Abdulla Yameen

Maldives opposition says govt must ease visas for foreign media ahead of vote

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The main Maldives opposition party said on Wednesday that President Abdulla Yameen's government must ease "draconian" visa measures.

Maldives opposition selects veteran Ibrahim Solih for Sept presidential poll

Sun, 01 Jul 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Maldives opposition Democratic Party on Saturday nominated veteran lawmaker Ibrahim "Ibu" Mohamed Solih as its presidential candidate.

Maldives opposition calls for Indian intervention as president imposes emergency rule

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 02:46 GMT

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen’s administration said on Tuesday it had put down a coup after declaring a state of emergency.

Maldives top court reverses ruling after judges' arrest

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 10:01 GMT

The Maldives president welcomed a Supreme Court move to reinstate the convictions of high-profile political prisoners after he arrested two top judges.

Maldives rushes through trade pact with China despite opposition

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 10:40 GMT

The Maldives government signed a free trade agreement with China during a visit to Beijing by its leader, Abdulla Yameen.