The Maldives condemned Israel's "mass killings and the daily massacre of innocent civilians" and called for an immediate cease-fire at a UN Human Rights Council special session. The HRC has voted to launch an inquiry into human rights violations in Palestine's Gaza strip.
Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed reportedly said today that a verdict would be delivered at the final hearing. Abdulla Mohamed had taken over the case after Naseer requested a change of judge in letters to both the chief judge and Chief Justice Ahmed Faiz.
In the third hearing into an unfair dismissal case, former Captain Abdul Muizz Musthafa said he was fired for refusing to obey unlawful orders, including an order to use expired tear gas and pepper spray on protestors during the presidential polls of November.
23 Maldivian competitors will compete in five sports over the next twelve days in Glasgow. Queen Elizabeth described the occasion as "a reminder of our shared ideals and ambitions as a diverse, resourceful and cohesive family.”
Pro-government MPs clashed with MPs of former coalition partner Jumhooree Party and opposition Maldivian Democratic Party today over amendments proposed to the Human Rights Commission of Maldives Act of 2006.
The 250-room Radisson Blu Hotel is now scheduled to open in April 2015, as part of the recently bankrupted STO's attempts to gain a foothold in the tourism industry - vital for a regular source of foreign currency.
“Regarding reports that the plane was sighted in the Maldives, I can confirm that the Malaysian Chief of the Defence Force has contacted his counterpart in the Maldives, who has confirmed that these reports are not true,” Hishamuddin told the press today.
Numerous witnesses have reported a large low-flying plane flying in a south-easterly direction on the morning of March 8, prompting speculation that they may have seen the missing Malaysian aircraft. Other witnesses and local aviation sources maintain that there is no "credible" evidence that it was MH370.
After a short protest early this morning the MACL met with staff representatives, assuring them that the cafeteria issue would be sorted out immediately. Staff negotiators also reported that new and improved bonuses were promised during discussions.