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Maldives' First Democratic President Allies With Ex-strongman

The first democratically elected president of the Maldives said from exile in Britain that he has an agreement with the country's former strongman to counter the current president, who is increasing his stranglehold on power.   Speaking to reporters via Skype on Tuesday night, Mohamed Nasheed answered "Yes'' when asked if he has an understanding with his predecessor to be part of his grand opposition coalition formed to unseat President Yameen Abdul Gayoom. He said he...

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