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Maldives Runoff Election Postponed

The Supreme Court in the Maldives has ordered the postponement of Sunday's planned runoff presidential election, one day after former president Mohamed Nasheed won the first round.The court made its ruling after a defeated candidate petitioned the court to delay the runoff for his own party's political reasons. The court set the new date as November 16.Mr. Nasheed, who was forced to resign at gunpoint in 2012, accused the court Sunday of delaying the runoff as part of a ploy to...

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