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NEWS WATCH: Romania Holds Parliamentary Elections Amid Economic Crisis

November 30, 2008

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST/BUCHAREST (BosNewsLife)-- Voters in Romania were electing a new parliament Sunday, November 30, amid concerns the global economic crisis will bring layoffs and painful austerity measures to the former Communist nation. Opinion polls showed that voters were likely to punish Romania's current pro-Western leaders who have been criticized as out of touch with Romanians.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Hundreds Dead As Christians, Muslims Clash In Nigeria

November 29, 2008

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least some 400 people have been killed and thousands forced to flee their homes in the central Nigerian city of Jos where Christians and Muslims clashed in the worst sectarian violence in Africa's most populous nation in years.Fighting began Friday, November 28, amid a dispute over the result of a local election, witnesses said Saturday, November 29.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians, Jews Among Those Killed In Mumbai Attacks

November 29, 2008

Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from India

MUMBAI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian security forces regained control of Mumbai Saturday, November 29, after the worst terrorist assault in the country's history killed nearly 200 people, including Christians and Jews, officials said. Some 60 hours after a group of gunmen threw India's commercial capital into bloody chaos by attacking a train station, hospitals, hotels and other high profile targets, officials said all of the suspected Islamic militants were killed or captured.

BREAKING NEWS WATCH: More Foreign Guests in Besieged Hotels Freed (TERROR WATCH)

November 28, 2008
MUMBAI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian military commandos attempted to neutralize remaining terrorists at three locations in Mumbai Friday, Nobember 28, and free remaining hostages and hotel guests there. About 120 people have been killed and more than 300 injured in shootings, explosions and fires since the attacks began late Wednesday, November 27.

NEWS ALERT: Eritrea Launches New Crackdown On Christians; 110 Arrests Reported

November 26, 2008

(BosNewsLife)-- Eritrea's government has launched a fresh crackdown on Christians with reports that at least 110 evangelical believers have been detained since last week, a well-informed rights group said Wednesday, November 26.

Egypt’s ‘Pope’ Bans Worship Service After Sectarian Clashes

November 25, 2008
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned Tuesday, November 25, to a suburb of Cairo after Coptic Pope Shenuda III banned Egyptian Christians from praying in a church-owned building there following clashes with Muslims, the latest in a series of sectarian clashes.

NEWS ALERT: Iraq Militants Kill Two Christian Sisters

November 14, 2008
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iraqi Christians who returned to their ancient city after a wave of violence and intimidation were in shock Friday, November 14, after discovering that two sisters were stabbed to death when attackers broke into their home, several Christian sources said.

Pakistan Acquits Jailed Christian On ‘Blasphemy’ Charges

November 14, 2008
GUJRANWALA, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A medical Christian doctor was in hiding Thursday, November 13, after being acquitted on blasphemy charges and released from prison, Christians said.

BREAKING NEWS: Iraq Releases Christian Girl From Prison

November 12, 2008
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in northern Iraq have released a 16-year-old Christian girl who was serving a 3 1/2 years jail sentence for killing her uncle after he attacked her, observers of the case confirmed Wednesday, November 12.

Pastor Still Missing In Colombia; Christians Fear For His Life

November 12, 2008
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Colombia were still searching for a Christian leader Wednesday, November 12, more than six weeks after he dissapeared amid reports that several fellow pastors were killed by leftist rebels.
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