24 Feb 2015
Male: The Maldives government on Tuesday defended the arrest of Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges and accused the former president of performing "stunts" to grab global attention after India and the US voiced concern over his detention.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Maldives on March 15 is under shadow due to troubled situation in the island nation after the arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed earlier this week.
23 Feb 2015
New Delhi: India on Monday said it was concerned over recent developments in the Maldives, including the "arrest and manhandling" of former President Mohamed Nasheed, and asked all the involved to resolve their differences within the constitutional framework.
23 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Bahrain, a key Gulf partner, and India held their first High Joint Commission meeting during the meeting between its Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
18 Feb 2015
Cairo: Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and 198 other Islamist leaders and supporters will be tried in a military court for inciting deadly violence in the city of Suez following his ouster by the army in 2013, state media reported .
03 Jan 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday greeted people on the eve of Prophet Mohammad's birthday Milad-un-Nabi.
01 Jan 2015
Sanaa: A suicide bomber killed at least 26 people in central Yemen on Wednesday when he blew himself up at a cultural centre where students were celebrating the Prophet Mohammad's birthday, a security official said.
18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
03 Dec 2014
Cairo: An Egyptian court has sentenced 188 people to death for a violent attack on a police station in the restive town Giza after the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi last year and the matter will now go before the country's top religious authority.
10 Dec 2014
Colombo: Water supply in Maldives' capital, cut by a fire last week in its only treatment plant, won't be fully restored until next week, a government official said on Wednesday.