Police detained Ahmed Adeeb as he stepped on to the Tarmac at the Maldives’ international airport after an official trip to China
The President’s wife Fathimath Ibrahim and an aide suffered minor injuries but a bodyguard was seriously injured
After two months of political bickering and repeated failure to hold an election, Maldives voters headed to the polls today to elect a new president for their vulnerable new democracy.
Supreme Court says poll in which Mohamed Nasheed won highest number of votes suffered irregularities
Tour operators are apparently oblivious to reality
Result of the first round was overturned by the country’s Supreme Court after it was challenged by third-placed candidate
'In Byron Bay, I walked through lush vegetation straight down to the beach'
'Flying over the islands in a tiny seaplane was gorgeous'
The political turmoil rocking the Maldives has reverberated all the way to Venice’s celebrated art show where the archipelago nation is represented by two exhibitions – an official one focussing on the danger of climate change and unofficial show highlighting political repression.
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