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  • India's 'deep concern' over Nasheed jail term in Maldives March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Saturday voiced "deep concern" over the developments in the Maldives, a day after former president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13-year imprisonment by a criminal court of that country under anti-terror laws. "We are deeply concerned over the developments in the Maldives....
  • Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed sentenced to 13 years in prison March 14, 2015

    Colombo: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012. The verdict is the latest chapter in three turbulent years in which Nasheed, the Indian Ocean...
  • Maldives court asks police to present Nasheed before it February 18, 2013

    Male: A Maldivian Court on Monday ordered the police to produce Mohamed Nasheed before it, prompting them to approach the Foreign Ministry to talk to the Indian High Commission where the former President is holed up for the sixth day. "We have received court orders asking us to produce former President...
  • Maldives: Former president Nasheed still holed up February 14, 2013

    Male/New Delhi: There is no end to the crisis in the Maldives as former president Mohamed Nasheed is still holed up in the Indian high commission in Male despite Delhi's intervention. Meanwhile, Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid on Thursday spoke to his Maldivian counterpart, explaining India's position. Nasheed is in...
  • India's response to Maldives crisis disappointing: Nasheed April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed says that he was forced to resign from the country's top post and India's response to the February events was disappointing. In an interview to CNNIBN's Suhasini Haider, he said that India should intervene into the political affairs of Maldives. Here is the...