ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife
)-- A Catholic aid group warned Monday, April 22, that a long-running insurgency in northern Nigeria is escalating after at least 185 people were killed in fighting between the military and the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
By Xavier P. William, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Lahore, Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife
)-- A Muslim mob attacked a Christian neighborhood in eastern Pakistan Saturday, March 9, torching up to 100 homes and injuring dozens, after hearing reports that a Christian man committed blasphemy against Islam.
(ADDS EXPLOSION ELSEWHERE IN PAKISTAN, MORE DETAILS)