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Assassination Attempt Throws Maldives Into Political Controversy

There is trouble in paradise. In the Indian Ocean island nation Maldives there are mounting concerns about what the government calls an assassination attempt against President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoon. An explosion on the presidential speedboat left the country's first lady, Fathimath Ibrahim, with spine injuries and wounded a presidential secretary and a bodyguard. “This is looking more like a targeted attempt on the life of the president, in which case it obviously becomes...

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