A landing craft that went missing with six people onboard last week was found Saturday night with the help of the Indian navy.
The Maria-3 vessel... More
There’s no connection between the oil spill found in the ocean and the tugboat “Mariya-3” which went missing with six people onboard while traveling from... More
Torrential rain, thunderstorms, and rough seas have been wreaking havoc across the Maldives with the onset of the south-west monsoon.
On Wednesday night, a tornado struck the southernmost... More
The criminal court has lifted restrictive conditions imposed on Maldives opposition Jumhooree Party leader Gasim Ibrahim when he was released from police custody last week.
The Attorney General’s office has asked the supreme court to determine that the parliament can only dismiss cabinet ministers for committing an impeachable offence.
According to... More
Female candidates won majorities on island councils for the first time in the Maldives’ third municipal elections on May 6.
Voters on the islands of Thakandhoo... More
Case of the brutal murder of local human rights activist and blogger – Yameen Rasheed- has been sent to relevant United Nations committees for inquiry by... More
The Maldives criminal court has released Jumhooree Party leader Gasim Ibrahim with conditions after 20 days in police custody.
According to defence lawyer Hisaan Hussain, the... More
Amid the initial confusion over contrasting provisional results, both parties had claimed victory in the elections.
The confusion seems to stem from the contrasting preliminary results... More
Abdul Aleem, the secretary-general of former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s faction of the divided ruling party, has paid an MVR85,000 (US$5,500) fine for contempt of... More
Both the ruling PPM and opposition coalitions in Maldives have claimed victory in the local council elections held on Saturday (6 May).
The ruling coalition lead... More
The Maldives local council election campaign concluded with final rallies in Malé on Thursday night followed by marches and vehicle rallies across the country on... More
Statistics show a 4.3 percent rise in tourist arrivals in the first three months of 2017 compared to the first three months of 2016 in... More
High Court has ruled in favor of the State’s repossession of two islands and one lagoon from Villa Group – owned by Jumhoory Party (JP)... More
No political influence case related to the upcoming Local Council Election has been submitted so far, reports Maldives Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
Deputy Leader of Adhaalath Party... More
The young man has been apprehended by the police in connection with the murder of human rights activist and blogger, Yameen Rasheed has been remanded... More
Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has requested that opposition leaders send in letters individually if they want to free the former President Mohamed Nasheed,... More
The United Nations has called for the investigation on the murder of the social media activist and blogger, Yameen Rasheed be up to the international... More
Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon, son of the former Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, was summoned to police headquarters this Monday morning.
Faris was sent summons... More
A prominent Maldivian blogger, who was critical of extremism and government corruption, was stabbed to death on Sunday, police said, and the main opposition party... More
Maldives Police Service has cancelled the passport of former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s personal assistant and head of his security detail – Ahmed Sofwan,... More