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International Concern Over Vietnam’s Detention of Ailing Priest

July 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- There was international condemnation Thursday, July 27, about Vietnam's decision to detain a frail dissident priest and leading human rights activist despite him suffering from a brain tumor.

 

 

NEWS WATCH: NATO Concerned Over Kosovo After Deadly Border Clashes

July 28, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

PRISITINA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nations Security Council is holding an emergency session to discuss Kosovo, where the NATO military alliance and the European Union are struggling to restore a tense peace after border clashes near Serbia killed one ethnic-Albanian policemen and injured four others. NATO says its peacekeepers have taken control of two contested border crossings, but concerns remain about the future.

BREAKING NEWS: Vietnam, China, Send Top Church Leaders To Jail

July 26, 2011

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

HANOI/BEIJING (BosNewsLife)-- Two of Asia's most known Christian leaders were detained Tuesday, July 26, with Vietnam confirming it sent ailing Catholic priest and democracy activist Thadeus Thadeus Nguyen Van Ly back to jail, while China reportedly sentenced a top leader of the underground Protest church movement, Shi Enhao, to two years labor camp for "organizing illegal" worship services.

 

Turkey Convicts Murderer Of Turkish Armenian Journalist

July 25, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center

ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Istanbul has sentenced the main suspect in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink to 22 years imprisonment.

Pakistan Sentences Muslims For Killing Christian In Conversion Case

July 25, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Three Muslims were in prison Monday, July 25, after a Pakistani court convicted them of killing a Christian for refusing to convert to Islam, confirmed attorney's of the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) in Pakistan.

 

Pastors Detained, Attacks In Southern India

July 25, 2011

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in northern India briefly detained five pastors of mission group 'Gospel Messengers Team' on charges of "trying to convert people to Christianity", shortly after Hindu hardliners stormed their evangelistic prayer service, witnesses said Monday, July 25.  The incident was the latest in a series of reported attacks against devoted Christians in India.

BREAKING NEWS: Saudi Arabia Releases House Church Christians (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

July 24, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Indian Christians of a thriving Pentecostal house church in Saudi Arabia were back in their home country Sunday, July 24, after they were unexpectedly released by Saudi officials from an overcrowded prison, a church official confirmed to BosNewsLife.

 

BREAKING NEWS: Norway Churches Pray As Terror Death Toll Rises To 92

July 23, 2011

By BosNewsLife's Johan Th. Bos and Stefan J. Bos

OSLO, NORWAY (BosNewsLife)-- Norway's churches called for prayers and opened their doors to those seeking consolation and comfort as officials confirmed Saturday, July 23, that a suspected gunman killed at least 85 people at a youth summer camp after he allegedly set off a bomb blast that claimed the lives of seven people in Oslo, the capital.

 

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Singer Amy Winehouse Found Dead’

July 23, 2011
>Christian commentators already expressed concerns
>"Troubled soul" singer tried to fill "emptiness", observers say

By BosNewsLife News Center and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

LONDON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Troubled singer Amy Winehouse, whose Grammy Awards-winning career was overshadowed by alcohol and drugs abuse, was found dead Saturday, July 23, in her London apartment, several reports said. She was 27.





BREAKING NEWS: 17 Killed In Norway Terror Attacks

July 22, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center

OSLO, NORWAY (BosNewsLife)-- Unprecedented terror attacks shattered the home to the Nobel Peace Price Friday, July 22, with a large bomb devastating Oslo's main government building, killing at least seven people. About two hours later a gunman fired shots at people attending the ruling Labour Party youth camp on an island near Oslo, causing at least some 10 casualties, officials said.


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