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JP 'will only accept' fresh elections verdict
Fazeena Ahmed, Haveeru Online
Sep 30, 2013 - 12:27

    Jumhoory Party (JP) presidential candidate Gasim Ibrahim enters the Supreme court for a hearing on the case filed by his party seeking annulment of the first rounf of presidential eelctions. HAVEERU FILE PHOTO

    Jumhoory Party (JP) presidential candidate Gasim Ibrahim enters the Supreme court for a hearing on the case filed by his party seeking annulment of the first rounf of presidential eelctions.

JP dictates to Supreme Court for new election »

Jumhoory Party (JP) will only accept any verdict by the Supreme Court that will see fresh elections held in the country, the party said Sunday. JP has filed a case at…

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“Police will be stationed in all islands before nightfall today” »

Commissioner of Police Abdulla Riyaz has said that police officers will be stationed in every island in the Maldives by nightfall on Thursday, as part of their operation for the…

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Police increases efforts to quench arson attacks »

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Police have increased efforts to reduce the number of arson attacks, on the rise across country following the first round…

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Opposition MPs probed for inciting violence against judges, police »

MDP parliamentarian Moosa "Reeko" Manik being taken under police custody on the 8th of February 2012

Police are probing five opposition parliamentarians for undermining the authority of the courts and calling people to threaten judges, police…

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Police arrest MP Hamid to produce in court over alcohol case »

Police taking Henveiru-South MP Hamid Abdul Ghafoor into custody on Monday

Police on Monday took opposition parliamentarian Henveiru-South MP Hamid Abdul Ghafoor into custody to produce him in court for the…

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World News

Muslim Fired by Abercrombie for Head Scarf Says Policy ‘Very Unfair »

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The Muslim teen worker who scored a legal victory in an anti-discrimination suit against Abercrombie & Fitch, which cited its dress code in insisting she not wear a hijab to work, says the retailer’s policy is “very unfair.” A federal judge issued the ruling last week…

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Russia calls on Syria to give up chemical weapons to avert US strike »

Russia's Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov

Russia has urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to hand over his chemical weapons stockpiles and have his production and storage facilities dismantled as a way to avoid a US military strike. The Russian foreign minister made the potentially game changing announcement soon after the US…

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Life & Style

25 Ways to Communicate Respect »


Actions speak louder than words. You can say you respect your husband, but he’ll have a hard time believing that unless your behavior backs it…

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South Asia An employee weighs a packet chickpea flour inside a mom and pop grocery store at a residential area in Mumbai December 5, 2012.

India’s parliament permits foreign retailers entry

A loss would have been a major embarrassment for the government, but would not have stopped the measure from being implemented after the Cabinet in September decided to allow foreign companies to own 51 percent stakes…

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Middle East Flames emerge after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the refugee camp of Yarmouk, near Damascus

Russia sends plane to evacuate its citizens from Syria as US strike looms

Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry sent a plane for its citizens willing to leave Syria, RIA Novosti reported Sunday. “An Il-76 plane took off for Latakia on Sunday morning,” said Russian Emergency Ministry Spokeswoman Irina Rossius. “The…

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Technology Will Apple finally enter the "phablet" market and compete with the Samsung Galaxy Note?

Apple testing iPhone with 6-inch screen

Apple is getting on the phablet bandwagon according to a new report. The phablet, a smartphone with a behemoth screen and more of a hybrid between a phone and a tablet, has become popular in the…

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Environment President Dr. Mohamed Waheed

Maldives is the ground zero for observing the impact of changing global climate- Presidet Waheed

President Dr. Mohamed Waheed Hassan has noted that “if there is a ground zero for observing and monitoring the impacts of global climate, that would be Maldives”. The President made his remarks today at a…

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Entertainment Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan to turn over a new leaf and leave her past behind

27-year-old Lindsay Lohan has, in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, declared to leave her troubled past behind her, turn over a new leaf and start a new life, afresh. She made this announcement after coming out…

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg talks with reporters following a media event at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park

Facebook goes gaming, Wall Street approves

For the past few days, Wall Street has been smiling benignly at Facebook. For the second day in a row, shares in the company are within kissing range of their IPO price. When they first…

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World Sports Louisville head football coach Charlie Strong answers a reporters question during a press conference Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. Strong announced this morning that he has turned down the head coaching job offer from the University of Tennessee and will stay at Louisville.

Strong staying as Louisville football coach

LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Charlie Strong’s decision to stay at Louisville is the second major coup for the Cardinals in eight days. After reports linking Strong to several openings in the Southeastern Conference, he said Thursday that he wasn’t…

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Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea: Torres and Mata on target as Blues extend lead at the top

Chelsea extended its lead at the top of the Premier League following a hugely impressive victory over previously unbeaten Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Spaniards Juan Mata and Fernando Torres were on the scoresheet as they, temporarily at…

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Health & Nutrition soursop

Soursop Fruit Kills Cancer 100-Fold better Than Chemotherapy

The Soursop is a flowering, evergreen tree native to tropical regions of the world. It also contains a long, prickly green fruit which happens to kill cancer up to 10,000 times more effectively than strong chemotherapy…

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Check Out This Combo for Killer Eyebrows

If you’ve tried products to enhance your eyebrows, you know that getting the perfect look for your eyes isn’t easy. Even with tons of options to choose from, and dozens of techniques to try, we still face…

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Rare Undersea Discovery Could Extend Your Life by 10, 20 or 30 Years

Humans have made incredible health strides and are living longer lives than ever. Many of the maladies that struck down our ancestors have for the most part been completely eliminated – everything from tuberculosis, to…

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10 Health Benefits of Strawberries

The Strawberry is called ‘the queen of fruits” In Asian countries because it’s packed with health benefits. Compared to fruits like apples, oranges or bananas, strawberries have the highest amount of nutrients. These juicy heart-shaped delights have…

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