Opinion

I don't want to lose my home to climate change

Luckily, it is still not too late to save island nations like my home, the Maldives. But we need to take action now.

Thilmeeza Hussain

by Thilmeeza Hussain

Thilmeeza Hussain

Asia

Call to bar defeated Maldives president from 'fleeing'

Lawyers ask police to stop defeated President Abdulla Yameen from leaving country over corruption allegations.

Maldives opposition seeks to bar president from leaving country

Maldives

Maldives election commissioners flee alleging threats

Outgoing President Abdulla Yameen, who has challenged the results, accused election officials of accepting bribes.

Maldives election commissioners flee alleging threats

Maldives

Maldives president challenges election defeat

Abdulla Yameen contests presidential vote result weeks after conceding defeat, citing rigging and electoral fraud.

Maldives president challenges election defeat

Maldives

Maldives leader 'received $1.5m in cash' before vote

Anti-money laundering body says money was deposited into Abdulla Yameen's bank account days before heated vote.

Maldives President Yameen 'received $1.5m in cash' before vote

Asia

Maldives ex-leader Gayoom freed on bail

Former president's release came a week after half-brother Abdulla Yameen lost the presidential election.

Former Maldives leader Gayoom freed on bail a week after election

Asia

Maldives security forces vow to uphold presidential vote results

Pledge comes after ruling party casts doubt over results of contentious presidential election, citing 'irregularities'.

Maldives security forces vow to uphold presidential vote results

Maldives

Outrage at corruption, rights abuses tipped Maldives election

Abdulla Yameen voted out of office amid anger over theft of millions from tourism revenues and jailing of dissidents.

Outrage at corruption, rights abuses tipped Maldives election

Maldives

Abdulla Yameen concedes defeat in Maldives election

President accepts 'people's decision' after official results confirm win for opposition leader, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

Asia

Opposition candidate wins Maldives presidency

Challenger defeats incumbent President Abdulla Yameen in a closely fought presidential election.

Maldives challenger Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidency

Inside Story

A test of democracy in the Maldives

Maldives voted in a contentious election that could have global implications.

Asia

Counting underway in tense Maldives election

Officials added three hours to voting time in presidential election following extraordinary turnout.

Opinion

The Maldives: The rise and fall of a Muslim democracy

In the September 23 presidential elections, Maldivians are choosing between two bad options.

Azim Zahir

by Azim Zahir

Azim Zahir

Maldives

Maldives police raid opposition headquarters on eve of election

Police search campaign office citing 'unlawful activities' on eve of polls billed as test for island nation's democracy.

Maldives police raid opposition headquarters on eve of election

Maldives

Maldives police remove 'anti-Islamic idols' in luxury resort raid

Police destroy underwater sculptures at Fairmont hotel as president puts Islam at center of re-election campaign.

Maldives police remove 'anti-Islamic idols' in luxury resort raid