NEWS WATCH: Prime Minister Claims Victory In Montenegro's Election


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ap-milo-djukanovic-montenegro-190eng29mar091BUDAPEST/PODGORICA (BosNewsLife)-- Montenegro's Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic claimed victory in the Balkan country's general election Monday, March 30, and pledged to speed up its entry into the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Lawyer Prosecuted Turkish Christians Plans European Court Case


By BosNewsLife News Center

echr1ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- The lawyer of two Turkish Christians on trial for "insulting Turkishness” plans to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights after they were fined for taking "illegal" church offerings, trial observers said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Saturday March 28.

India Government Urged To Tackle Deadly Violence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

orissa_-_violenze_549_x_4242NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Human rights investigators have urged India's government to tackle extremist groups and to improve protection of the country's Christian minority after "the most severe anti-Christian violence seen in post-independence India," which killed scores of people and displaced thousands, mainly in the states of Orissa and Karnataka.

Family Missing Colombia Pastor Appeals For Help Amid Threats And Violence (BosNewsLife In-Depth)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

pastorBOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- The young family of a missing evangelical pastor in Colombia was still waiting Wednesday, March 25, for Colombian authorities to launch an official investigation into his disappearance six months ago, amid concerns he may be the latest victim of violence against Christian leaders in the South American country.