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Maldives publicizes mumble of emergency as crisis deepens

The Maldives government has declared a 15-day state of emergency as political tensions on the island nation continue to intensify.  Legal Affairs Minister Azima Shakoor made the announcement on Monday evening on state television, and a statement attributed to President Abdulla Yameen was posted on the ministry of foreign affairs website. “The government of Maldives wishes…