Hungary Remembers Murdered Scottish Missionary Who Saved Jewish Children

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary 9790801_105607tBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary commemorated Wednesday, May 5, Scottish missionary Jane Haining, who was killed by Nazis during World War Two because she refused to abandon 400 mainly Jewish orphans under her care.

Budapest Reopens Oldest Synagogue

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- After some 60 years, the oldest synagogue in Hungary's capital Budapest will reopen for the public Wednesday, September 8, just in time for the Jewish New Year. The synagogue was forced to close its doors following the Holocaust, when Hungary became a Communist nation. Israel has described the event as proof of a revival of Jewish culture and religion in the country, despite concerns about anti-Semitism here.

NEWS ALERT: Hungary’s Ruling Party Names New Prime Minister; Thousands Protest

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest mda76398_1903471BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Over 10,000 protesters, many of them waving flags used by Hungary's pro-Nazi regime during World War Two, demanded early elections Sunday, April 5, after the ruling Hungarian Socialist Party agreed on a new candidate for prime minister to tackle the worst economic crisis in generations.

NEWS WATCH: Europe Concerned Over Dependency On Russian Gas

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Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest

nabucco-gas-pepeline-project-gas-supply-sourcesBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Amid a major global financial crisis, Eastern European governments were anxiously awaiting Thursday, January 29, if and when European Union funding will come for the Nabucco pipeline, in hopes of making Europe less dependent on Russian natural gas.

NEWS WATCH: Central Europe Flooding Leaves Several Dead or Missing

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Listen to this shorter BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Bosnewslife floodingnowPRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in parts of Central and Eastern Europe have issued disaster warnings as heavy rain has caused flooding that left several people dead or missing. The situation seemed especially serious in the Czech Republic where Prime Minister Petr Necas said already "200 soldiers have been deployed so far" to help local authorities in the capital Prague and other areas.

NEWS WATCH: Europe Remembers 9/11 Attacks Amid Heightened Security

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Europe is commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States amid heightened security after police in Sweden detained four people suspected of plotting a terrorist attack there. Four former Communist nations that joined the EU in the last decade are among the Union's member states commemorating the 9/11 attacks.

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.

Western Diplomats Alarmed By Hungary’s Blacklist Of Journalists

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By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The founder of Central and Eastern Europe's first Christian news agency BosNewsLife says envoys of Sweden, the United States, and others have expressed alarm about the "Hungarian government's blacklist of journalists it considers a threat" including himself. Stefan J. Bos said he and colleagues on the list were meeting top diplomats during a lunch over the weekend at the Swedish ambassadorial residency in Budapest.

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.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Remembers Soviet Tanks Crushing Freedom Fight Amid Divisions

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The day Soviet tanks crushed democracy, and the bitter battle over its legacy By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife in Budapest. A co-production with Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). yesrevolutionBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife/ABC)-- Millions in Europe have been remembering Soviet forces storming the streets of Budapest, killing thousands and crushing Hungary's fight for freedom in 1956. But as the country lurches to the political right under Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the revolution is being recast as a patriotic fight against foreign domination … with the EU villainised as the new oppressor.