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BREAKING NEWS: Mladic Arrives In Netherlands For War Crimes Trial (NEWS WATCH)

May 31, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center

BELGRADE/AMSTERDAM/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Serbian government plane carrying former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has landed in the Netherlands, where he will be tried by the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal on genocide charges, including Europe's worst massacre since World War Two.

NEWS WATCH: Serbia Lawyer Warns Mladic Will Die Before Trial

May 30, 2011
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BELGRADE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The lawyer for war-crimes suspect Ratko Mladic has warned that the former general has serious health problems and could die before the start of his trial on genocide charges. Attorney Milos Saljic said he would therefore appeal the planned extradition of Mladic to the Netherlands-based U.N. War Crimes Tribunal.

Evangelical Leaders Agree To Tackle Europe’s “Death Culture”

May 29, 2011
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of evangelical leaders have agreed to improve cooperation between their organizations amid mounting concerns about the moral and economic decline of Europe, organizers said.

BREAKING NEWS: North Korea Releases American Missionary

May 28, 2011

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

SEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea has released an American who was detained since November last year and allegedly mistreated for activities linked to mission work and spreading Christianity in the hardline Communist nation.

Police Seize Bibles Of Azerbaijan Evangelicals; Several Fined

May 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

BUDAPEST/BAKU (BosNewsLife)-- Scores of Evangelical Christians in Azerbaijan were without Bibles Saturday, May 28, after security forces raided two churches in the seaside city of Sumgai where they also fined church members for unauthorized worship, Christians said.

REPORT: Colombia Rebels Kill Own Men For Being Christians

May 28, 2011

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

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- Colombian Christians remained on high alert Saturday, May 28, amid reports that leftist rebels have been killing "many of their own men" after discovering they were Christians, a Christian rights group said.

Chinese House Church Christian Released After Nearly Dying

May 27, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of 10 Chinese house church Christians sentenced to jail and a labor camp in China's Shanxi province was free on medical parole Friday, May 27, as she nearly died after more than a year in detention, her supporters said.

BREAKING NEWS: Serbia Captures War Crimes Suspect Ratko Mladic

May 26, 2011
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST/BELGRADE (BosNewsLife)-- Serbia says it has captured former Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic, one of the world's most wanted war crimes suspects. Mladic, who was detained in Serbia early Thursday, May 26, has been indicted for crimes that include the massacre of thousands of Muslims during the Balkan war.

Algeria Orders Closure Of Protestant Churches

May 26, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Algerian authorities have ordered the closure of seven Protestant churches in Algeria's Bejaia region on charges of "disobeying a law regulating worship" and Christians on Thursday, May 26, feared more prosecution in the overwhelmingly-Muslim nation, church officials said.

Sudan Christians Flee Bloodshed; Attacks Continue

May 25, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan were among thousands of refugees Wednesday, May 25, amid several attacks against them and fears of a new civil war between the Arab-dominated north and the Christian-animist south, which voted overwhelmingly to secede in a January referendum.
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