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Ousted Maldives President forms opposition group in exile

Mohamed Nasheed, a former president of the Maldives now in exile in Britain after being ousted from office and jailed in his country, formed an opposition group on Wednesday aimed at toppling the government of President Abdulla Yameen.

Maldives severs ties with Iran, siding with Saudi Arabia

The conservative Maldives government has severed all diplomatic ties with Shia-inclined Iran after siding with Saudi Arabia. Maldives becomes the latest Muslim nation to rally behind the Sunni powerhouse after a diplomatic spat broke out between the two Middle East heavyweights.

World Bank is ‘jealous’ of Maldives progress, says ruling party MP

A ruling party lawmaker has slammed a damning World Bank report on the state of the Maldives’ economy as an act prompted by jealousy.

Concerned over Maldives' lack of legitimate political space

The US has expressed concern over "narrowing of legitimate political space" in Maldives, saying too many opposition politicians still remain behind bars due to the government's "intolerance" for criticism. 

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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

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India-Australia free trade agreement soon?

 

The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu's visit to the country on June 26. T...

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