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Stories with person: Mohamed Nasheed
  • FBI: No evidence bomb caused blast on Maldives leader's boat 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 3:46 am

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - There is no evidence that last month's explosion aboard the Maldivian president's boat was caused by a bomb, the FBI said, contradicting government allegations that have led to the arrest of the country's vice president and deepened the turmoil in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

  • Maldives law allows monitoring of suspected IS sympathizers story has photos
    Updated: Oct-29-15 12:48 pm

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The Maldives' foreign minister defended a new anti-terror law on Thursday that gives the government wide powers, including the ability to install cameras in the homes of people suspected of sympathizing with the Islamic State group and to declare any group a terrorist organization.