early to conduct a snap poll in the Maldives and urged former president who claimed he was ousted in a coup to join the new coalition government.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 10:28:14 PM

Maldives to probe allegation of coup to oust Nasheed
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) Following an international demand for clarification on the power transfer from former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed to his vice president, the government Saturday announced that an independent inquiry would be conducted on the allegation of a coup in the country.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 5:08:05 PM

US official reaches Maldives
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Robert Blake arrived in the Maldives Saturday to meet both ousted president Mohamed Nasheed and incumbent Mohamed Waheed Hassan.

Saturday, February 11, 2012 12:50:32 PM

Nasheed threatens to hit streets in the Maldives
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) The Maldives'' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed said Friday that his party would hit the streets and demonstrate in the absence of international support but "we cannot join this government as we believe it is illegal".

Friday, February 10, 2012 10:40:32 PM

Nasheed calls for release of 500 supporters
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has called for the immediate release of around 500 supporters arrested for allegedly burning down police stations and court houses, a party spokesman said Friday.

Friday, February 10, 2012 3:04:10 PM

UN envoy calls for dialogue in Maldives
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) A day after a court ordered the arrest of ousted Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed, UN special envoy Oscar Fernandez-Taranco Friday called for dialogue to resolve the political turmoil.

Friday, February 10, 2012 1:19:29 PM

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