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Modi visits Maldives, signaling India's return as key ally

Jun. 8, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his first overseas trip since being elected to a second term by traveling to the Maldives, where the new president pledged closer ties with New Delhi in a departure from his predecessor's pro-China policy. Modi met with Maldivian President...

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker

May. 28, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives' parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country's first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes past midnight Tuesday. The speaker also has a role in the Judicial...