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Maldives President in Control Despite Crisis

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen is in control of the government and enjoys broad support from his party and allies, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday, following rumors that dissidents were trying to unseat the government. Yameen rose to power in a bitterly contested presidential election in 2013 and launched a crackdown on dissent, leading to further upheaval and protests on the Indian Ocean archipelago of 400,000, best known for its tourist resorts. The crisis has...

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