World Meeting Pledges Urgent Social Support For Holocaust Survivors

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

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

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

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.

Yemen Militants Kill Christian Aid Workers Over Mission Work

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.