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Stories with place: Maldives
  • Maldives court orders opposition leaders detained 
    Updated: May-02-15 4:04 pm

    MALE, Maldives - A court in the Maldives on Saturday ordered three opposition leaders and 172 of their supporters detained further after they were arrested for violence during a protest demanding the president to resign and freedom for a jailed ex-president.

  • Search area for Flight 370 to be doubled if plane not found story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-15 9:02 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 60,000 square kilometers (23,000 square miles) in the Indian Ocean if the jetliner is not found by May, officials said Thursday, affirming their commitment to not give up until it is located.

  • Maldives divers hold underwater protest to free ex-leader story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-15 9:16 pm

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A hundred scuba divers in the Maldives held an underwater protest demanding the release of jailed ex-president Mohamed Nasheed who became popular as an environmental activist during his presidency.

  • Russian man's lawyers: Hacking charges should be dismissed 
    Updated: Apr-08-15 3:18 pm

    SEATTLE - Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. restaurants and stealing credit card numbers have asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing that the U.S. Secret Service overstepped its authority when agents took him into custody in the Maldives.