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NEWS WATCH: Ukraine’s Tymoshenko On Hunger Strike Against “Fake” Election

October 31, 2012
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Uzhhorod, Ukraine

UZHHOROD, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine’s detained former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has launched a hunger strike to protest alleged vote rigging in Sunday's parliamentary election. Western observers have also expressed concerns about the ballot, in which the ruling Party of Regions claimed victory, while a far-right party entered the political arena for the first time.

Iran Sentencing Christians To Year Imprisonment For Conversion, Evangelism

October 31, 2012

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Iran has sentenced an evangelical pastor, his wife and two other church workers to one year imprisonment each because they were involved in evangelism and converted from Islam to Christianity, Iranian Christians and rights activists told BosNewsLife Wednesday, October 31.

Cuba Pastor Asks Government To Let Him Leave

October 31, 2012

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of a major network of independent churches was awaiting an answer from Cuba's leadership Wednesday, October 31, after urging the government to let him leave the Communist island with his family after years of imprisonment and reported harassment.

BREAKING NEWS: Billy Graham Chaplains Rush As Super Storm Sandy Kills Dozens In US

October 30, 2012

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

NEW YORK, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Crisis-trained chaplains of the organization founded by famed evangelist Billy Graham rushed to devastated regions in the United States as the death toll of super storm Sandy climbed to at least 39.

NEWS WATCH: International Observers Condemn Ukraine’s Elections As “Setback”

October 30, 2012
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Uzhhorod, Ukraine

UZHHOROD, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- International observers have questioned Ukraine's democratic credentials saying Sunday’s parliamentary elections were overshadowed by "a lack of transparency" and abuse of power.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Church Bomb Blast Kills 4; Deadly Reprisals

October 29, 2012

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria

KADUNA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high in Nigeria's volatile city of Kaduna on Monday, October 29, after a suicide bomber drove his vehicle packed with explosives into a Catholic church Church, killing at least four worshipers, wounding nearly 100 and triggering deadly reprisal attacks, officials said


NEWS WATCH: Ukraine’s Ruling Party Claims Victory In Controversial Vote

October 28, 2012
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspodent BosNewsLife reporting from Uzhhorod, Ukraine

UZHHOROD, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Anti-government voters in western Ukraine have expressed concern that the party of Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych has claimed victory in parliamentary elections. Sunday's vote was overshadowed by the jailing of the country's top opposition leader and former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Her fans and others say the outcome will lead to more social tensions and split the former Soviet nation.

Pakistan Detains Christian Worker For Blasphemy

October 27, 2012

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife) -- A Christian worker was without his wife and five children Saturday, October 27, as Pakistani police sent him to jail on "false" charges of "blasphemy" against Islam, a rights group said.

BREAKING NEWS: Netherlands Leading Evangelical Journalist Eric Leijenaar Dies

October 26, 2012

By BosNewsLife News Center

BUDAPEST/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife's larger-than-life Senior Special Correspondent and editor-in-chief of the Netherlands main evangelical news sources has died, leaving behind many mourners and a legacy of revealing Christian stories that impacted millions around the world. The Netherlands-based Leijenaar, 59, passed away late Tuesday, October 23, after suffering a heart attack, his family said.

NEWS WATCH: Billionaire Takes Over As Georgia’s Prime Minister

October 26, 2012
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent  BosNewsLife

TBILISI, GEORGIA (BosNewsLife)-- Georgia's parliament has approved a billionaire as the former Soviet nation's new prime minister and endorsed his government, following the recent October 1 parliamentary elections. Bidzina Ivanishvili began his first official full working day Friday, October 26, after lawmakers voted 88-54 for his cabinet.
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