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BREAKING NEWS: India Politician Jailed Over Orissa Violence; Churches Pleased

June 30, 2010

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Church leaders in India on Wednesday, June 30, welcomed a seven year jail sentence for a leader of an influential Hindu party who was seen as the mastermind behind anti-Christian violence in India's eastern state of Orissa that killed scores of people in 2008.

NEWS WATCH: Olympic Champion Becomes Hungary’s President

June 29, 2010
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's parliament has elected the country's new president, amid opposition concerns he will be too accommodating to plans of the ruling center right Fidesz Party, which include changing the nation's constitution.

Pakistan Legislator “Kidnaps” Christian Woman

June 28, 2010

By a Special BosNewsLife Correspondent reporting from Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian woman remained in hospital Monday, June 28, after she was beaten and briefly abducted on the orders of a prominent Pakistani Muslim legislator "because Christians didn't vote" for him, family and police said.

Militants Order Lebanon Christians To Leave; Blast Kills One

June 25, 2010

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BEIRUT, LEBANON (BosNewsLife)-- Lebanese security forces prepared to crackdown on Islamic insurgents Friday, June 25, after threatening leaflets were found calling on Christians to leave a key port city and a bomb blast that killed at least one person in a predominantly Christian town.

BREAKING NEWS: Afghanistan Christians Detained Amid Execution Threats

June 25, 2010

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Over 20 Afghan Christians have been detained in Afghanistan after high-level leaders called for the arrest and execution of converts to Christianity in the Islamic nation, an advocacy group said Friday, June 25.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Media Threatened By Government Control, Critics Say

June 24, 2010

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Proposed legislation in Hungary to reform the country's media has drawn critcism from journalists and opposition politicians, saying it would return the former Soviet satellite to the days of repression of press freedom.

BREAKING NEWS: Obama Accepts General McChrystal Resignation

June 23, 2010
BosNewsLife North America Service

WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife) United States President Barack Obama has accepted the resignation of General Stanley McChrystal as the U.S. commander in Afghanistan and is replacing him with General David Petraeus, head of U.S. Central Command, The Associated Press (AP) news agency reports citing senior officials.

NEWS WATCH: Russian President Shows “New World Currency” At G-8 Summit

June 22, 2010

By George Whitten, Jerusalem Bureau Chief

MOSCOW/AQUILA (BosNewsLife) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has called for a new global currency to replace the dollar as the World's Reserve Currency.

NEWS WATCH: Pope Calls For “World Political Authority”

June 22, 2010
By George Whitten, Jerusalem Bureau Chief

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Benedict XVI has urged the creation of a "true world political authority" to "guarantee the protection of the environment" and to manage the global economy, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, June 22.

Christians Remember 65th Birthday Of Burma’s Detained Aung San Suu Kyi

June 19, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists marked the 65th birthday of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Saturday, June 19, and her supporters gathered in the country's main city Rangoon, amid renewed calls for her release from house arrest and an end to military rule.
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