NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Militants Threaten To Kill Christian Rights Leader
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ISLAMABAD/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have threatened to kill the director of a Christian advocacy group in Pakistan because he criticized controversial anti-blasphemy legislation on Pakistani television networks, his organization said Friday, March 25.
Iranian Women Demand Release Christian Converts
By BosNewsLife News Center TEHRAN/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Women dressed in white have gathered outside the Iranian embassy in London as part of a prayer vigil to highlight the plight of two female Christian converts from Islam who have been held at Evin Prison in Teheran “without charge” for the last six months, organizers said.
Nigeria’s Victims Of Anti Christian Violence Remembered
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Christians from all denominations will attend prayer services in Nigeria and Britain Friday, September 11, to remember last month's Islamic attacks against especially Nigerian Christians in which over 1,000 people died, organizers of the gatherings said.
Tamil And Sinhalese Christians Unite To Overcome Aftermath Of Sri Lanka War
By BosNewsLife Asia Service COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- At least a quarter of a million civilians, including Christians, remained displaced Wednesday, May 27, in Sri Lanka following the government's final military crackdown on independence seeking Tamil rebels, but Tamil and Sinhalese Christians said they have united to overcome the crisis and show reconciliation is possible.
British Politicians Urge Release Burma Prisoners
By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Former leaders of Britain’s three main political parties have urged the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to make the release of Burma’s 2,100 political prisoners, including Christians, his personal priority, BosNewsLife monitored Friday, May 1.
NEWS WATCH: World Leaders Pledge Over $1 Trillion To Tackle Global Crisis
By BosNewsLife Bureaus LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (BosNewsLife)-- World leaders meeting in London pledged on Thursday, April 2, a whopping $1.1 trillion to global institutions such as the International Monetary Fund to combat the global economic crisis, prompting investors to buy up stocks while the Dow Industrials in New York surged over 8,000 for the first time in two months.
Hungary Detains Britain’s Most Wanted Tax Offender
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- One of Britain's most wanted men has been detained in the Hungarian capital Budapest on suspicion of massive tax fraud, police told BosNewsLife Friday, February 6.
NEWS WATCH: Abortions To Fight Global Warming, British Adviser
BosNewsLife News Center LONDON, UK (BosNewsLife) -- Britain's government adviser on the environment says abortions should be part of a policy against global warming and that couples who have more than two children are being "irresponsible."
British Nurse Suspended For Offering Prayers For Patient
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife LONDON, UK (BosNewsLife)-- A major British health trust on Tuesday, February 3, defended its decision to suspend a nurse for offering to pray for an elderly patient.