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Arsonists Attack American Church Bus

February 28, 2010

By BosNewsLife News Center

12053017_BG1WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Despite tensions, Baptist Christians in the U.S. state of Tennessee prepared for worship Sunday, February 28, as local police continued to investigate an attack on a church bus by young arsonists.
By BosNewsLife News Center

WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Despite tensions, Baptist Christians in the U.S. state of Tennessee prepared for worship Sunday, February 28, as local police continued to investigate an attack on a church bus by young arsonists.

Pakistan Sentences Christian Man To Life Imprisonment For “Blasphemy”

February 27, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

PAKISTAN_(F)_0502_-_BlasphemyISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man remained behind bars Saturday, February 27, after a Pakistani court sentenced him to life imprisonment for making "blasphemous" remarks about the Koran and Islam's prophet Mohammad.

Iran Government Closes Evangelical Church; Nine Detained

February 26, 2010

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

*Jun 16 - 00:05*TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor and eight other Christians were behind bars in Iran Friday, February 26, after authorities closed their church as part of a new government crackdown on devoted Christians in the Islamic nation, rights investigators said

NEWS ALERT: More Christians Killed In Iraq

February 25, 2010

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

IraqichristianZiaTomagunneddownatbusstoponhiswaytouniversityinMosulBAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Iraq were mourning Thursday, February 25, members of two christian families who were killed in the northern city of Mosul.

Churches, Shops Destroyed In India’s Punjab State

February 24, 2010

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent

christians-in-orissaNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Officials of one of India's largest ecumenical church organizations rushed to the country's Punjab state Wednesday, February 24, after clashes between Christians and Hindus left at least 10 people injured and two churches, several shops and other properties destroyed.

Pakistan Christian Serving Life Imprisonment For “Blasphemy”

February 23, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man continued serving a life sentence in Pakistan's Punjab province Tuesday, February 23, on what international rights activists said are "false allegations" of blasphemy.

Pakistan Christians Protest Release “Murderer” Of Christian Servant

February 22, 2010

By BosNewsLife Correspondents Jawad Mazhar and Xavier P. William

demoLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians protested Monday, February 22, in Pakistan's Punjab province against the release on bail of the alleged murderer of a 12-year-old Christian domestic servant, whose casehas come to symbolize mounting tensions between Muslims and Christians here.
By BosNewsLife Correspondents Jawad Mazhar and Xavier P. Williams

LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians protested Monday, February 22, in Pakistan's Punjab provinceagainst the release on bail of the alleged murderer of a 12-year-old Christian domestic servant, whose casehas come to symbolize mounting tensions between Muslims and Christians here.

Eritrea Christian Dies In Prison Camp; Pastor Released

February 21, 2010

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in a detention camp in Eritrea faced a difficult Sunday, February 21, as news emerged that one of their fellow inmate died of a heart attack in the notorious Alla Military Camp after alleged abuses.

NEWS WATCH: Dutch Government Collapses Over Afghanistan Mission

February 20, 2010

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

Persco 22 janAMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The Dutch coalition government has collapsed amid a political row over whether to extend the country's military mission in Afghanistan. Christian Democratic Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende was due to submit his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix later Saturday, leaving the future of its 1,600 soldiers stationed there uncertain.

Ethiopia Detains Bible Distributor On “Terrorism” Charges

February 19, 2010

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Friday, February 19, that Ethiopian authorities would press "terrorism" charges against a Christian convert who has been detained since May for distributing Bibles and abandoning Islam, well-informed Christians said.

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