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Maldives court orders arrest of ex-leader Abdulla Yameen

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UN, partners appeal for USD 920 million to meet dire needs of 900,000 Rohingyas

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EU urges Lanka to replace anti-terror law in compliance with global norms

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Maldives‘ former president Abdulla Yameen charged with money laundering

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Yameen charged with money laundering

COLOMBO: Maldives‘ former president , who is accused of using money stolen from state coffers, was charged with on Wednesday, according to a local media report. The case stems from an...

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