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‘Death Brigade’ Killing Roma In Hungary, police

February 28, 2009
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

romaBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian authorities say a death brigade may have been responsible for several deadly attacks against Hungarian Gypsies, also known as Roma, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, February 28. The revelations came just days after a father and his young son were shot and killed as they tried to escape from their burning home in a village near Budapest.

BREAKING NEWS: Focus On Family President Dobson Resigns

February 27, 2009

By BosNewsLife News Center

dobson2-300x285WASHINGTON D.C., USA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of one of the United States' most influential Christian family groups has resigned.

Vietnam Police “Kill” Cristian Farmer Amid Rural Crackdown

February 27, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

vietnam_-_montagnards_454_x_340HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Degar Montagnard Christians and other believers in several areas of Vietnam's Central Highlands faced another day of persecution Friday, February 27, after at least one Christian peasant was hacked to death by security forces and an angry mob, missionary workers and a key official told BosNewsLife.

NEWS WATCH: Iran ‘Starts’ Bushehr Nuclear Plant

February 26, 2009

By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent

emergency-plan-for-gulf-countriesJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -- In a move raising eyebrows from Jerusalem to Washington, Russian and Iranian officials began a test run of Iran’s first Nuclear plant, BosNewsLife established Thursday, February 26.

Nigeria Releases Imprisoned Christian

February 26, 2009

By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent

thumb_muslimveil220107_228x3222ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Nigerian Christian who was serving a three-year prison sentence since May 2008 on charges of "blasphemy" against Islam has been released, BosNewsLife learned Thursday, February 26.

Kidnapped Italian Nuns Freed; “Prayers Answered”

February 26, 2009

By BosNewsLife News Center


ap_kenya_nuns_kidnap_19feb09_3NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Italian nuns kidnapped by Somali gunmen in a cross-border raid into Kenya in November were spent another day in freedom Thursday, February 26, after they were suddenly freed, missionaries confirmed.

MISSION WATCH: Missionaries Feared Dead After Plane Disappears

February 26, 2009

By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent

142217CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BosNewsLife)-- There were fears Thursday, February 26, that missionaries may have died in a plane crash, ten days after their small aircraft disappeared in the jungles of Venezuela.

NEWS WATCH: Nine Killed, Dozens Injured In Netherlands’ Plane Crash; Turkish Airlines ‘Unsafe’

February 25, 2009

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

ap-turkish-airliner-crash-netherlands-190eng25feb09AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife) -- A Turkish Airlines passenger plane with 135 people aboard crashed into a field in light fog while trying to land at Amsterdam's main airport Wednesday, February 25, killing nine people and injuring more than 50, an area official said.

NEWS ALERT: Religious Clashes Kill 11 In Nigeria; Thousands Displaced

February 25, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

nigeria_pastorsule_house1BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people remained displaced Wednesday, February 25, by religious clashes in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi which left at least 11 people dead and 100 hospitalized, Christian rights investigators and police said.

BREAKING NEWS: China Releases Four House Church Leaders

February 24, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

CB013130BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities have released the last four house church leaders who were among dozens of evangelical officials detained in Central China this month, an advocacy group told BosNewsLife Tuesday, February 24.
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