NEW EUROPE: Christians Among Record Numbers Of Refugees Fleeing To Europe As Cold Sets In


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewslife reporting from Dobova, Slovenia

FullSizeRender (5)DOBOVA, SLOVENIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians are among record numbers of refugees rushing to Europe despite questions whether the European Union’s pledged assistance can come quickly enough to make a difference as winter sets in. Slovenia’s Prime Minister Miro Cerar has even warned that if some immediate and concrete actions on the ground is not delivered within the next few days and weeks the European Union and Europe as a whole will start falling apart.

NEWS WATCH: Croatia Faces EU Sanctions Over Extradition Row

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CroatianowBUDAPEST/ZAGREB (BosNewsLife)-- The European Commission has warned Croatia that it will face sanctions unless it applies EU extradition law. The threat comes shortly after the heavily Catholic nation joined the European Union on July 1st as the 28th member state.

NEWS WATCH: Heat Wave Causing Misery in Europe

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picturenowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Central and Eastern Europe is trying to overcome a stubborn heat wave that has overshadowed Europe's largest music festival and caused wild fires in the Balkans.

NEWS WATCH: Croatia’s EU Entry Ceremony Overshadowed By Concerns

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

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ZAGREB, CROATIA (BosNewsLife)-- Croatia has joined the European Union as the 28th member state after celebrations that were overshadowed by concerns about its future.Yet, while the heads of state from all six ex-Yugoslav republics were among the guests, leaders of several EU nations such as Britain, France and notably Germany -- the first to recognize Croatia's independence -- did not attend.

NEWS WATCH: UN Tribunal For Ex-Yugoslavia Marks 20th Anniversary Amid Controversy

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king willem-alexanderBy Stefan J. Bos, Chief Internatonal Correspondent BosNewsLife

THE HAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague has marked its 20th anniversary on Monday, amid concern about the future of some cases. Dutch King Willem-Alexander was among those invited to commemorate the occasion at a time when the United Nations court is under pressure to end its operations.

NEWS WATCH: War Crimes Trial Resumes Of Croatian Serb Leader

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GoranhadzicBUDAPEST/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- The trial of former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic, the last fugitive sought by the United Nations Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, has resumed at The Hague.

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Christians Worship As Islamic Militants Attack And Kill (Nov.11-17)


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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The November 11-17 newsweek was marked by reports of Islamic militants attacking churches and, in at least one case, beheading a young Christian man "for leaving Islam", though believers continued to gather in worship expressing their faith in Christ and in their future.