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

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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.

BREAKING NEWS: Priest Shot Dead In Zanzibar; Pastor Beheaded On Mainland

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 300px-fort-zanzibarZANZIBAR, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Catholic priest was shot dead Sunday, February 17, on his way to church in Tanzania's semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar, just days after a pastor was beheaded by suspected Muslim extremists on the mainland, officials and Christians said.

Christians Jailed As North Korea Observes Leader’s Birthday

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By BosNewsLife Asia News Service PYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea observed the 68th birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's 68th birthday but hundreds of thousands of people, including Christians, had no reason to celebrate as they remained behind bars in prison camps across the country, and many North Koreans reportedly faced starvation.

Group: ‘Laos Detains Christians For Praying, Preaching’

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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.

MISSION WATCH: Missionaries Feared Dead After Plane Disappears

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By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent 142217CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BosNewsLife)-- There were fears Thursday, February 26, that missionaries may have died in a plane crash, ten days after their small aircraft disappeared in the jungles of Venezuela.

China Police Raid Evangelical Church

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical house church in China’s coastal province of Hubei...

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.

40 Catholic Missionaries Killed Worldwide in 2018

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By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by Robin Gomes of Vatican News and Stefan J. Bos in Budapest VATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Catholic missionaries and pastoral workers have been killed worldwide in 2018, most of them in Africa, according to the Vatican's news agen

Iraq Christians Caught In Middle After Provincial Poll

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By Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent with reporting from Iraq iraqiMOSUL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki made a strong showing in Saturday's provincial elections, but it was unclear whether life would improve for the country's embattled Christian minority.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Refuses To Abandon Crimea

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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.