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

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."

NEWS ALERT: Islamic State Shoot 3 Christians, Threatens To Kill Hundreds More

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISIS-executes-Assyrian-Christian-hostages-screenshot-Twitter-640x480DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic State militants have released a video of how they shot to death three Christian hostages and threatened to execute hundreds more of the Syrian Christian minority abducted in February. In the recently released Islamic State execution video the three Assyrian men, crouched in orange jumpsuits, are forced to state their Christian faith and names before being shot in the back of the head.

Camps of Refugees – Come, Lord Jesus (Column)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist IMG_2322-1MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- As refugees and migrants pour into Europe in ever-greater numbers, some commentators have been expressing wonder that so much of this was foretold in an amazing 1973 novel, “The Camp of the Saints.”

BREAKING NEWS: 11 Syrian Missionaries Beheaded, Crucified For Faith In Christ

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife expertsDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Eleven Syrian Christian missionaries have been killed by beheading and crucifixion near Syria's war-torn city of Aleppo after they refused to deny their faith in Jesus Christ, colleagues told BosNewsLife Tuesday, October 6.

Group: ‘Laos Detains Christians For Praying, Preaching’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in central Laos have detained a Christian leader and a fellow believer for "spreading Christian religion" as part of a wider crackdown on evangelical Christians in the Asian nation, a well-informed Christian rights group said.

Anger and Confusion – the New Normal (Column)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist lahoreburningLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Our Christian brothers and sisters in many countries find themselves under increasingly violent attack. I feel sure that I am not the only Western Christian who is unsure about the best esponse. Should they fight back?

NEW EUROPE: Hungary Detains Human Traffickers Amid Mounting Refugee Misery

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

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Refuses To Abandon Crimea

Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 crimeapic By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)--Ukraine's interim government has warned that it will not give up the Crimean Peninsula where Russian forces have surrounded military bases and other sites, but that it will try to resolve the crisis there peacefully. The announcement comes after Russian forces attempted to occupy a Ukrainian air force base and amid concerns over plans by Russian legislators to annex the region.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Top Nazi War Crimes Suspect Dies At 98 (Breaking)

Listen to this BosNewsLife News story via the Voice of America. Click: VOAHungaryiWarCrimes By Stefan J.Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife scatarynowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A 98-year-old Hungarian man who topped the dwindling list of surviving Nazi war crimes suspects has died in the hospital while awaiting trial for allegedly sending nearly 16,000 Jews to the death camps. The announcement about László Csatáry's death was made on Monday, August 12, in Budapest.

Evangelical Pastor Facing Abuse In Kazakhstan Prison, Christians Warn

By BosNewsLife News Center KAZAKHSTAN_-_Union_ChurchASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor faced possible abuse in a Kazakhstan prison Tuesday, July 16, nearly two months after he was jailed for harming the health of his congregants by infusing hallucinogens" into the communion juice" and other charges, rights activists told BosNewsLife.