BREAKING NEWS: Obama Sworn In As First African-American President

By BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondents Stefan J. Bos and George Whitten 012009_obamas_oathWASHINGTON D.C., USA (BosNewsLife)-- Barack Obama became the country's first ever African-American president Tuesday, January 20, at an inauguration in the nation's capital attended by as many two million people.

NEWS WATCH: Iran ‘Starts’ Bushehr Nuclear Plant

By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent emergency-plan-for-gulf-countriesJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -- In a move raising eyebrows from Jerusalem to Washington, Russian and Iranian officials began a test run of Iran’s first Nuclear plant, BosNewsLife established Thursday, February 26.

NEWS WATCH: Slovenia Elects Eastern Europe’s First Black Mayor

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
BUDAPEST/PIRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Doctor Peter Bossman, who was born in Ghana, is starting his work as mayor of Slovenia's coastal town of Piran. Bossman's election earned him the distinction of being Eastern Europe's first black mayor, but he as urged supporters not to view him as the next Barack Obama, a reference to the United States' first black president.

NEWS ALERT: Plane Crashes Kill 16 In US, Japan (News Watch)

By BosNewsLife News Center _45591380_grab226iWASHINGTON/TOKYO/BUDAPEST-- Officials on Monday, March 23, began investigating plane crashes in three countries which killed 16 people, most of them in United States, where aviation experts wanted to know why a single-engine plane plunged into a cemetery in the northwestern state of Montana.

Pastor Plans Koran Burning on September 11 Despite Controversy

By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Senior International Correspondent WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- A small evangelical Christian congregation in Florida plans to burn Korans Saturday, as a protest against violent Islamic extremists on September 11, the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks against the United States, despite international concerns about the action.

’Evangelist Billy Graham’s Death On Earth Opens New Era Of Evangelism’, Son Says

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeBy Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)— The son of late evangelist Billy Graham says the death of his father on Wednesday at age 99 is not the end but the beginning of a new era in evangelism. In a letter obtained by BosNewsLife, Franklin Graham acknowledges that “Many have said that his death ends an era.”

NEWS ALERT: Hamas Leader’s Christian Son Faces Deportation From U.S.

By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Jerusalem Bureau Chief WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife) -– Masab Hassan Yousef, the son of a prominent Hamas leader who became a Christian, is facing a deportation hearing on June 30 in San Diego because the U.S. Department of Homeland Security views him as "a threat to America’s national security", Worthy News learned Monday, June 14.

US House Calls For Mideast Religious Rights Envoy

By BosNewsLife Americas Service christiansegyptWASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A key rights official has "praised" a U.S. House of Representatives resolution for the creation of a special diplomatic envoy for religious freedom in the Middle East.

AMERICA WATCH: U.S. School Workers “Forced to Pray In Closet”

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife praying_hands_bible1WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian school employees in Santa Rosa County of the U.S. state of Florida are forced to “hide in closets” to pray under a controversial court order, according to a non-profit public interest law firm.

BREAKING: Evangelist Luis Palau Dies At 86

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife PORTLAND, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Luis Palau, the international evangelist who preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ to more than...