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.

BREAKING: 100 Iranian Christians Facing Deportation From Austria After the US Rejects Asylum

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent VIENNA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Some 100 mostly Christian Iranians stranded in Austria face imminent deportation back to Iran where they could face detention, torture, and even death after the United States rejected their asylum applications, rights activists told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 1.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine’s Rival Protests Escalate Amid Military Tensions

Russiansoldiers By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukrainian Christians gathered for prayers as pro-Russian activists attacked a pro-Kyiv rally on Ukraine's disputed Crimea's peninsula with clubs and whips on Sunday, March 9, while thousands took to the streets across Ukraine in rival demonstrations. The protests came while Interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk vowed Ukraine would not cede "an inch" of its territory to Moscow.

British Christian Doctor Faces Dismissal Over Faith Talk

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (BosNewsLife)-- A British family doctor on Tuesday, May 24, defended suggesting faith in Jesus Christ to a patient last year despite facing disciplinary action and concerns he could lose his job.  

NEWS WATCH: Czechs, Slovaks Mark 20 Years of Bloodless Divorce

Listen to BosNewsLife News report via Voice of America CzechoslovakiaBosNewsLifeRadio By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife CZECHOSLOVAKIAPRAGUE/BRATISLAVA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Czechs and Slovaks have begun observing the 20th anniversary of the break up of Czechoslovakia into two independent states, amid concerns over economic differences.

News Agency Fears ‘Hungary Government Threats’ To Websites

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Budapest-based online news agency BosNewsLife expressed concern Thursday, October 18, about newly formulated “threats” by Hungary's government to block websites accused of 'crimes against the state' and 'illegal content.'

BREAKING NEWS: New Pope Elected; White Smoke

By BosNewsLife News Center habemus_papam (1)VATICAN CITY (BosNewsLife)-- A new pope was elected Wednesday, March 13, with white smoke rising from Sistine Chapel. White smoke – produced by mixing the smoke from burning ballots with special flares – indicated that a new head of the Roman Catholic Church has been chosen at a time of turmoil in the church. Cardinals had gathered since Tuesday, March 12, for the conclave after Benedict XVI became the first pontiff to retire in some 600 years.

Crackdown On Non-Orthodox Christians In Ukraine’s East, Crimea

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife downloadKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's new president has ordered security officials to create a corridor for safe passage for thousands of civilians fleeing war-torn eastern regions, including non-Russian Orthodox Christians who have reported intimidation by pro-Russian separatists.

NEWS WATCH: East Europe Officials Say US Backing Away from Missile Defense System

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ap_czech_jan_fischer_210_17sep091WARSAW/PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland and the Czech Republic are reacting to U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to scrap plans for a Europe-based missile defense system. Several officials in the region have warned that the move will improve Washington's relations with Moscow at the expense of other Eastern European allies.

Pope Condemns Persecution Christians Amid Nigeria Bloodshed

By BosNewsLife News Center VATICAN CITY/ABUDJA/TEHRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Benedict XVI on Easter Sunday condemned discrimination and persecution of Christians around the world, just as news emerged that dozens of people were killed in an attack near Nigerian churches.