BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Condemns Far-Right Calls For Lists Of Hungarian Jews
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The United States on Tuesday, November 27, condemned calls by an influential Hungarian far-right parliamentarian to draw up lists of Jews who pose a "national security risk", a proposal resembling the Nazi-era.
NEWS WATCH: Former Hungarian Leader Charged With War Crimes
Listen to this shorter BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian prosecutors have charged a former communist leader with war crimes for his involvement in crushing Hungary's 1956 Revolution against Soviet domination.
NEWS WATCH: Hungary Releases Toxic Plant Director; Factory To Reopen
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Kolontar, Hungary
KOLONTAR, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian authorities released on Wednesday the director of an alumina plant that flooded several towns with toxic waste, killing nine people, injuring at least 100 others. Government officials say production at the metals plant will resume by Friday, despite concerns among local residents about more flooding.
NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s EU presidency doomed by controversy? (Feature)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest
Hungary’s Health Authority Warns Santa Claus Of Swine Flu (Feature)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian health authorities have launched a national campaign warning Hungary's Santa Claus to avoid kissing children and shaking their hands to prevent spreading the swine flu virus. They also want him to get vaccinated against the illness.
NEWS ALERT: Wycliffe Associates Tackling Persecution After Militants Kill Bible Translators
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ORLANDO/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- U.S.-based group Wycliffe Associates (WA) is rushing to train and shelter indigenous Bible translators from areas controlled by Islamic militants, after at least four of its workers were killed in the Middle East, BosNewsLife established Sunday, April 17.
NEWS WATCH: Hungary Marks Anniversary of Beginning of Collapse of Iron Curtain (Feature)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Sopronpuszta, Hungary SORPONPUSZTA, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary is marking the 20th anniversary of itsdecision to allow tens of thousands East Germans to cross the Hungarian border and flee to the West. It was a risky decision that contributed to the collapse of the Iron Curtain and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former refugees from then-communist East Germany and aid workers still recall the often traumatic experiences that preceded the mass exodus to freedom.
India Hindu Mob Attacks Evangelical Pastor, Church Members
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in southeastern India were due to worship Sunday, January 29, amid heightened tensions after Hindu hardliners attacked a pastor and church members, representatives said.
NEWS WATCH: Extremists Storm Europe’s Largest Music Festival; Politician Detained
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- One of Europe's largest music festivals has been overshadowed by weekend extremist violence. Scores of neo-Nazis and far-right activists attempted to storm the Sziget Festival, which ended Monday, August 15, in the Hungarian capital Budapest. Police detained several demonstrators, including a prominent parliamentarian of the far right Movement for a Better Hungary, Jobbik. The incident has underscored international concerns over rising extremism in Hungary.
Auschwitz Survivor Doubts Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust Past In Probe, Book
--Late Author Accused Of Stealing Identity By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from BudapestBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian-born Jewish survivor of Nazi death camps isn't surprised that only a few people attended the funeral for self-proclaimed Holocaust witness and famed author Elie Wiesel. "They buried Wiesel quickly after his death so journalists could not see that he didn't have a tattoo of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp," said Nikolaus (Miklós) Grüner.