Maldives

More on Maldives

Maldives Court Order Threatens Closure of Media Group

A court in the Maldives has barred a group of journalists from working for their newly formed media organization for two years, threatening its closure in a move they criticized as an assault on media freedom in the archipelago nation.

 

Maldives opposition seeks active role from India

India can play much bigger role in Maldives, according to Maldives United Opposition’s shadow foreign minister Ahmed Naseem. Participating in an interaction at Observer Research Foundation here today, Mr Naseem, who was a foreign minister in the Nasheed government, sought more active Indian role in bringing back Maldives’ democracy on track.  

Maldives government releases policy terrorism, extremism

The Maldives government plans to conduct de-radicalization and awareness programs aimed at stopping its citizens from being attracted by foreign Islamist extremist groups, according to its first policy paper on terrorism released Thursday.

Maldives court convicts Ex Vice President of bomb attack on President

A Maldives court has convicted the country’s former vice-president of masterminding a plot to kill the president by exploding a bomb on his speedboat last year and sentenced him to 15 years in prison.

Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook

Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra

Read more...

As countermeasure, India hikes import duty on 29 US products

In a retaliatory move against the recent US import duty hikes, India on Thursday raised customs duty on 29 products, including on iron and steel products imported from the US.

Read more...