Maldives this week: 20 – 26 May

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President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on 19 May appointed Abbas Faiz, a British national who previously worked as an advisor to Amnesty International, as Special Envoy to the Government of Maldives...

Asia this week: 20 – 26 May

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WhatsApp files lawsuit against the Indian government to block regulations coming into force on Wednesday that experts say would compel them to break privacy protections.

Weekly COVID-19 update: 6 to 12 May 2021

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On 11 May, the Maldives reported 1,501 new cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases to 38,520. With cases surging, health care facilities are overwhelmed with 80 percent...

COVID-19 in the Maldives: a timeline

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In December 2019 the world was unprepared as a deadly viral outbreak began in Wuhan, China. From then on the Novel Coronavirus, designated COVID-19, has gone on to infect millions...