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Maldives leader's party declares sweeping election victory

Apr. 7, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's party declared a sweeping parliamentary election victory Sunday that could give him a free hand in efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. Local media reports said Solih's Maldivian Democratic Party was leading in 60 of...

Maldives votes in crucial ballot to elect new parliament

Apr. 6, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

MALE, Maldives (AP) — People in the Maldives voted in a crucial parliamentary election on Saturday that many hope will help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to restore political freedoms and tackle corruption. Some voters who had lined up earlier...