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US Concerned Over Arrest of Maldivian Ex-President

The United States has expressed concern over the arrest of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who faces anti-terrorism charges in the Indian Ocean country. Nasheed was arrested at his home Sunday in the capital, Male, and accused of illegally detaining a senior judge more than three years ago during his presidency. On Monday, police dragged Nasheed into a courtroom to hear the charges. He later appeared to be in pain and complained that he had been abused by police. The top...

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