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Maldives

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  • State Department calls on Iranian exile group to move

     
    REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- The State Department on Tuesday called on the Mujahedin Khalq, an exiled Iranian group living in Iraq, to leave its current camp and relocate to a former U.S. Air Base near Baghdad. More than 3,000 members of the movement live...
  • Opposition takes over Maldives television after president resigns

     
    In the wake of the resignation of Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of Maldives, opposition leaders wanted the military to detain the president on corruption charges. "His rule was tainted with nepotism and corruption, often...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • 2011 vacation dreams and realities: What readers said

    We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage! Waking in...
  • Solar panels for the president ... of the Maldives

     
    Not long ago, the White House turned down an offer from Oakland-based Sungevity to install donated photovoltaic solar panels on the roof. But the company has nonetheless managed to land some presidential presence -– in the Maldives. Sungevity on...
  • Planning your trip to the Maldives

    GETTING THERE From LAX, Emirates, British Airways and Malaysia Airlines offer connecting service (change of planes) to Malé. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,105. WHERE TO STAY Six Senses by Soneva Gili, doubles from $1,330 a night, www....
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • PASSINGS

    Ibrahim Nasir Maldives' 1st president Ibrahim Nasir, 82, who led the Maldives' independence movement from the British and became the archipelago's first president, died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, Ahmed Shaeed, the foreign minister of the Maldives,...