Maldives elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Maldives elections

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Former Maldives president makes comeback with landslide win

Apr 06, 2019 - 2:59 PM

(UPDATED) 'Our foremost duty is to bring peace to the government,' says former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed

COMEBACK. Former president of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed (L) and his wife Laila Ali (R) look on as they leave an apartment building in Sri Lanka as they prepare to return to the Maldives, in Colombo on November 1, 2018. Photo by AFP

Opposition candidate confirmed Maldives president-elect

Sep 29, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is set to be sworn in on November 17, when President Abdulla Yameen's term comes to an end

PRESIDENT-ELECT. In this picture taken on September 8, 2018, Maldives' main opposition leader and presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih addresses a crowd during a campaign rally in the Maldives capital Male, ahead of presidential elections on September 23. Photo by AFP

Police force postponement of Maldives vote

Oct 19, 2013 - 4:13 PM

Despite international pressure police postpones Maldives presidential polls scheduled on Saturday October 19

Maldives Supreme Court annuls presidential vote

Oct 08, 2013 - 8:14 AM

The court annulls the first round of voting and orders a fresh ballot within the next 13 days

NO FOREIGN PRESSURE. In this photo, President of Maldives Mohamed Waheed addresses a press conference held in New Delhi, India on 14 May 2012. EPA/Anindito Mukherjee

Maldives reject foreign pressure over vote hold-up

Oct 02, 2013 - 7:38 PM

Outgoing Maldivian president Mohamed Waheed vows to resist international pressure to hold swift elections

NO FOREIGN PRESSURE. In this photo, President of Maldives Mohamed Waheed addresses a press conference held in New Delhi, India on 14 May 2012. EPA/Anindito Mukherjee