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Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed announces his resignation in Male, Maldives, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012
Wednesday, Feb. 08, 2012

Open quoteI don't want to run the country with an iron fist.Close quote

  • former President of the Maldives, on his decision to resign after members of his country's police joined the protests sparked by his widely condemned removal of a criminal court judge last month
Photo: Sinan Hussain / AP | Source: BBC