MISSION WATCH: Christian Broadcaster Launches Gospel App For Refugees Fleeing War, Poverty

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeapp BUDAPEST/BRATISLAVA (BosNewsLife)-- One of the world's largest Christian broadcasters has launched an application for smartphones and other mobile devices to reach millions of refugees in the Middle East or travelling from that troubled region to Europe. Trans World Radio (TWR) told BosNewsLife that its 'Refugee Bridge' app is designed "to meet the emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of displaced people by offering practical and Biblical content in the Arabic language."

Laos Police Destroy Village Church

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BosNewsLife Asia Service NOMSOMBOON, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in a village of Laos' Borikhamxay province were without a church building Tuesday, April 14, as police destroyed their property as part of a crackdown on Christians in rural areas, BosNewsLife learned.

India Hindu Militants Attack Evangelical Christians

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Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical church in central India celebrated Easter this weekend after police harassment and threats from suspected Hindu militants who accused local believers of forcefully converting Hindus to Christianity, an evangelical umbrella organization said.

‘India Evangelist and Mother Jailed For Evangelism in Karnataka’ (UPDATE)

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(ADDS RELEASE ON BAIL, CHANGING LEAD, ADDS COMMENT) By BosNewsLife Asia Service india_-_0821_-_volantino1-300x214-1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian evangelist and his mother have been jailed in India's southwestern state of Karnataka for their evangelism activities amid a wider crackdown on Christians in the region, their supporters told BosNewsLife Monday, February 18.

Concern Over China’s Christian Prisoners On 20th Anniversary Of Tiananmen Square “Massacre”

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service manWASHINGTON/BEIJING (BosNewsLife)-- Christian leaders and rights advocates have expressed concerns over the situation of Christian prisoners and other reported human rights violations in China, and urged Washington increase pressure on Beijing, 20 years after the Tiananmen Square "massacre".

Breaking News: Dozens Killed In Israeli Strike; Christians Concerned

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By BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos and BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent George Whitten reporting from Israel dotz06010906katavasmall_cropped2JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) –- At least 40 people were killed and over 50 injured when the Israeli Air Force struck a United Nations-run school in the Gaza Strip in what it said was a response to repeated mortar and rocket attacks from militants of the Hamas group.

Iraq Bombings On Christian Students Kill Four

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service church_Telskuf_iraqBAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of the Syrian Catholic Church in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul condemned Friday, May 7, a deadly bombings targeting Christian students that killed four and reportedly injured up to 180 others.

Pakistan Christian Sewage Workers Die In Controversial Accident

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Three Christian sewage workers have died in a toxic accident in Pakistan's Punjab province because employers refused to equip them with life saving appliances, Christian relatives said Thursday, April 22.

NEW EUROPE: Hungary Detains Human Traffickers Amid Mounting Refugee Misery

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungarian-Serbian border area Roszke ROSZKE, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian court has ordered the preliminary detention of four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria until they are indicted or September 29 at the latest. The three Bulgarian suspects are aged 29, 30 and 50, officials said, while the Afghani is 28 years old. The arrests came while thousands of refugees continue to arrive in Hungary