Maldives President Abdulla Yameen with Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2017. Photo: Reuters

Election looms in Maldives with President Abdulla Yameen, who is supported by China, determined to cling to power

Maldives’ strategic location has made it a key arena in the contest for regional influence between India and China, and it has also emerged as an incubator for jihadism

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Maldives President Abdulla Yameen with Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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