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BREAKING NEWS: Two American Missionaries Survive Ebola, Discharged From Hospital (Mission Watch)

August 21, 2014
By BosNewsLife News Center with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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MONROVIA/ATLANTA (BosNewsLife)-- Two American Christian missionaries were being discharged from a U.S. hospital Thursday, August 21, after being treated with an experimental drug for the potentially deadly Ebola virus, several sources said.

Health Scare Overshadows Release Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

August 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


Emaciated-Gao-ZhishengBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of Chinese Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has urged the American government to allow him into the United States to receive medical treatment after years of alleged prison mistreatment.

Missionaries: ‘Refugees In Iraq Turning To Christ Amid Islamic Attacks’

August 16, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

peoplefleeIRBIL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Native missionaries in Iraq say God is using them to spread hope and faith in Jesus Christ among thousands fleeing Islamic State militants, and many become Christians.

Hungary Urges EU, NATO To Protect Iraq Christians

August 13, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

iraq-christiansBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary has urged the European Union and the NATO military alliance to help protect the Christian community in Iraq as hundreds of thousands of believers are fleeing Islamic State militants.

North Korea Underground Christians “Omitted” From Church Summit

August 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

north-korea1PYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's "underground Christians" were "omitted" from a "historic" North-South church summit involving church leaders from South Korea and dozens of other countries in Geneva, Switzerland, a mission official complained Tuesday, August 12.

NEWS WATCH: Battles Rage In Eastern Ukraine As Government Rejects Ceasefire

August 11, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KYIV,EPA1462750_Articolo UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Fighting raged Sunday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite a request from the pro-Russian separatists for a cease-fire to prevent what they called a "humanitarian catastrophe." At least one person was killed and 10 injured in the latest shelling that started early Sunday and continued throughout the day, officials said.

BREAKING NEWS: Prominent Pakistan Christian Activist Survives Shooting

August 10, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Christian rights lawyer in Pakistan says has survived another apparent assassination attempt by suspected Islamic militants.
Sardar Mushtaq Gill told BosNewsLife that attackers began shooting around his home late Saturday, August 9, at 22.40 p.m. local time, while his younger brother and two other men were standing in the front door.

BREAKING NEWS: 200,000 Iraq Christians Flee Islamic Militants; U.S. Air Strikes Ongoing

August 9, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

Iraqi-Christian-child-sleeps-4X3BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians faced an unprecedented crisis Saturday, August 9, after fleeing Islamic militants who overran towns and villages in northern Iraq, while U.S. warplanes carried out air strikes in an attempt to halt the violent Islamists.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians Hiding In Northeast Nigeria After Massacre

August 9, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian residents were among those hiding Saturday, August 9, in hills of northeastern Nigeria after Islamic militants killed more than 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, rights activists and local residents said.

BREAKING NEWS: China Release Christian Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

August 8, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Emaciated-Gao-ZhishengBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of China's most prominent Christian rights lawyers, was with family Friday, August 8, after he was released from prison, his brother confirmed. Gao Zhiyi said Gao left the Xinjiang prison early Thursday local time and was now at his father-in-law's home in Urumqi, ending years of imprisonment.
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