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Peace returns to restive Maldives capital

2012-02-08 14:06:45 GMT2012-02-08 22:06:45(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Chinese tourists look around at Republic Square, the center of the protests, in Male, capital of Maldives on Feb. 8, 2012. (Xinhua/Che Hongliang)

Two boys play at Republic Square, the center of the protests, in Male, capital of Maldives on Feb. 8, 2012. (Xinhua/Che Hongliang)

Photo taken on Feb. 8, 2012 shows the street view in Male, capital of Maldives. (Xinhua/Che Hongliang)

Photo taken on Feb. 8, 2012 shows the view of Republic Square, the center of the protests, in Male, capital of Maldives. (Xinhua/Che Hongliang)

Peace returned to the restive Maldives capital here late Tuesday after a morning of mounting protests forced Mohamed Nasheed, the country's first democratically elected president, to resign.

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