NEWS ALERT: Polish Catholic Missionary Killed In Tunisia; Thousands Protest Against Extremism

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By BosNewsLfe News Center in Budapest with reports from Tunis and Warsaw and additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TUNIS/WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned to Tunis Sunday, February 20, where thousands of people demonstrated against extremism after the murder of a Polish missionary.

Nigeria Militants Kill 50; Christian Leaders Concerned

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service boko_haram ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian leaders in Nigeria expressed concerns Wednesday, August 14, over rising tensions after at least 50 civilians were killed and dozens more injured in a series of weekend attacks in north-eastern Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Concerns Over Killings Of Christians In Somalia And At Sea

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia were mourning another victim of Islamic extremism Thursday, February 24, while at sea new details emerged about the killing of Americans involved in Bible distribution to often remote areas of the world.

NEWS ALERT: Prayers Urged After Somalia Militants Behead Two Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service somaliacivilians MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers on Tuesday, April 1, asked prayers for two young daughters of a Christian mother who was reportedly publicly executed along with a fellow believer in Jesus Christ.

BREAKING NEWS: The Gambia Sentences British Missionaries To Hard Labor Prison

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from The Gambia 0_61_123008_gambia_couple5BANJUL, THE GAMBIA (BosNewsLife) -- Two British missionaries spent New Year behind bars in The Gambia after being sentenced to one-year jail terms with hard labor for allegedly criticizing the government of President Yahya Jammeh, who critics say has led the tiny African nation with an iron fist.

NEWS ALERT: Egypt Condemns Deadly Church Bombing In Libya (Update)

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(ADDS CHURCH REACTIONS, MORE DETAILS) By BosNewsLife Middle East Service churchblastTRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt on Monday, December 31, condemned the bombing of a Coptic Christian church in neighboring Libya that killed two Egyptians and wounded two others.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians Hiding In Northeast Nigeria After Massacre

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian residents were among those hiding Saturday, August 9, in hills of northeastern Nigeria after Islamic militants killed more than 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, rights activists and local residents said.

Pastors Killed In Central African Republic

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service Central African Republic violence BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nations has formally taken over peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic (CAR) after renewed violence left scores dead, including two evangelical pastors.

Rebels Kill Central African Republic Pastor and Son

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service Central African Republic violenceBANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Central African Republic feared more violence Thursday, January 30, following the reported killing of a prominent Baptist church official and his son by Muslim rebels. Pastor Kongbo, treasurer of the Union des Eglises Baptistes (UEB), was killed Tuesday, January 28, along with his son at their home by the rebels, known as Seleka.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Bombing Kills Two (UPDATE)

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ABUJA/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Two people suspected of planning to bomb a Nigerian church were killed when the device exploded before they reached their destination in the central city of Jos, adding to tensions in an area already troubled by deadly religious and ethnic violence, officials said Sunday, March 20.