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Sharif accuses India of 'undermining' spirit of SAARC.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accused India of "undermining" the spirit of the SAARC by "casting shadows" of bilateral issues on the multilateral forum for regional cooperation.In a joint press conference with Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen here, Sharif yesterday said that the last Islamabad SAARC summit was ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

SC should give verdict soon, country in stalemate: Imran Khan.

BANI GALA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said the Supreme Court should announce the decision regarding the Panama Leaks case soon as the country is in a sense of stalemate. Addressing media representatives, he alleged that the government is trying to save the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Maldives parliament blockade: Nations urge Male to restore legislature's independence.

After Maldivian troops blockaded parliament and clashed with opposition leaders for two days, foreign governments urged Maldives to restore the legislature's independence, The post Maldives parliament blockade: Nations urge Male to restore legislature's independence appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Maldives urged to restore parliament's independence.

The opposition coalition's plan to wrest the parliamentary majority was aimed at reforming the judiciary, elections commission and other bodies perceived as being partial toward Yameen.

- Zee News - IN

Sharif says India has harmed SAARC, undermined its spirit.

, July 26 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has blamed India for harming the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and undermining the spirit of the regional forum.Sharif currently on a three-day official visit to the Maldives, was referring to the postponement of the 19th SAARC Summit that was scheduled to ...

- Sify - IN

Maldives urged to restore parliament's independence.

Outside governments are asking the Maldives to restore its legislature's independence, days after the opposition said parliament was locked down on orders from the president in an attempt to prevent a vote to impeach the parliamentary speaker.

- FOX News - US

Maldives urged to restore parliament's independence.

Outside governments on Wednesday asked the Maldives to restore its legislature's independence, days after the opposition said parliament was locked down on orders from the president in an attempt to … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Crisis in Maldives worsens.

Maldivian troops blockaded Parliament and clashed with Opposition leaders for a second day, witnesses said on Tuesday.The latest turbulence came as the U.K. urged its citizens to take caution in the c...

- The Hindu - IN

Saudi- Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day.

Saudi- Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day.

Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Maldives' President on Independence Day...

- MENAFN - JO

Maldives opposition says blocked from entering parliament for impeachment vote.

- Two opposition leaders accused soldiers and police in the Maldives of roughing up opposition lawmakers on Monday, using pepper spray to prevent them from entering parliament to take part in an impeachment vote against the speaker.

- Reuters - US

PM arrives in Maldives to attend 52nd independence day celebrations

Maldives parliament shut for security Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Maldives on Tuesday to participate in the country's 52nd independence day celebrations on July 26 as the chief guest of the event. The prime minister, accompanied by Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz, is visiting Maldives on the invitation of ...

- DAWN - PK

Maldives troops blockade parliament as crisis worsens

MALDIVIAN troops blockaded parliament and clashed with opposition leaders for a second day, witnesses said Tuesday, as political turmoil escalated in the troubled honeymoon islands. The latest turbulence came as the United Kingdom urged its citizens to take caution in the capital Male after soldiers tear gassed protesting ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

PM departs for Maldives to attend its 52nd independence day celebrations

Maldives parliament shut for security Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left for Maldives on Tuesday to participate in the country's 52nd independence day celebrations on July 26 as the chief guest of the event. The prime minister, accompanied by Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz, is visiting Maldives on the invitation of ...

- DAWN - PK

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrives in Maldives

PM Nawaz Sharif disembarking from a special plane. Photo: File Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Maldives Tuesday afternoon on a three-day visit at the invitation of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.Sharif, accompanied with his wife, was received by President Gayoom at the airport.The premier will be the chief ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Security forces shut Maldives parliament, leading to clashes between lawmakers and police

Maldivian security forces locked down parliament on orders from the president on Monday, leading to clashes after opposition lawmakers stormed the compound in an attempt to vote on whether to impeach the parliamentary speaker. President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has been accused of rolling back democratic gains the Maldives has ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif leaves for Maldives

PM Nawaz Sharif disembarking from a special plane. Photo: File Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left for Maldives Tuesday morning on a three-day visit at the invitation of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.The premier will be the chief guest at the celebrations of the 52nd Independence Day of Maldives on Wednesday .The ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Security Forces Lock Down the Maldives Parliament, Blocking an Opposition Vote

Opposition lawmakers stormed the compound in an attempt to vote on whether to impeach the parliamentary speaker

- TIME Magazine - US

Security forces shut Maldives Parliament, leading to clashes

- Townhall.com - US

Maldives crisis: President locks parliament doors

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA - The Maldivian president ordered the military to lock down parliament Monday in a bid to prevent lawmakers from taking part in a vote to impeach the parliamentary speaker, the country's opposition party said, leading to clashes after opposition lawmakers stormed the compound.

- BangkokPost - TH

Maldives Opposition says govt. locked down Parliament

Says President trying to stop vote on Speaker's impeachment

- The Hindu - IN

Maldives Parliament shut down to stop speaker's removal

Maldives Parliament shut down to stop speaker's removal...

- MENAFN - JO

Maldives Deputy Speaker denies Parliament taken over by military

Maldives Deputy Speaker denies Parliament taken over by military...

- MENAFN - JO

Maldives opposition says blocked from entering parliament for impeachment vote

The opposition is trying to unseat Speaker Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed for blocking its requests to summon government officials accused of corruption. The soldiers and police surrounded the parliament building and stopped 30 opposition legislators from entering the premises, an opposition leader alleged.

- Times Of India - IN

Maldives opposition says blocked from entering parliament for impeachment vote

REUTERS - Soldiers and police in the Maldives roughed up opposition lawmakers and sprayed pepper on Monday, preventing them from entering parliament to take part in an impeachment vote against the speaker, two opposition leaders said.

- Reuters - US

Maldives parliament shut down to stop speaker's removal

Soldiers enter parliament after opposition politicians defy lockdown and scale walls demanding a vote to remove speaker.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Maldives opposition says government locks down parliament

- Townhall.com - US

CHRI urges Maldives to halt first executions in 60 years

, July 21 : The Maldives government has been urged to halt the execution of three death row prisoners in the island nation, which, if carried out, would overturn the country's 60-year-long moratorium on the death penalty. Commonwealth NGO has called on the island nation to maintain death penalty moratorium.The human rights ...

- Sify - IN

With GSP+ Sri Lanka begins the battle to enter world's richest market - PM

July 20, Colombo: A national conference jointly organized by the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka and the European Union Delegation to Sri Lanka and Maldives was held in Colombo Wednesday under the theme "Is Sri Lanka the next economic miracle of Asia".

- ColomboPage.com - LK

Nephew of Maldives President arrested

Move comes amid power struggle

- The Hindu - IN

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