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Maldives Officials: Blast on President's Boat Was Assassination Attempt

Maldives officials said Tuesday that last month's explosion aboard a boat carrying President Abdullah Yameen was an assassination attempt. Officials initially blamed the September 28 blast on a mechanical problem, but evidence turned up by forensics experts showed someone intended to kill Yameen, officials said. Two security officers have been arrested, but it was not yet clear whether they had any part in the plot. The blast shook the boat carrying the president and his...

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