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Maldives teeters towards post-election chaos

Days after an election that was widely viewed as a proxy contest between China and India for influence in the Indian Ocean republic of Maldives, the popularly ousted pro-Beijing incumbent is maneuvering to retain power through a dubious legal challenge. On September 26, President Abdulla Yameen’s legal advisor submitted a petition to the Maldive High […]

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