AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A major Netherlands-based group serving Christians persecuted for their faith has launched a global initiative to set up shelters for ex-Muslims who have converted to Christianity, BosNewsLife established Friday, October 31.
(FOLLOW UP OF PREVIOUS STORY, ADDS NEW DETAILS)SARGODHA, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities have excavated the grave of a Christian young man who was allegedly axed to death by an influential Muslim employer and Muslim relatives, amid allegations local officials covered up the murder case.
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A dozen bomb blasts rocked the Indian state of Assam Thursday, October 30, killing at least 50 people and injuring 300 others, including Christians, a main alliance of churches and mission groups told BosNewsLife.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The International Monetary Fund, the European Union and World Bank have agreed to a $25 billion economic rescue package for Hungary to strengthen confidence in its economy. It has been described as the largest financial aid measure for an emerging-market economy since the start of the worldwide financial troubles, and the first for an EU-member country.
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Groups of devoted Christians in Algeria were without places to worship Saturday, March 29, after authorities closed down more than a dozen Protestant churches amid anger over alleged attempts by evangelical believers to convert Muslims.
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Catholic priest who was attacked by Hindu militants during anti-Christian violence in the troubled Indian state of Orissa has died, church sources confirmed Wednesday, October 29.
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Amid international pressure a court in northwestern Algeria acquitted three Christians charged with blaspheming Islam and threatening a member of their congregation who re-converted to Islam, a Christian news agency reported Wednesday, October 29.