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Paris Holds Car-free Day

Paris Holds Car-free Day

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Maldives’ opposition presidential candidate claims victory

Maldives' opposition presidential candidate claims victory

MALE, Maldives — Opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, a longtime but little-known lawmaker in the Maldives, declared victory early Monday in a contentious election widely seen as a referendum on the island nation’s young democracy. Solih’s win, announced at his party’s campaign headquarters in the capital city of Male, ...

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Top Asian News 1:24 am GMT

Top Asian News 1:24 am GMT

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Madhya Pradesh showcases tourism at first-ever India Tourism Mart …

Madhya Pradesh showcases tourism at first-ever India Tourism Mart ...

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Maldives voters flock to polls despite political turmoil

Maldives voters flock to polls despite political turmoil

A raid on the opposition’s main campaign office and the specter of U.S. sanctions on government officials were not deterring thousands of people from heading to the polls Sunday to vote in the Maldives‘ presidential election, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation’s young democracy. Famed for its ...

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No Chinese debt-trap, India is oldest ally but Maldives open for businesses, says President Yameen on the eve of polls

No Chinese debt-trap, India is oldest ally but Maldives open for businesses, says President Yameen on the eve of polls

Maldives President Yameen spoke to The Indian Express about the charges against his regime, Chinese debt trap and the ‘India First’ policy. (Reuters/File Photo) Water baby Sonakshi Sinha’s Maldives trip: Here’s what she wore to the beachUS expresses concern over continued democratic backsliding in MaldivesIndia’s tightrope walk on Maldives Presenting himself ...

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AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives’ future

AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives' future

A Maldivian man walks past an election campaign office of Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom and his running mate Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed in Male, Maldives, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Yameen’s only contender in Sunday’s election is longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, backed by former President Mohamed Nasheed who is ...

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