Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

World 02/18/19, 08:20

A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday for alleged money laundering.The criminal court in Male, the capital, ordered Yameen held in custody after prosecutors argued at a hearing that he ...

Update: Maldives’ president concedes election loss

World 09/24/18, 04:14

The Latest on the Maldives presidential election (all times local):1 p.m.The Maldives' strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has conceded he lost Sunday's election to his challenger.Gayoom said at a news conference televised live from the capital, Male: "I know I ...

Maldives’ provisional elections results show opposition win

World 09/24/18, 01:55

The Maldives Election Commission says provisional results show opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winning Sunday's presidential election.Supporters of Maldives' opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih celebrate their victory in Male, Maldives, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. A longtime but little-known lawmaker ...

Update: Maldives’ opposition candidate declares victory

Asia & Pacific 09/23/18, 15:39

The Latest on the Maldives' presidential election (all times local):12:25 a.m.Opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared victory in the Maldives' third-ever multiparty presidential elections.Independent newspaper website reports that Solih has 58.3 percent of the vote, with nearly ...

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