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Stories with person: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
  • Maldives opposition wants election under interim gov't 
    Updated: Jun-14-16 7:00 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A newly formed opposition alliance said Tuesday it will seek to oust the Maldives's president and form an interim government to ensure elections scheduled in 2018 will be free and fair.

  • Maldives ex-VP jailed for 15 years for attempt on president 
    Updated: Jun-10-16 12:31 am

    MALE, Maldives - A Maldives court has convicted the country's former vice president of masterminding a plot to kill the president by exploding a bomb on his speedboat last year and sentenced him to 15 years in prison.