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Nasheed Faces Maldives Run-Off

Former leader Mohamed Nasheed edged ahead in the first round of the Maldives presidential race on Saturday, but his lack of a clear majority could spell more uncertainty in an election that tests the democratic credentials of the Indian Ocean state.   Nasheed secured 46.66 percent of the total votes polled, with 472 out of 475 boxes counted, according to the provisional results from the country's Election Commission. His main rival Abdulla Yameen won 29.88 percent. Gasim Ibrahim,...

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