World France recommends that its nationals temporarily leave Pakistan
Afghanistan tops agenda of Russia-Pakistan talks in Islamabad
Russia’s FM Sergey Lavrov visits Pakistan, both countries reaffirm their support for the Afghan peace process.Lavrov met Qureshi at the Pakistani foreign ministry for delegation-level talks on Wednesday, and will also hold meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other top officials.
point the Embassy of to recommended Thursday, April 15 to its nationals and to the French companies to leave the country temporarily, Due to "serious threats" that weigh on French interests. "Due to the serious threats to the French interests in Pakistan, it is recommended that French nationals and French companies are expected to leave the country provisionally," wrote the embassy in a message sent to the French residing in Pakistan, where violent Anti-French events took place this week.
A radical Islamist party, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), partially stuck in the early week the two largest cities of the country, Lahore (East) and Karachi (South), as well as the capital Islamabad (North), To claim the expulsion of the Ambassador of France. The demonstrations were violently repressed by the police and made at least two dead on the police side.
Linde traps Pakistan as South Africa level T20 series
Pakistan opening batsman Mohammad Rizwan fell into a trap off the first ball of the match and the tourists never recovered as South Africa romped to a six-wicket win with six overs to spare in the second Twenty20 international at the Wanderers on Monday. Opening batsman Markram set the tone by slamming 54 off 30 balls. There was a brief wobble when leg-spinner Usman Qadir took two wickets in successive overs to reduce South Africa to 92 for four but Klaasen (36 not out) and Linde took the hosts to the target with no further alarms. Linde finished off a good day by scoring 20 not out off ten balls.
The speech of Macron on freedom of expression in the viewfinder
The supporters of the TLP reacted anger with arrest Monday in Lahore of their leader Saad Rizvi, a few hours after he had called a walk on April 20 in Islamabad to seek the expulsion of the French ambassador. The TLP requires this expulsion since Presidentdefended the right to caricature in the name of freedom of expression, during the tribute to a teacher killed on October 16 after showing satirical drawings to His class, in the wake of the republication of the caricatures of the prophet by the weekly Charlie Hebdo.
The Government Pakistana announced its intention to prohibit the TLP, which had already been originallylast fall. The words of Emmanuel Macron who had said that France would not give up caricatures, including those of the Prophet Muhammad, triggered manifestations in Pakistan and several other Muslim countries, as well as calls to the boycott of French products. Islam in its strict interpretation prohibits any representation of Muhammad. Blasphemy is an incendiary issue in Pakistan, where even unproven offense allegations to Islam can lead to murderers and lynching.
The five golden rules for lock down and investment property
Sydney based property investor Lloyd Edge said investors tend to make rash decisions when the market is turbulent but his five rules can provide a consistent foundation.Lloyd Edge, buyer's agent and author of Positively Geared, said investing during unstable periods can be risky and daunting but can also be very profitable if done right.
end of October, Prime Minister Pakistani,, had accused Emmanuel Macron to "attack Islam" and the French ambassador to Pakistan Marc Barey had been summoned to complain about the "campaign Systematic Islamophobe under cover of freedom of expression "of the French President. Since then, relations have remained tense between the authorities of both countries. In November, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs firmly condemned the "detestable and false" remarks of the Pakistani Minister of Human Rights, Shireen Mazari, who said in a tweet
On September 25, a Pakistani, Zaheer Hassan Mahmoud, had seriously injured at the chopper two people then, in February, the Quai d'Orsay convened the Chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of Pakistan and Called Islamabad to a "constructive attitude" after the remarks made by President Pakistani, Arif Alvi, against a draft law aimed at radical Islam in France. The head of state felt that this "separatism" bill undermined Muslims. "Changing laws (...) To isolate a minority constitutes a dangerous precedent," he said. Desired as a "marker" of the QuinQennate Macron, the bill provides for measures on the neutrality of public service, reinforced control of associations, a better transparency of all cults and their financing, home education, or the fight against virginity or polygamy certificates.
in front of the old local satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo
Pakistan’s parliament to debate French envoy’s expulsion .
Move follows comments by French president last year that were deemed to be ‘blasphemous’ by a far-right Pakistani party.The move came amid negotiations with the now-banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) after days of violent protests by the party that has seen at least four policemen killed and more than 800 wounded.