Maldives: 'The system has failed'

Evidence of the extensive network of political corruption exposes a much deeper problem in the island nation.


Delivering stolen money to the Maldives president

The three "bros" were tasked with delivering millions of dollars in cash to the president - and they are now on the run.


Exclusive: Ex-Maldives vice president's phone gallery

The phone's contents display the abuse of power that led to Ahmed Adeeb becoming the country's youngest vice president.


Maldives: A timeline to corruption

The politics of the Maldives has been turbulent, with government leaders implicated in corrupt deals.


For a climate hero, an a-la-carte terror sentence

The President of the Maldives hand-picked the terror sentence of his predecessor, Mohamed Nasheed, evidence suggests.

Human Rights

UN: Maldives should stick to death penalty moratorium

UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says the country's movement toward resuming executions is "deeply regrettable."


Maldives jails ex-VP for president 'assassination plot'

Ahmed Adeeb sentenced to 15 years in prison just days after getting a separate 10-year conviction on "terrorism" charge.


Maldives jails ex-vice president for 10 years

Decision by the Criminal Court made Ahmed Adeeb the fourth high-profile politician to be jailed on a "terrorism" charge.


Maldives police arrest reporters at press freedom rally

Journalists held after police fire pepper spray at group outside presidential office demanding more media freedom.


Maldives police in violent crackdown against opposition

Several opposition officials hospitalised in rally calling for the release of jailed former President Mohamed Nasheed.


Maldives president declares state of emergency

President Abdulla Yameen Gayoom gives sweeping powers to security forces on eve of major anti-government rally.


FBI: No evidence that Maldives explosion was a bomb

US finds no proof explosion on President Gayoom's boat was caused by explosive device after vice president arrested.


Maldives president: VP a threat to national security

Arrested VP Adeeb used his influence within the police to destroy evidence of boat bombing, President Gayoom says.