The Maldives

Election amid hurdles

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Mohamed Nasheed. Photo: Eranga Jayawardena/AP

A policeman carries away a ballot box after stopping the primary elections of the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party on May 30 following a court order. Photo: Mohamed Sharuhaan/AP

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. Photo: Mohamed Sharuhaan/AP

Abdulla Yameen. Photo: LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP

Mohamed Nasheed, frustrated by the government’s attempts to target him, withdraws from the presidential race in favour of a common opposition candidate against President Abdulla Yameen.
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