BosNewsLife Remembers: Ukraine’s Christian Hero Svetlana Milchevich Dies At 64

By BosNewsLife UZHHOROD, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Svetlana Milchevich, an evangelical Christian who became a voice of the voiceless with her public fight against abuse of power and corruption by Ukrainian authorities, has died after officials refused to allow her to seek medical treatment in neighboring Hungary. She was 64

NEWS WATCH: Prayers At Funeral Of Poland’s Last Communist Leader

Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife protestersatfuneralWARSAW, POLAND (BosNewsLife)-- Lech Walesa, head of the Solidarity movement that ended Communism in Poland, has knelt in prayer at a Catholic funeral mass for General Wojciech Jaruzelski, the Communist leader who for decades was his sworn enemy

Rome’s Colosseum Turns Red For Persecuted Christians; Asia Bibi ‘Expected To Be Released’

By Philippa Hitchen reporting from Vatican City VATICAN CITY/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- Rome's most famous landmark, the Colosseum, will be lit up in red on Saturday, February 24, as a sign of solidarity with all those facing persecution for their faith. They include a Pakistani mother of five on death row who is expected to be released soon amid international pressure, family and organizers said.

Ukraine, Russian Christians Mourn At Chernobyl Anniversary

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/KIEV (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Russian and Ukrainian Christians were among those commemorating the 25th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster Tuesday, April 26, amid new warnings that  the impact of the explosion at Ukraine's Chernobyl plant is more serious than previously thought.

Nobel Prize Winner Wiesel Fears Hungary’s Extremism

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest wieselBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Nobel Peace Prize winner, author and activist Elie Wiesel has urged Hungary to consider banning Holocaust denials to improve its image abroad and has expressed concern about growing extremist parties in the country and Europe.


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
EBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Stop the press! Hungary's center-right government is launching an aid operation for victims of Japan's worst earthquake on record and tsunami.

Hungary Hosts Jewish Festival Amid Attacks

(Listen to this story via Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's global broadcaster).  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)--...

Hungary Forbids Recording Of Bannon Speech At Europe Conference

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Participants at a Hungarian government-sponsored conference on the future of Europe were told to stop recording and streaming online, moments before U.S. President Donald Trump's ex-advisor Stephen K. Bannon was about to speak.

Uzbekistan Seizing 15,000 Bibles; Christian Fined

By BosNewsLife News Center TASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Uzbekistan on Monday, February 28, still refused to release some 15,000 Bibles that were seized earlier by customs authorities and the Bible Society of Uzbekistan said one of its staff members was fined for "violating procedures."

BEST OF BOSNEWSLIFE: Massive Exodus Of Street Children Into Western Europe

(Following is a report first published by BosNewsLife September 25, 2009, which prompted many reactions. Amid a fresh discussion on migration in Europe, and whether or not Romania and Bulgaria should join the EU's passport-free Schengen zone, the theme remains very actual). By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest street-childrens-of-romania-150x150BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Key non-governmental groups and officials have urged the European Union to urgently tackle the "growing problem" of street children moving from Eastern to Western Europe, by improving cross-border cooperation and child protection.