By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewslife Senior Special Corresondent reporting from the Netherlands
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A wellknown American scholar who converted from Islam to Christianity has interupted his tour in the Netherlands because of death threats, an organiser said Wednesday, April 22.
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By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- The trial of former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic, the last fugitive sought by the United Nations Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, has resumed at The Hague.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A Dutch group says it will continue "old-fashioned" evangelism campaigns throughout the Netherlands amid massive church closures and an influx of mainly Muslim refugees. The Dutch Biblestudy Center (NBC) told BosNewsLife it is touring this crowded small nation of 17-million with its circus-like red and blue colored tent.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BELGRADE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Serbia says the successful detention of the last fugitive war crimes suspect from the Balkan wars involved an operation that was as difficult as finding terrorist Osama bin Laden. Wednesday's announced arrest of Goran Hadzic in northern Serbia ended a seven-year manhunt.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The Dutch town of Urk, known for its many churches and fishing traditions, says it will not dismiss public servants refusing to officiate at gay weddings, despite a draft law adopted by parliament forcing municipalities to fire registrars opposing same-sex marriage.
By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife's larger-than-life Senior Special Correspondent and editor-in-chief of the Netherlands main evangelical news sources has died, leaving behind many mourners and a legacy of revealing Christian stories that impacted millions around the world. The Netherlands-based Leijenaar, 59, passed away late Tuesday, October 23, after suffering a heart attack, his family said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The local goverment of the famous Dutch town of Urk has pledged to allow an annual evangelism tent campaign after its earlier decision to ban the event led to political protests and international media coverage.
By BosNewsLife News Center BELGRADE/AMSTERDAM/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Serbian government plane carrying former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has landed in the Netherlands, where he will be tried by the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal on genocide charges, including Europe's worst massacre since World War Two.
By BosNewsLife News Center THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands announced Monday she is abdicating in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.