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#Maldives

# maldives - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives
# DUP
# DUP

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives

Dec 13th 2018, 10:15 AM 40,046 Views 56 Comments

BBC Spotlight Northern Ireland travelled to the Maldives to investigate the claims against the North Antrim MP.

# maldives - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irish man in his 30s dies while on honeymoon in the Maldives

Oct 18th 2017, 6:54 PM 123,732 Views 16 Comments

The cause of the 30-year-old Dublin man’s death is unclear at present.

# maldives - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

US calls for 'free and fair' vote after soldiers evict MPs from Maldives parliament
# Chaotic Scenes
# Chaotic Scenes

US calls for 'free and fair' vote after soldiers evict MPs from Maldives parliament

Mar 28th 2017, 1:13 PM 14,046 Views 7 Comments

Plainclothes troops evicted MPs as they attempted to impeach the speaker in the tiny state’s parliament.

# maldives - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Vice President of tiny tropical nation accused of plotting to kill the President
# Maldives
# Maldives

Vice President of tiny tropical nation accused of plotting to kill the President

Nov 5th 2015, 7:30 PM 15,194 Views 7 Comments

A state of emergency has been announced in the country.

# maldives - Thursday 22 August, 2013

# maldives - Friday 22 March, 2013

670k sign petition against rape survivor receiving 100 lashes in Maldives
# 100 Lashes
# 100 Lashes

670k sign petition against rape survivor receiving 100 lashes in Maldives

Mar 22nd 2013, 12:11 PM 17,007 Views 51 Comments

A 15-year-old girl, who was raped repeatedly by her stepfather, is to receive a public flogging for having pre-marital sex with another man.

# maldives - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

This island is a toxic dump in the centre of paradise
# Maldives
# Maldives

This island is a toxic dump in the centre of paradise

Mar 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 15,586 Views 18 Comments

Thilafushi, an artificial island in the middle of the Maldives archipelago, is the dumping ground for Malé and luxury hotels.

# maldives - Saturday 2 March, 2013

# maldives - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Honeymooning couple killed in island quad bike accident
# Maldives
# Maldives

Honeymooning couple killed in island quad bike accident

Aug 7th 2011, 5:56 PM 1,774 Views 1 Comment

Jonathan and Emma Gray, both in their twenties, had travelled to the Maldives after being married in Britain the week before.

# maldives - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Check out the designs for the world's first floating golf course
# Fore!
From The42
# Fore!

Check out the designs for the world's first floating golf course

Apr 26th 2011, 1:44 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

Rising sea levels will be no problem for golfers in the Maldives.

# maldives - Friday 29 October, 2010

Maldives arrest marriage celebrant over foul-mouthed wedding ceremony
# Maldives
# Maldives

Maldives arrest marriage celebrant over foul-mouthed wedding ceremony

Oct 29th 2010, 10:30 AM 581 Views 0 Comments

Police in the Maldives have arrested two men after an English-speaking foreign couple who believed they were renewing marriage vows were actually being called “swine” and “infidels”.