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Indonesia Police Evicts Christian Students

October 31, 2009

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

setia1JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of Christian students were searching for accommodations Saturday, October 31, after security forces evicted them from two sites in Jakarta, Indonesia's capital.

Colombia Court Allows Christians To Opt Out Of Military

October 30, 2009

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

imagen-3608077-21BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- An international Christian rights group has welcomed the Colombian Supreme Court’s decision allowing Colombians, including Christians, to opt out of obligatory military service because of religious, moral, or philosophical objections.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Ukraine Border Guards Halt “Dying” Christian Activist (Update 1)

October 29, 2009

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By BosNewsLife News Center

d0bcd0b0d0bcd0bed187d0bad0b01BUDAPEST/UZHHOROD (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Christian Ukrainian woman who made world headlines for uncovering corruption in a key border area of Ukraine was near death Thursday, October 29, after she was prevented by Ukrainian border guards from seeking medical treatment in neighboring Hungary.

Ethiopia Court Releases Jailed Evangelists

October 29, 2009

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

9411ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa were anticipating the return Thursday, October 29, of two evangelists who were imprisoned for three months on what believers said were “false charges” of “offering money for conversion” and "insulting" the Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC).

BREAKING NEWS: Somalia Militants Kill Christian Woman For Refusing To Wear Veil

October 28, 2009

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

_45836568_somalia2261MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have shot and killed a Somali Christian woman because she declined to wear a veil as prescribed by Muslim custom, Christians said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Wednesday, October 28.

Two Cuban Pastors Released, But Crackdown Continues, Christians Say

October 27, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

raoul-castro-cuba1HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Baptist leaders who were detained in eastern Cuba while distributing humanitarian aid from American Christians were free Tuesday, October 27, after two weeks imprisonment Christians said.

NEWS WATCH: Serbia Pledges Cooperation As Karadzic Trial Adjourns

October 26, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

icty1BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A stand-off was expected Monday, October 26, between former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic and the U.N. court in The Netherlands after the war crimes suspect said he would boycott the start of the long-awaited trial. Ahead of the proceedings, Serbia's Foreign Minister, Vuk Jeremic, told BosNewsLife his country would do "its utmost" to cooperate with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Pakistan Police “Torture” Christian Brothers After Deadly Clashes

October 25, 2009

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ap-pakistan-lawyer1ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two Pakistani Christians who allegedly fired warning shots at a Muslim mob that turned seven Christians to death, were still coping Sunday, October 25, with the aftermath of alleged police torture.

Young Christian Woman Raped In India State

October 24, 2009

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

site_1_rand_956399204_india_christian_women_090814_b_getty1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian young woman has been raped in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, but police refuse to detain the known suspect while her family faces death threats, a Christian human rights official said Saturday, October 24 .

NEWS ALERT: U.S. Churches Must Prepare For Swine Flu Outbreak, Group Says

October 24, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

swine-flu11WASHINGTON D.C. USA (BosNewsLife)-- The influential Christian Emergency Network (CEN), told churches Saturday, October 24, they might have to offer alternative Sunday worship services, just hours after U.S. President Barack Obama declared the spreading H1N1 swine flu virus "a national emergency."
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