Chief justice Abdulla Saeed on Sunday refused to meet the opposition despite a top opposition delegation waiting for an audience for over two hours inside the Supreme Court.
The united opposition spokesperson... More
12 Maldives parliamentarians have been charged by the State with obstruction of law enforcement.
The 12 MPs are suspected of breaking through police barricades and entering the People’s Majlis premises on July... More
The Maldives criminal court released MP Mohamed Waheed Ibrahim and Jumhooree Party Secretary-General Ahmed Sameer from police custody at remand hearings Thursday afternoon.
Sameer was arrested Wednesday night from the opposition’s nightly protests... More
Dr Azeema Adam has stepped down as governor of the Maldives central bank to relocate to New York with her husband, who recently took up the posts of permanent representative to... More
President Abdulla Yameen has stirred controversy with an apparent admission of personally benefiting from a historic corruption scandal blamed on his jailed former right-hand man.
Speaking at the opening of a ruling... More
The police are seeking charges against 12 opposition MPs alleged to have scaled security barricades to enter the People’s Majlis building last month.
Cases against the lawmakers have been sent to the... More
The ruling Progressive Party of Maldives staged rallies across the country Saturday in a show of support for the administration of embattled President Abdulla Yameen.
Hundreds came out for marches and vehicles... More
At the end of last month the Maldives celebrated its birthday, 52 years since independence from Britain.
But the festivities were marred when the government ordered troops to storm the country's parliament... More
At night, from Bandos Island in the North Male Atoll, the twinkling Maldivian capital of Male, barely a few kilometers away, appears like a picture of calm. The tiny city spread... More
The Supreme Court began hearing appeals Tuesday from four former ruling party lawmakers who were contentiously stripped of their seats.
Mohamed Waheed Ibrahim, Saud Hussain, Mohamed Ameeth and Abdul Latheef Mohamed were deemed to... More
The police cracked down Tuesday afternoon on a march led by the family of abducted journalist Ahmed Rilwan, snatching banners and placards and arresting nine people.
Friends and family planned to walk... More
The Maldives will be ready to carry out the first executions in more than 60 years next month, President Abdulla Yameen declared Sunday amid growing international concern over the reintroduction of... More
The allegation that a senior State official held a secret meeting with Hussain Humam – who is on death row for the murder of MP Dr. Afrashim Ali – at a... More
Maldives Police Service has met with the members of the Malé City Council regarding the surge of gang violence in the city.
At the meeting led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police,... More
Parliamentarians under detention do not need to be allowed to attend People’s Majlis meetings, says Maldives Correctional Services.
MCS made the statement in a press release issued on Thursday.
MCS said the Parliament... More
The government of Pakistan has donated USD 5 million (MVR 77.1 million) to establish a medical college in Maldives.
“Sun” has been informed the donation was handed over to Ministry of Foreign... More
Fresh charges have been pressed against former Maldives Vice President and Minister of Tourism Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor and former Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), Abdulla... More
A week after the unprecedented expulsion of lawmakers from the parliament by the police and military, the People’s Majlis resumed Monday with soldiers surrounding Speaker Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed as opposition MPs... More
MPs of the opposition has said that the no confidence motion against the Speaker of the parliament, Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed with 45 signatures are still valid and would hold.
Since the no... More
National Meteorological Center has said that torrential rain and strong winds area expected across the country for Friday and Saturday.
The MET Office said on Friday that heavy rain in expected with... More
Seven journalists and cameramen from two private TV stations were arrested Wednesday night while covering a protest outside the Maldivian Democratic Party meeting hall in Malé.
Adam Janah, Ahmed Riffath, Mohamed Shanoon, and Abdullah... More