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China Releases House Church Leaders, Christians

June 30, 2009

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

china_christianity1BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- More than a dozen house church leaders and Christians in two Chinese provinces were free Tuesday, after they were released by authorities from detention amid international pressure, Chinese Christians said.

World Meeting Pledges Urgent Social Support For Holocaust Survivors

June 29, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

terezin-prisonersPRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- The European Union and dozens of countries have pledged to speed up social support for Holocaust survivors and the search for art and other items that were stolen during World War II by the Nazis.

NEWS WATCH: Albania Votes Amid Corruption and Fraud Concerns

June 28, 2009

Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife

ap-albanian-electorates-casts-their-ballots-in-tirana-eng-210-28jun091TIRANA, ALBANIA (BosNewsLife)-- The people of Albania were going to the polls Sunday, June 28, in parliamentary elections, seen as a key test for the Balkan country's ambition to join the European Union. Albania's incumbent Prime Minister Sali Berisha faces a tough fight in the national elections.

Hungary Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Iron Curtain Collapse

June 27, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife

ironcurtain-150x1501BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Leaders and elected officials from European countries and the United States have remembered how Hungary, exactly 20 years ago, helped to remove the Iron Curtain, which divided Eastern and Western Europe for decades. But the celebrations on Saturday, June 27, were overshadowed by concerns over Europe's future.

NEWS ALERT: Al-Qaida Kills US Christian Aid Worker In Mauritania

June 26, 2009

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

0216-mauritania-mosque1NOAUKCHOTT, MAURITANIA (BosNewsLife)-- An American aid worker has been shot and killed in Mauritania by suspected Islamic militants of the Al-Qaida network because he was involved in spreading Christianity in the African nation, several Christian groups confirmed Friday, June 26.

BREAKING NEWS: Pop King Michael Jackson Dies (World Watch)

June 25, 2009

By BosNewsLife North America Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

michaeljackson1x1-150x1501LOS ANGELES, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Michael Jackson, who became known as 'the king of pop', has died of cardiac arrest at the age of 50.

Yemen Militants Kill Christian Aid Workers Over Mission Work

June 25, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

anitaandrita1-150x1431SANA'A/WOLFSBURG (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers are believed to have been kidnapped and killed in Yemen by suspected Islamic militants because they were involved in evangelism among Muslims and had been warned to end their mission work, BosNewsLife learned Thursday June 25.

Pakistan Christians Detained For “Blasphemy”, “Robbery”

June 25, 2009

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

pakistan-to-protect-christians13ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two Pakistani Christians remained detained Thursday, June 25, on false charges of "blasphemy" and "robbery", advocacy groups said.

Egypt Christian Mother Wins Custody Of Twins; Loses Religious Battle

June 25, 2009

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

twins1-150x1501CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian mother has won custody of her twins but Egypt's highest court ruled they can not be recognized as Christians, trial observers said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, June 25.

China “Detains, Tortures” Christian Rights Lawyer

June 24, 2009

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

zhengenchong1BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian human rights attorney was recovering of his injuries Wednesday, June 24, after he was detained, interrogated and tortured by officials of China's Public Security Bureau (PSB), Christians said.
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