‘Thousands’ Accept Christ In Albania At Palau Evangelism Festival

By BosNewsLife News Center TIRANA, ALBANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tens of thousands have heard the Christian "Good News" in Albania's capital Tirana and "many" made "public decisions for Jesus Christ" at an evangelism festival of American evangelist Luis Palau, organizers said.

BEST OF BOSNEWSLIFE: Ukraine Prays For Victims Of Worlds’ Worst Nuclear Disaster


ChernobylreactornowCHERNOBYL, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Fresh flowers in front of a small statue resembling the Virgin Mary revealed that at least some Ukrainians returned Wednesday, April 26, to the 30 kilometers (19 miles) "exclusion zone" around the country's leaking Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which exploded 20 years ago.

TURKEY WATCH: Uncertainty Over Future World’s Oldest Monastery

By BosNewsLife News Center ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- There was uncertainty Wednesday, December 3, over the future of the world's oldest surviving Syriac Orthodox monastery in eastern Turkey, as local authorities and villagers have demanded part of its properties, an advocacy group told BosNewsLife Wednesday, December 3.

Kazakhstan Frees “Tortured” Pastor From Prison

By BosNewsLife News Center kazakh-pastor-4x3 (1)ASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor who was detained and tortured in a Kazakhstan prison following a controversial trial has been conditionally released, rights activists told BosNewsLife Tuesday, February 18.

BREAKING NEWS: Ukraine Church Praying As Violence Kills Dozens; Hundreds Injured

imagespraying By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with additional reporting by Charles Collins and Christopher Wells, Vatican Radio KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, whose denomination has been threatened with closure by authorities, appealed for peace Wednesday, February 19, after at least 25 people died and over 240 others were injured in the worst violence in Ukraine's post-independence history.

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Christians In Crossfire Challenge World (Nov.18-24)

By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's busy November 18-24 newsweek saw Christians in the crossfire worshiping behind bars or amid death and destruction from Africa to Gaza and Israel, while in Pakistan a mentally challenged Christian girl was acquitted of  blasphemy against Islam. In former Communist nations, including in Hungary, thousands took to the streets, concerned that their new found freedom was once again under threat by the government..

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Hosting Water Summit Amid World Tensions

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Bombs Islamic State Targets After Beheading Of Christians

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos christiannn CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's military said Monday, February 16, it bombed Islamic State targets after the militant group published a video showing the beheading of several Egyptian Coptic Christians it had held hostage for six weeks.

NEWS WATCH: Yugoslav Army Chief Sentenced for War Crimes

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- The Netherlands-based United Nations war crimes tribunal has sentenced the former chief of the Yugoslav army, Momcilo Perisic, to 27 years in prison for war crimes during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. The crimes included providing crucial military aid to Serb forces during Europe's worst massacre since World War II, and the shelling and sniping of the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo.