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Stories with place: Maldives
  • Judge lets Russian man charged with hacking fire his lawyers 
    Updated: May-13-15 5:30 pm

    SEATTLE - A Russian man who prosecutors say made millions as a prolific computer hacker and credit card thief was allowed to fire his lawyers on Wednesday, just minutes before the start of a two-day hearing to decide whether his arrest in the Maldives was legal.

  • 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.