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Nigeria Christians Mourn Hundreds Killed By Islamic Militants, Many Kidnapped

April 18, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeriachristiansABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in volatile Nigeria were mourning their dead Good Friday, April 18, ahead of Easter, after Islamic militants killed more than 200 people and kidnapped hundreds others in the region, including two priests and a nun.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Says Russia Launching War; Several Killed

April 13, 2014
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
ukrainenowwKYIV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov accused Russia on Sunday, April 13, of waging war against Ukraine and said he had decided to launch what he called a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" in eastern Ukraine.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Appeals Court May Uphold Christian Woman’s Death Sentence

April 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A senior advocacy official remained concern Saturday, April 12, that a Pakistani appeals court will confirm the death sentence of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who has been charged with blasphemy against Islam.

Egypt Christian Woman Killed For Showing Cross

April 9, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

youngwomanCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian police was under pressure Wednesday, April 9, to speed up an investigation into the killing of a young Christian woman by angry Islamists, friends said.

NEWS ALERT: European Court Condemns Hungary Church Law

April 9, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary
Matthias Church in Budapest at nightBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Fresh from reelection, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán already faced an international hurdle Wednesday, April 9, after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) condemned a controversial church law.

NEWS WATCH: NATO Warns Russia Of “Historic Mistake” In Ukraine

April 8, 2014
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The NATO military alliance has warned Russia against making what it calls an "historic mistake" by supporting calls for secession in eastern Ukraine, that Moscow itself admitted could spill into a civil war.  

BREAKING NEWS: Dutch Priest Killed In Syria; Islamists Suspected (Update)

April 7, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

priesttDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Dutch priest, who became known for his insistence on staying in the war-torn Syrian city of Homs, was shot dead there Monday, April 7, by suspected Islamic militants, Catholic sources said.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Orban Expected To Win Parliamentary Elections Despite Controversy

April 6, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary

hungaryballotBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarians were expected to return Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to power for another four years in a parliamentary election Sunday that was also expected to boost support for the far-right Jobbik party.

NEWS ALERT: Residents Flee Syria Christian Town After Militants Kill 80

April 5, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

syrianDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Aid workers remain concerned over dozens of mainly elderly Christians in north-west Syria, after Islamic militants overran a Christian town, killing some 80 people, and forcing thousands of local residents to flee.

NEWS WATCH: European Journalists Condemn Killing Pulitzer Photographer In Afghanistan

April 4, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center

reporterssKABUL/BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Friday, March 4, condemned "the cold blooded killing" of a prominent German photographer in Afghanistan, ahead of Saturday's presidential elections.
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