Global concern grows as reports of a plot to kill island nation’s President is followed by a brutal crackdown
The Green Climate Fund needs to work out strategies to stop cash frittering away
A bomb was located near the presidential resident after an explosion on his boat last month
Police detained Ahmed Adeeb as he stepped on to the Tarmac at the Maldives’ international airport after an official trip to China
World View: How Ms Booth, the wife of the man once renowned for having the surest touch in British politics, ended up on the side of the Maldives government is a puzzle
Trick of nature creates spectacle
Review into the quantity of guns sent to help UK firms after fears that some will end up in the wrong hands
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.
The coconut was placed near a polling booth in an alleged bid to disrupt the upcoming elections
Britons can fall foul of foreign laws simply by feeding pigeons or chewing gum on trains, the Foreign Office (FO) has warned.
Girl’s ‘fornication’ sentence commuted after IoS highlights case
'In Byron Bay, I walked through lush vegetation straight down to the beach'
Campaigners target islands' tourist economy after teenage victim is ordered to be flogged
Amid widespread outrage, the government of the Maldives has said it is seeking to halt the public flogging of a 15-year-old girl who had been repeatedly raped by her step-father.
Boosting its reputation as Disneyland for grown-ups, Dubai may soon host the largest underwater hotel in the world, after a Polish firm unveiled plans to construct a massive disc-shaped floor 10m below the sea surface.
Dubai is no stranger to breaking records. First, they built the world's largest mall, then they built the world's tallest building... And now, if plans come to fruition, the emirate could become home to the world's largest underwater hotel.