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Rebels Release Polish Priest Amid Fighting In East Ukraine

July 27, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- An ethnic Polish priest who was abducted by armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has been freed, but his release did little to ease tensions as Ukrainian government forces advanced to the rebel-held stronghold of Donetsk.

NEWS ALERT: Finnish Christian Workers Killed In Afghanistan (Update)

July 25, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock Friday,  July 25, after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed. The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest in a series of attacks targeting Westerners, including Christian believers.

BREAKING NEWS: Italy Welcomes Sudan Christian Woman Freed From Death Row

July 24, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

yeahKHARTOUM/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese mother who was spared a death sentence for refusing to renounce Christianity has been flown to Italy, after more than a month in the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Italian officials confirmed Thursday, July 24.

Ukraine Churches “Weeping, Praying” After Plane Crash Disaster

July 21, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Churches across Ukraine are praying for an end to the bloodshed in their country, after a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down by a missile, killing all 298 passengers on board, Christian missionaries told BosNewsLife.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Rebels Heard Shooting Down Malaysia Plane; 298 Killed’

July 18, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine has released what it says are intercepted phone calls in which pro-Russian separatists admit to shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, killing all 298 people on board. The Boeing 777 went down in eastern Ukraine while on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Most of the victims, 293 according to Dutch officials, came from the Netherlands.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels “Shot Down” Malaysian Plane; 298 Killed (Breaking)

July 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

PHOTOKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's government has accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian passenger airplane in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, many of them children and Dutch tourists.

Swedish, Polish Christian Medics Fired For Refusing Abortions

July 15, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ellinor-grimmarkSTOCKHOLM/WARSAW (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian nurse is taking legal action against the Swedish government after she was fired for refusing to perform abortions. A doctor in Poland, who was dismissed on similar grounds, is considering an appeal.

NEWS WATCH: Romanian Commander On Trial For Communist-era Crimes

July 14, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

felelossegre-vontBUCHAREST, ROMANIA (BosNewsLife)-- For the first time since communism collapsed in Romania 25 years ago, a former prison commander went on trial Monday, July 14, for crimes against humanity because of his alleged involvement in persecuting opponents of the previously regime. The proceedings follow the death of a close ally of late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who persecuted thousands including devoted Christians.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine’s Orthodox Church Leader Dies While Rebels Regroup

July 6, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

metropolitanKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Metropolitan Volodymyr, who led Ukraine's Moscow-linked Orthodox Church for more than two, often turbulent, decades has died, leaving behind members struggling to overcome hardship in the war-torn east. News of his passing prompted Russian President Vladimir Putin to express his condolences to the church.

Britain Prosecutors Drop “Hate” Charges Against Preacher

July 5, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center

Bible_180.3LONDON, BRITAIN (BosNewsLife)-- British prosecutors have dropped the case against a Christian street preacher, who was detained on charges of "hate crime" while speaking in Liverpool's city center, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, July 5.
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