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Maldives Police Stop Presidential Re-Vote

Election officials in the Maldives say police are preventing a re-run of September's presidential election from being held, despite a court ruling that the poll could go ahead. The Indian Ocean archipelago nation has only about three weeks before the current president's term ends. If his replacement is not elected by then, it will spark a constitutional crisis. Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuwad Thowfeek attempted to hold the election as scheduled, but he said Saturday police had ...

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