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  • Maldivian jailed in Thailand for 14 years
  • PPM MP Ibrahim Riza elected to represent Majlis on JSC
  • Majlis accepts two government-sponsored bills for further review
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Afghan coach suggests Maldives should not host further tournaments

“We have suggestions for the AFC that they do not again organise games in a country in which we can’t go and play football. This is for holidays, we come [here] for holidays,” said coach Mohammad Karger.


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Maldivian militant killed in Syrian suicide attack, claims online jihadist group

According to online jihadi groups, Abu Turab was killed in a joint operation by Jabhat Al Nusra and the Islamic Front, targeting soldiers loyal to Bashar Al Assad in the northwestern city of Edlib.


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Baby girl found in bag pronounced dead

The child was found in Maafanu after the mother was reported to have been taken to IGMH by her family suffering severe bleeding. While police have released few details, local media is reporting the case as infanticide.


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Vice president assures government’s commitment to press freedom

“I believe that one of the main bases for the stability in this country today is the hard work done by the diligent journalists of Maldives, media outlets, and those active in those outlets, when what was happening inside a government wounded human rights and dignity and cast a dark shadow on the nation’s riches,” Dr Jameel said last night.


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MDP sets eight conditions for backing candidate for Majlis speaker

The MDP’s conditions include reforming the judiciary, establishing a minimum wage, introducing an income tax, expanding the guest house business, and empowering local councils.


Corruption allegations a political attempt at defamation, says Tourism Minister thumbnail

Corruption allegations a political attempt at defamation, says Tourism Minister

A case filed at the ACC last week alleged Adeeb abused his position of power to obtain MVR 77.1 million and US$ 1 million from state owned companies and subsequently loaned the funds to relatives and friends via the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation.


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Presidential selfie spurs debate on nationalism, unity, and transitional justice

Minivan News takes a look at social media responses to a selfie between former Presidents Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and Mohamed Nasheed at the AFC Challenge Cup football match last night.


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Plans revealed for overdue development of IGMH

The US$7 million development of the state-run hospital, which includes an new 11-storey prenatal care and paediatrics wing, has been welcomed by the hospital’s users who have criticised the current facilities.


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Former home minister questions government’s sincerity regarding death penalty

“The judiciary might pass the sentence, there may be a verdict, but I don’t think the current regime will carry it out,” said Hassan Afeef.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories