Nicosia held its first Greek Cypriot gay pride parade Saturday, 16 years after homosexuality was decriminalised on the Mediterranean island, where the influential Orthodox Church views non-heterosexual relations as sinful.
Rough edges have developed in relations between the state`s ruling coalition partners Trinamool Congress and Congresss, less than four months after they had joined hands in ousting West Bengal`s Left Front from power in the state.
Pak PM Yousuf Raza Gilani gave a speech to the Turkish parliament that focused on strengthening already good relations between the two Muslim nations and applauded Turkey`s democratic efforts as a model for Pakistan.
As it announced a whopping $2.29 billion in new military aid to Pakistan despite India`s concerns in this regard, the US has said its ties with Islamabad do not come at the expense of India and vice-versa.
Pakistan wants to have good
neighbourly relations with India through the peaceful
resolution of all outstanding issues, including the "core
issue" of Kashmir, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said
Pakistan wants relations with India on a mutual basis and seeks the resolutions of all outstanding issues, including the Kashmir dispute and Siachen, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Saturday.