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NEWS WATCH: Armenia Cuts Ties With Hungary Over Soldier Row

August 31, 2012
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Armenia says it is cutting all ties with Hungary for allowing an Azerbaijani military officer who killed an Armenian colleague to return home, where he was immediately pardoned and freed by his country's president.

Suspects Of Peru Massacre Facing Trial

August 30, 2012

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

LIMA, PERU (BosNewsLife)-- Religious rights activists on Thursday, August 30, welcomed a Peruvian court decision to put put four military officers on trial on charges of "crimes against humanity" for a 1984 massacre, which claimed the lives of 123 villagers, most of them Christians.

Hungary Detains U.S. Missionary For ‘Child Abuse’

August 29, 2012
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary

SZOLNOK, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly American missionary, who has been living and evangelizing in Hungary for 17 years, remained jailed Wednesday, August 29, more than a month after he was detained by Hungarian police on charges of molesting children under his care, his wife confirmed.

NEWS ALERT: ‘India’s Billy Graham’ Buried In New Delhi

August 29, 2012

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


NEW DELHI/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of mourners have braved heavy rain to attend the burial of controversial Indian evangelist Peramangalam Porinju Job, who became a global voice for persecuted Christians in Muslim and Communist nations, a Catholic news agency reported Wednesday, August 29.

Muslims ‘Gang-Rape, Murder’ Pakistan Christian Girl

August 27, 2012

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

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Christian party in Pakistan has demanded the immediate arrest of five Muslim men who it said "gang-raped and murdered" a 12-year-old Christian girl, at a time of mounting religious tensions in this heavily Islamic nation.

NEWS ALERT: Jailed Iranian Pastor Facing Death, Denied Medical Care

August 26, 2012

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A jailed Iranian pastor, who may be executed for "apostasy", already faces death as authorities continue to deny him medical care despite earlier promises, a church official and close friend told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Neil Armstrong, First Man On Moon, Dies At 82 (Update)

August 25, 2012

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his wife said Saturday. Saying "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind" Armstrong captivated the world by carefully walking on the lunar surface.

NEWS ALERT: Laos Frees 4 Lao, Thai Christians Jailed For Bible Study

August 24, 2012

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Lao authorities have released four Christians, including two Thai citizens, who were detained in June after being caught explaining the Bible to at least one Lao man, rights activists confirmed late Friday, August 24.

BREAKING NEWS: Thousands Of Christians Trapped In Besieged Syrian Village

August 24, 2012

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

DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Christians remained trapped in a besieged village in Syria late Friday, August 24, without food and regular electricity, a local leader and Catholic aid workers told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: China’s Influential Christian Leader Sun Yi-yin Dies At 76

August 23, 2012

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of the "most significant leaders" in China's Christian history, Sun Yi-yin, also known 'Freddie Sun', has died of cancer at the age of 76, his colleague said Thursday, August 23.
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