Latest Mohamed Nasheed Stories

Island Ecosystems In Peril Due To Sea Level Rise
2013-11-14 05:08:52

Researchers from the University of Paris Sud examines how an increase in sea level rise is sure to bring catastrophe to the island habitats of the globe.

2009-09-08 11:05:00

The president of the Maldives reported Monday that his country would be unable to attend the UN climate change summit in Copenhagen this year because it lacked the necessary funding.

2008-10-29 12:00:10

Challenger Mohamed Nasheed defeated Asia's longest serving leader, Maldives President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, in a runoff election, officials said. Provisional results indicate Nasheed received 54 percent of the vote compared to 46 percent for Gayoom, the newspaper Hamaroahli reported Wednesday.

2008-10-10 00:00:13

World in brief MALE The first multi-party presidential election in the Maldives will go to a second round of voting within 10 days after the incumbent, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, failed to win outright.

2008-10-08 00:00:19

By Andrew Buncombe Island state has chance to oust 71-year-old dictator in first free vote for 20 years A MAN nicknamed the "Mandela of the Maldives", Mohammed Anni Nasheed, concluded an exhausting and bitterly-fought presidential election campaign last night, ahead of a vote that will decide the future of the longest serving political leader in Asia.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.