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UPDATE 2-Pompeo says China has brought lawlessness to Sri Lanka and the Maldives

28 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI/MALE, Oct 28 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the Chinese Communist Party had brought lawlessness to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, as the top U.S. diplomat kept up tough criticism of China during a trip to Asia.

Pompeo to visit Sri Lanka and Maldives as China threat looms

20 Oct 2020

COLOMBO/MALE U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Sri Lanka and the Maldives this month, officials of both Indian Ocean nations said on Tuesday, as Washington seeks to counter China's growing influence in the region.

Maldives former president Gayoom tests positive for COVID-19

26 Aug 2020

MALE The former president of the Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, said he had tested positive for COVID-19, as the tourist-dependent island nation reports a pick-up in cases since re-opening its borders last month.

South Asia coronavirus cases hit 22,000 as Maldives locks down capital

17 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/MALE The number of people infected with the coronavirus crossed 22,000 in densely populated South Asia on Friday driven by a rise in cases in India as the tiny Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives locked down its capital.

Maldives confirms first two coronavirus cases; two resort islands locked down

08 Mar 2020

MALE The Maldives has curbed movement on several resort islands, authorities said on Sunday, after the country reported its first two cases of coronavirus.

Maldives confirms first two coronavirus cases; two resort islands locked down

08 Mar 2020

MALE The Maldives has curbed movement on several resort islands, authorities said on Sunday, after the country reported its first two cases of coronavirus.

Maldives bans travellers from China over virus fears, minister says

03 Feb 2020

MALE The Maldives has banned travellers arriving from China as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of coronavirus, the tourism minister of the Indian Ocean islands said on Monday.

Maldives bans travellers from China over virus fears, minister says

03 Feb 2020

MALE The Maldives has banned travellers arriving from China as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of coronavirus, the tourism minister of the Indian Ocean islands said on Monday.

Commission says Maldives journalist was murdered by Islamist militants

02 Sep 2019

MALE An abducted Maldivian journalist was murdered by Islamist militants, a panel investigating deaths and disappearances under the previous government said, in remarks that were critical of former president Abdulla Yameen.

Commission says Maldives journalist was murdered by Islamist militants

02 Sep 2019

MALE An abducted Maldivian journalist was murdered by Islamist militants, a panel investigating deaths and disappearances under the previous government said, in remarks that were critical of former president Abdulla Yameen.

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