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NEWS WATCH: Hungary Honors President Reagan With Statue

June 30, 2011
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A statue of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan has been unveiled  Wednesday in Hungary's capital Budapest where he was honored for helping to end communism and creating a new world for Central and Eastern Europe. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice attended the ceremony.

Israel Group Campaigns Against Messianic Jews, Missionaries

June 29, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- A hard-line Jewish ultra-Orthodox group in Israel has launched a campaign against Christian missionaries and Jewish Christians, known as Messianic Jews, who they view as a security threat.

Cuba Detains Over 20 Christians In New Crackdown, Activists Say

June 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Nearly two dozen Christians were briefly detained and prevented from attending a church service in Cuba which was held in support of pastor Pastor Yordi Toranzo who was removed from his post amid government pressure, rights activists confirmed Tuesday, June 28.

NEWS WATCH: Militants Kill Dozens In Nigeria

June 27, 2011

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent

BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)– A tense calm returned Monday, June 27, to north-eastern Nigeria where at least 25 Nigerians were killed when motorcyclists bombed several outdoor beer gardens in the city of Maiduguri, officials said. Although no one claimed responsibility for Sunday's bombings, local police said the attacks bore the hallmark of Boko Haram, an Islamic group fighting for the implementation of shar’ia, or strict Islamic law, which prohibits alcohol.

Egypt Muslims Burn Christian Homes; 3 Injured

June 26, 2011

By BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Joseph DeCaro

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Four people were injured and Muslims burned down eight Christian homes in southern Egypt amid clashes over the alleged illegal construction of a church, Christians and officials said.

Ethiopia Court Jails Over 500 Muslims for Mass Church Burnings

June 24, 2011

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Ethiopian court sentenced 579 Muslims from three to 18 months in prison for a week of violence against Christians that left one dead and 69 churches destroyed by fire, BosNewsLife learned Friday June 24.

NEWS WATCH: Activists Create Interactive Map of the Srebrenica Killings

June 23, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Young people in the Balkans have created an interactive map of Europe's worst massacre since World War II. The map and audio-visual presentations are about the Bosnian town of Srebrenica, where thousands of Muslim men and boys were killed by Serbian forces in 1995. The Internet initiative comes as Europe prepares to remember next month what is known as the Srebrenica Massacre.

NEWS ALERT: Sudan Christians Killed In Several Attacks

June 22, 2011

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese Christians on Wednesday, June 22, feared more killings after Sudanese Military agents reportedly killed one Christian and Islamic militants another last week after attacking churches in Sudan's embattled South Kordofan state.

 

China Police Detain Over A Dozen House Christians

June 21, 2011

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese police have detained 16 more members of Beijing's largest 'house' church and placed others under house arrest, Christians said Tuesday, June 21. Two were reportedly held in protective custody while the rest were sent to 10 different police stations; most were released by Sunday morning.

NEWS ALERT: Hungary Condemns Attack Against Catholic Institute in Romania; Rector Injured

June 20, 2011

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

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary on Monday, June 20, condemned an attack on a Catholic theological institute in neighboring Romania that left its ethnic Hungarian rector briefly unconsciousness.

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