The former president of the Maldives, who says he was ousted at gunpoint in a coup last year, predicts the country will be plunged into violence and political turmoil if he’s prevented from standing in elections.
Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed, who was ousted from office last year in what he called a coup, will face a presidential runoff after failing to win an outright majority in the polls, the Press Trust of India said.
The Maldives took control of Male international airport from India’s GMR Infrastructure Ltd. last night after a court allowed the island-nation to take over the facility following the cancellation of a contract.
GMR Infrastructure Ltd. may lose control of Male international airport in the Maldives after a Singapore court allowed the island-nation to take over the facility following cancellation of the contract.
The Maldives, a country threatened by climate change, should consider taxing wealthy tourists at its resorts to help pay for measures to make the island-nation carbon-neutral, a report for the government said.