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Indian Ocean tsunami victims remembered 11 years on

It has been eleven years since a massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean off Sumatra triggered tsunamis that killed tens of thousands in Sri Lanka

It has been eleven years since a massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean off Sumatra triggered tsunamis that killed tens of thousands in Sri Lanka

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Maldives declares state of emergency

Authorities in the Maldives have declared a 30-day state of emergency, citing a threat to national security. It came two days before a demonstration

Authorities in the Maldives have declared a 30-day state of emergency, citing a threat to national security. It came two days before a demonstration

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MH370: Malaysia to probe suspected plane debris found in Maldives

Malaysia says it is sending a team to the Maldives to investigate whether debris washed up there could be from missing Flight MH370. But authorities

Malaysia says it is sending a team to the Maldives to investigate whether debris washed up there could be from missing Flight MH370. But authorities

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Abdullah Yameen the new president of the Maldives is sworn in

The new president of the Maldives Abdullah Yameen has been sworn into office. The president topped the run-off ballot with 51.4 percent of the votes

The new president of the Maldives Abdullah Yameen has been sworn into office. The president topped the run-off ballot with 51.4 percent of the votes

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Attackers burn down TV station in Maldives

Unidentified men in masks set fire to a private television channel in the Maldives on Monday. The station is known to back ousted leader Mohammed

Unidentified men in masks set fire to a private television channel in the Maldives on Monday. The station is known to back ousted leader Mohammed

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Ousted Maldives president faces run-off

The former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed will face a run-off election on September 28 after he failed to win a majority in the country’s

The former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed will face a run-off election on September 28 after he failed to win a majority in the country’s

Europe

How well do you know your EU package travel rights?

Some travellers in Europe may not be aware of it, but there has been special consumer protection for all pre-arranged package holidays booked in the

Some travellers in Europe may not be aware of it, but there has been special consumer protection for all pre-arranged package holidays booked in the

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Let's hope it's a happy holiday!

Yes, it all looks so perfect in the photo: the dream holiday. But how many of us know our rights as travellers, to make sure that we are protected

Yes, it all looks so perfect in the photo: the dream holiday. But how many of us know our rights as travellers, to make sure that we are protected

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Maldives' ousted president awaits arrest

He has gone from president to prospective prisoner in the space of a few days. At home in the Maldives, ex-leader Mohamed Nasheed says he expects

He has gone from president to prospective prisoner in the space of a few days. At home in the Maldives, ex-leader Mohamed Nasheed says he expects

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No sign of danger to Maldives' tourists says EU envoy

Tourism and fishing are the Maldives’ major industries, but now there is trouble in paradise. The EU’s representative in the region told euronews

Tourism and fishing are the Maldives’ major industries, but now there is trouble in paradise. The EU’s representative in the region told euronews

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'Arrest warrant' issued for Maldives' ex-president

A day after he was led away by police, a formal arrest warrant has been issued for the ousted leader of the Maldives, according to officials from his

A day after he was led away by police, a formal arrest warrant has been issued for the ousted leader of the Maldives, according to officials from his

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Clashes as Maldives' ex-president vows fightback

Surrounded by supporters, the ex-president of the Maldives is determined to be reinstated. Mohamed Nasheed insists that members of the security

Surrounded by supporters, the ex-president of the Maldives is determined to be reinstated. Mohamed Nasheed insists that members of the security

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Maldives' ex-president says he was forced out at gunpoint

A coup d’etat did indeed take place in the Maldives, forcing its leader to resign, according to the new ex-President Mohamed Nasheed. The Indian

A coup d’etat did indeed take place in the Maldives, forcing its leader to resign, according to the new ex-President Mohamed Nasheed. The Indian

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Maldives' president quits amid unrest

Weeks of opposition protests and a police mutiny have sparked a shake-up in the Maldives with the swearing in of a new head of

Weeks of opposition protests and a police mutiny have sparked a shake-up in the Maldives with the swearing in of a new head of

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Maldives President quits after police mutiny

The President of the Maldives has resigned amid unrest on the islands. Weeks of protests came to a head when mutinying police officers took over the

The President of the Maldives has resigned amid unrest on the islands. Weeks of protests came to a head when mutinying police officers took over the

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Maldives cabinet holds underwater conference

The president of the Maldives and his 12 cabinet ministers have been holding a government meeting five metres underwater to highlight the threat of

The president of the Maldives and his 12 cabinet ministers have been holding a government meeting five metres underwater to highlight the threat of

Science_technology

Maldives plans for environmental exodus

With sea levels rising around the world, the low-lying coral islands of the Maldives are facing an uncertain future.

With sea levels rising around the world, the low-lying coral islands of the Maldives are facing an uncertain future.