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Maldives Presidential Election Derailed

A third attempt to hold a presidential election in the Indian Ocean island nation of Maldives was derailed early Sunday, after an order from the Supreme Court delayed a runoff vote scheduled for that day. Former President Mohamed Nasheed won the most votes in the election on Saturday, roughly 47 percent, which was a commanding lead over his closest rival …

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Richard Branson Puts Maldives President On Notice: Twitter Reactions

Virgin founder, media tycoon, and fabulously haired billionaire Richard Branson penned an open letter to interim Maldives president Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik to express his shock upon finding out that Waheed was involved in the military coup that unseated the previous president, Mohamed Nasheed. After saying how pleased he was to have met Waheed and his wife, Branson went on: …

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