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Mohamed Nasheed

Talking points

China Guardian Auctions, a mainland auction house specialising in Chinese artwork, will hold a two-day Spring Auction Sale Series of ceramics, painting and calligraphy including Hong Kong ink paintings at the Island Shangri-La in Central.

Thursday, 4 April, 2013, 3:17am

Who said it?

[They] need to sharpen their pencils and consider all options

25 Feb 2013 - 2:52am

Maldivian government denies India deal over Nasheed

The Maldivian government has denied any deal to allow former president Mohamed Nasheed to end his refuge at the Indian embassy in the capital and resume election campaigning without fear of arrest.

25 Feb 2013 - 5:08am

Briefs, February 24, 2013

Pakistani Shiites yesterday demanded that the leader of a banned Sunni militant group be put on trial, a day after his arrest following deadly sectarian attacks in the city of Quetta.

24 Feb 2013 - 5:58am

Nasheed makes demands from Indian embassy in Maldives

Former Maldivian leader Mohamed Nasheed, who has taken refuge at the Indian embassy in the capital to evade arrest, has demanded that charges be dropped against more than 800 party workers. Mariya Didi also said Nasheed wanted India to take a lead in securing an end to the political crisis in the Indian Ocean atoll nation of 330,000 Sunni Muslims.

15 Feb 2013 - 4:36am

Maldives politicians enlist violent drug gangs

Ibrahim sits in a dark corner of a cafe, talking about his gang, the stabbings and the money he makes from selling heroin.

Outside, locals splash through the narrow lanes of the congested capital of the Maldives under a heavy monsoon shower. "It's been a good few months. We've been doing well," he says, lighting another cigarette.

25 Oct 2012 - 3:49am

International community has failed democracy, says Nasheed

The international community has failed to defend democracy in Maldives, ousted president Mohamed Nasheed said.

Speaking a day after his release from detention, Nasheed, who was forced out in what supporters say was a coup, said it was difficult for him to believe "democracy is sacred for the international community".

12 Oct 2012 - 3:19am

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed snubs his trial and violates a travel ban

The first elected president of the Maldives risks arrest after boycotting the scheduled start of his criminal trial and violating a travel ban, the government said yesterday.

Mohamed Nasheed had been due to go on trial on Monday on abuse of power charges in connection with the events that led to his toppling in February.

3 Oct 2012 - 4:14am

Former Maldives president risks arrest after trial boycott

The first elected president of the Maldives risks arrest after boycotting the scheduled start of his criminal trial and violating a travel ban, the government said on Tuesday.

Mohamed Nasheed had been due to go on trial on Monday on abuse of power charges in connection with the events that led to his toppling in February.

2 Oct 2012 - 3:49pm