The Maldives, an archipelago nation best known for its beaches and resorts, is suddenly making headlines after its president stepped down amid protests. What's going on in the Maldives?
The tropical Maldives, recently held up as a victory for democracy, has taken a nosedive, says its ousted president. He is now looking for international help.
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The former president of the Maldives awaited arrest in his house on Thursday, vowing to stay and fight against the government he says ousted him in a coup.
Backers of the Maldives former president clashed with police while the country's new leader sought to bring unity to government after months of turmoil.
In the archipelago nation known for its beach resorts, Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed was forced to resign after the military clashed with protesting police dissidents.
The teenager is being hailed as 'national hero' for thwarting an assassination attempt in the nation of tiny Indian Ocean islands.