Listen to the BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: By BosNewsLife News Center and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CHELYABINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A meteor with the power of an atomic bomb hit central Russia Friday, February 15, injuring more than 750 people and causing damage to buildings across the Ural Mountains, emergency officials said. At least three of those injured the blast are in critical condition, though no deaths have been reported.
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KIEV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine’s security service says it has foiled a Russian-backed terrorist plot aimed at causing mass casualties in the capital Kiev. The alleged plot added to tensions between the West and Russia, which on Saturday threatened to retaliate for new sanctions and warned it would never give up the Crimean Peninsula it annexed from Ukraine.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The influential Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) says it has removed prayers for the government from its liturgy, after as many as 100 people died when a truce broke down between security forces and anti-government protesters.Thursday's clashes came while European Union ministers attempted to talk with the embattled president Viktor Yanukovich.
Listen to this BosNewsLife report via Vatican Radio: By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovich has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his entire Cabinet, as anti-government protests spread across the country.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife Bos report Listen (MP3) Bos report Download (MP3) THE HAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- International judges and prosecutors were preparing Thursday, March 5, for a complicated trial after former Bosnian-Serb leader Radovan Karadzic refused to enter a plea to an amended indictment of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Listen to the BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KIEV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's main opposition parties, known as the United Opposition, have pledged to impeach President Viktor Yanukovich after European leaders questioned the fairness of recent parliamentary elections. The announcement came at the start of an international gathering on Ukraine's future in neighbouring Hungary.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ANKARA, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Friends and family members are praying for an American pastor who remains behind bars in Turkey on controversial terror and espionage charges after a Turkish court again denied a request for his release.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/BELGRADE (BosNewsLife)-- Serbia says it has captured former Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic, one of the world's most wanted war crimes suspects. Mladic, who was detained in Serbia early Thursday, May 26, has been indicted for crimes that include the massacre of thousands of Muslims during the Balkan war.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife Columns)-- We knew Viktor Orbán's government was arrogant. Hungary's autocratic prime minister doesn't like criticism. He is in a war-of-words with virtually all Europe-minded organizations on the planet. But his arrogance has reached a new high, or low.
(ADDS COMMENTS, MORE DETAILS) By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife in Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Hungarians on Sunday, December 2, braved winter temperatures to attend an anti-Nazi rally in Budapest to protest against a far right leader's proposal to draw up lists of Hungarian Jews who may "represent a security risk" for the nation.