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Maldives Sets Nov. 9 for Presidential Poll

The Maldives will hold a new presidential election on Nov. 9,  the election commission said on Monday, two days after the police stopped the vote taking place.   The Indian Ocean chain of islands, famous for its luxury resorts, has been in turmoil since February 2012 when former president Mohamed Nasheed was ousted in what his supporters called a coup.   Nasheed, who won the Maldives' first free election in 2008 and was frontrunner for Saturday's halted vote, warned on ...

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