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India must lead international efforts to restore democracy in Maldives, says ex-VP

Added: 24.02.2018 22:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

The 48-year-old lawyer-turned-politician has asked India to lead the international efforts to restore democracy in the island country.

From: www.dnaindia.com

5 Exotic New Hotels Opening in 2018

Added: 22.02.2018 22:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

From Marbella to the Maldives, these luxury five-star resorts and hotels offer exciting new opportunities for luxury travelers.

From: www.luxurytravelmagazine.com

Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency by 30 days

Added: 22.02.2018 18:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Parliament in the Maldives on Tuesday approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency sought by President Abdulla Yameen who cited an ongoing national security threat and constitutional crisis. Countries including the United States, India and Canada along with the United Nations have urged Yameen to lift the emergency and restore normalcy. Yameen imposed the emergency to annul a Supreme Court ruling that quashed the convictions of nine opposition leaders and ordered his government to free those held in prison.

Seas to rise about a meter even if climate goals are met - study

Added: 22.02.2018 9:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday. Early action to cut greenhouse gas emissions would limit the long-term rise, driven by a thaw of ice from Greenland to Antarctica that will re-draw global coastlines, a German-led team wrote in the journal Nature Communications. Sea level rise is a threat to cities from Shanghai to London, to low-lying swathes of Florida or Bangladesh, and to entire nations such as the Maldives in the Indian Ocean or Kiribati in the Pacific.

Seas to rise about a meter even if climate goals are met - study

Added: 22.02.2018 7:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday. Early action to cut greenhouse gas emissions would limit the long-term rise, driven by a thaw of ice from Greenland to Antarctica that will re-draw global coastlines, a German-led team wrote in the journal Nature Communications. Sea level rise is a threat to cities from Shanghai to London, to low-lying swathes of Florida or Bangladesh, and to entire nations such as the Maldives in the Indian Ocean or Kiribati in the Pacific.

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