NEWS WATCH: Russia’s 70th Anniversary of Battle of Stalingrad Sparks Debate

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Listen here to the BosNewsLife News report BosNewsLifeStalingrad  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondenty BosNewsLife The-Battle-of-Stalingrad-01VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA (BosNewsLife)-- For one day the southern Russian city of Volgograd was called Stalingrad, again, as Russia remembered the bloodiest battle in human history. Survivors were among those commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad, which ended here exactly 70 years ago.

Germany Jails Christian Parents Over Sex Education Row

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By BosNewsLife News Center BERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father spent another day in a German prison Saturday, March 26, after refusing to pay a fine for not allowing his children to attend government-run "sexual education" classes, his lawyers said.

Standoff Over U.S.-Europe Relations At Munich Meeting

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BosNewsLife WORLD WATCH Listen to this BosNewsLife News story via BosNewsLife Radio By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife MUNICH/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions have emerged between Europe...

BOSNEWSLIFE’S BEST: Canada Priest Fired For Exposing Sex Abuse, Losing Home

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(WARNING:The report contains a short described explicit scene. Reader discretion advised) By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife victoriamatthewsEDMONTON, CANADA (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Anglican priest faced losing his home Friday, January 25, after being being fired by bishops and other authorities for revealing sexual abuse within Canada's Anglican Church and the prison system.

NEWS WATCH: Germany Stampede Kills 19 At ‘Love Parade’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DUISBURG/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Officials in western Germany say at least 19 people have been killed and 80 injured in a stampede at the famed Love Parade techno music festival in the German city of Duisburg. The annual event is meant to celebrate music, love and peace.

Yemen Militants Kill Christian Aid Workers Over Mission Work

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife anitaandrita1-150x1431SANA'A/WOLFSBURG (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers are believed to have been kidnapped and killed in Yemen by suspected Islamic militants because they were involved in evangelism among Muslims and had been warned to end their mission work, BosNewsLife learned Thursday June 25.

Churches Mourn Victims German Plane Crash

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By BosNewsLife News Center LubitzBERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Churches have offered support for family members and relatives of the 150 people who died when a Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed March 24 in the foothills near Digne-les-Bains, in the Alpes de Haute Provence in southeastern France.

NEWS WATCH: Germany Marks Deadly ‘Kristallnacht’ Amid Concerns

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife kristalBERLIN, GERMANY (BosNewsLife)-- Germans, including church leaders, have marked the 75th anniversary of deadly attacks against Jewish properties, known as the Kristallnacht, and the 24th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The commemorations, which were also observed in other European cities, come at a time of concern about a new wave of antisemitism in Europe.

NEWS WATCH: EU Rejects Multi-Billion Dollar Rescue Package for Eastern Europe

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest ap-angela-merkel-germany-190eng1mar09_11BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- European Union leaders have ruled out a multi-billion dollar rescue plan for Eastern Europe in the face of the global economic crisis, despite warnings from Hungary that the rejection could lead to an economic "iron curtain" across the continent.

BREAKING NEWS: Teen Shot Dead After Killing 16 At German School (News Watch)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Germany _45558131_bullets_afp4661STUTTGART, GERMANY (BosNewsLife)-- A 17-year-old boy opened fire at his former former high school in southwestern Germany and elsewhere Wednesday, March 11, killing at least 16 people, before he was shot dead by security forces, police said.