Hungary Detains Metals Plant Director in Toxic Spill Probe (Exclusive)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary's disaster area in Kolontar and Devecser
KOLONTAR/DEVECSER (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian police on Monday detained the managing director of a metals plant where a reservoir burst last week, flooding several towns with toxic waste - killing at least eight people and injuring more than 100 others.  Before his arrest, Zoltan Bakonyi told BosNewsLife that his company was not guilty of negligence, as authorities contend.

Hungary Rejects Holocaust Survivor’s Defamation Case (BosNewsLife In-Depth)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian-born Nazi death camp survivor, who claims  Nobel Peace Prize author Elie Wiesel lies about his Holocaust past and stole the identity of an inmate, has lost a defamation case in Hungary.

NEW EUROPE: Refugees Demand Safe Passage To West In Hungary

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest and border areasrefugeesnoww BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis call for solidarity with migrants fleeing war and poverty amid Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War Two comes while Hungary's government says it has completed a razor-wire barrier near the border with Serbia. It is among several measures Hungary is taking to halt back refugees after some 150,000 migrants reportedly entered the country illegally this year alone. In Budapest refugees have demanded safe passage to the West during spontaneous demonstrations over the weekend.

Dozens Of Catholic Missionaries Killed In 2011

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By BosNewsLife News Center
VATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)--  The Vatican's missionary news agency says more than two dozen priests, nuns and lay Catholics were killed worldwide in 2011, BosNewsLife monitored Monday, January 16.

BosNewsLife Weeks In Review: Keeping Faith Between Hardship And Hope

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest bosnewslifelogo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's Dec 9-Dec 23 news coverage was dominated by reports on Christians and Jewish people clinging to their faith amid shootings, a changing political environment, and at least some justice for victims of what was Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.

Hungary’s Worst Snowstorm In Memory Halts Protests

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio click: SNOWSTORMREPORT  By Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest, Hungary Police block the traffic at M1-M7 highway outside of BudapestBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's worst snowstorm in living memory forced the opposition to cancel rallies against a perceived autocratic amendment to the Constitution that critics claim threatens religious freedom and democratic principles.

NEWS WATCH: 100,000 Hungarians Rally For Embattled Prime Minister Amid EU Row

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- At least 100,000 Hungarians, many of them arriving from the countryside and neighboring nations, marched for Hungary's center-right government and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Saturday, January 21, in what the opposition compared to a rally in North Korea.  

NEWS WATCH: Poland, Hungary Recall Roma Holocaust

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife AFP3438076_Articolo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- While Europe remembers the outbreak of World War I, commemorations have been held in Hungary and Poland for what often has been called the “forgotten Holocaust”: the murder of hundreds of thousands of gypsies, or Roma people, during World War II.

NEWS ALERT: Wycliffe Associates Tackling Persecution After Militants Kill Bible Translators

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife bibleversetwoORLANDO/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 Hosting Water Summit Amid World Tensions

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife logo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nations has warned that climate change and demographic changes will pose a major risk to healthy water supplies around the world.