NEWS WATCH: NATO Concerned Over Kosovo After Deadly Border Clashes


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


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.

 

Pakistan Sentences Muslims For Killing Christian In Conversion Case


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


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)


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.