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
Maldives has started final preparations for a hot air balloon festival which will be held in May. This is the first such festival to be... More
Police in the Maldives have arrested an opposition party leader on a charge of plotting to overthrow the government, a move the joint opposition condemned... More
The Maldivian opposition leader, Mohamed Nasheed, is optimistic about ousting President Abdulla Yameen through the constitutional parliamentary route because parliament is now going the opposition’s... More
The exiled former leader of the Maldives Sunday announced plans to take control of the national parliament after hammering out a rare unity pact with... More
Saudi King at the last moment postpones his much publicised visit to Maldives. The grapevine has it that the cause behind calling off the tour... More
Saudi royal family is set to buy Faafu atoll of Maldive. But what is the grand plan behind this?
As rumours abound that Maldive’s president Abdulla... More
India might be faced with another security challenge in its neighbourhood with a controversy erupting in the Maldives over Abdulla Yameen government's plan to give... More
Exiled Maldivian leader Mohamed Nasheed said on Thursday he would return to the troubled Indian Ocean archipelago to contest a 2018 presidential election and called... More
The Third Session of the Maldives-Sri Lanka Joint Commission was held last on Thursday, at the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister... More
For a second consecutive year, the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), the main opposition, boycotted the President’s annual state of the nation address at the official... More
Maldives First Lady Fathmath Ibrahim launched President Abdulla Yameen’s 2018 re-election campaign on Friday night with a gathering in Hulhumalé dubbed Feshun (Beginning).
Ibrahim Muaz Ali, spokesman for... More
The anti-graft watchdog has dismissed corruption allegations against Maldives First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim’s charity, declaring legal the Sadaqat Foundation’s distribution in its name of dates... More
Defections and sudden u-turns in allegiance are common in Maldivian politics. The joining of Dhunya Maumoon, daughter of the former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and... More
The nationwide submarine cable in Maldives, a joint venture of Maldivian Ooredoo and China’s Huawei Marine, has launched connecting six main islands of the Indian... More
China urges the Maldives to strengthen alignment of development strategies within the framework of the ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative.
Zhang Dejiang, the Chairman of... More
Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has described international money-laundering checks as “red tape” that imposes a disproportionate burden on small countries.
Speaking Monday at a conference organised... More
In a bid to resolve trade disputes out of court, Maldives government is looking to establish an international arbitration center in the archipelago. The country feels that the absence... More
Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon has expressed concern over the increase in political polarization in Maldives.
In a statement issued from the office of... More
The civil court in Maldives has granted the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) its request for a two-month postponement to the upcoming local council... More
Is the organization named ‘Commonwealth of Independent States’, which started its journey with the moto ‘all member states as “free and equal” stated in the... More