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Maldives Police Block Presidential Re-Vote

Police in the Maldives have blocked officials from conducting a scheduled re-run Saturday of September's presidential election, sparking concern in the international community. A police spokesman, Abdulla Nawaz, says the vote was stopped because election officials failed to comply with a court order that required all candidates to approve a list of voters' names. Maldives Elections Commissioner Fuwad Thowfeek tried to hold the election as scheduled.  But he said police ...

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