Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

Ticker

EU welcomes abolition of anti-gay laws in northern Cyprus

The EU has welcomed the abolition of anti-gay laws in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, dubbed "the last territory in Europe where homosexuality was still a crime." British centre-left deputy Cashman called it "a major leap forward." EU commissioner Malmstrom tweeted: "Right to love now legal all over Europe!❤/CM."

Analysis

Lukashenka: End of an era?

The political spring in Belarus ended just as the actual season began, but greater changes loom after 23 years of dictatorship.