BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces raided a house church at a coal mine in China's Gansu Province and detained several Christians as part of a crackdown on unauthorized worship services in the Communist nation, a Christian rights group said Monday, June 30.
SARGODHA, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Impoverished Christian parents in Pakistan's Punjab province were still awaiting justice Monday, June 30, more than two weeks after their teenage son died from rabies while working as a shepherd, because a radical Muslim "feudal lord" allegedly refused to provide him proper medical treatment.
WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- American Republican presidential candidate John McCain prepared for a busy week Monday, June 30, after taking time of his hectic schedule to meet with world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham and his son Franklin, at the family's mountaintop retreat.
DUSHANBE/TASHKENT/MINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- In several former Soviet republics Christians were detained or facing their last worship service in their church building Sunday, June 29, as authorities stepped up a crackdown on mainly Protestant Christians, including believers involved in evangelism or unauthorized gatherings.
(ADDS REACTION AMERICAN BLOGGER)SANAA, YEMEN (BosNewsLife)-- Seven arrested Christian missionaries, including an unknown number of Americans, apparently remained detained in Yemen Sunday, June 29, and there was international concern they may face torture for spreading Christianity, several sources said.
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's newly elected government on Saturday, June 28, launched its first major military operation in the country's volatile northwest aimed at crushing militants, who killed up to 28 pro-government tribesman and kidnapped 16 Christians this month alone.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
UZHHOROD, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian woman who became known for her personal crusade against high level corruption in Ukraine's border region with the European Union has won a, potentially precedent-setting, trial against municipality authorities of the western city of Uzhhorod, BosNewsLife established Saturday, June 28.
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- Buddhist militants in Sri Lanka are stepping up attacks on Christian pastors and churches across Sri Lanka, rights investigators said Friday, June 27.
SZENTENDRE, BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Government officials from more than 30 countries gathered in Hungary Friday, June 27, for the opening of Central and Eastern Europe's first conference center powered by renewable energy.
KAUNAS, LITHUANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Netherlands Queen Beatrix on Thursday, June 26, ended a three day visit to Lithuania paying tribute to Dutch and Japanese nationals who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust in the Baltic nation, during World War Two.