Hungary Concerned About Lebanon Christians


By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

szijjarto-peter-121109BEIRUT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's foreign minister has urged the international community to support Lebanon's stability and protect Christians in the region amid concerns about rising sectarian tensions.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine foils Russian-backed terror plot

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KIEV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine’s security service says it has foiled a Russian-backed terrorist plot aimed at causing mass casualties in the capital Kiev. The alleged plot added to tensions between the West and Russia, which on Saturday threatened to retaliate for new sanctions and warned it would never give up the Crimean Peninsula it annexed from Ukraine.

China Suspends Trial Of Detained Pastor; Lawyers “Mistreated”


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

china_prayer_450x450BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in central China have suspended the trial of a prominent evangelical church leader, while lawyers investigating the jailing of Christians in an "illegal detention center" have been tortured, trial observers and rights activists said Thursday, April 17.

BREAKING NEWS: Pastor Among Hostages Held By Muslim Rebels In Philippines; 8 Killed


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

philippines460_794328cMANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife)-- About 200 Muslim rebels were holding a pastor and nearly 300 other people hostage on Monday, September 9, in the southern Philippines following fierce clashes with government forces that left at least eight people dead, officials and a Christian aid group said.

Nigeria Christians Concerned As Fighting Kills 185 (Update 2)

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeria-3ABUJA, 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.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Muslims Torch 100 Christian Homes; Dozens Injured (Update)

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By Xavier P. William, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Lahore, Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center

Pic1LAHORE, 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.

Somalia Militants Murder Christian Amid Doubts About Government


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

SOMALIAMOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- There were fresh fears Saturday, March 2, that Somalia's new government of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud would be unable to protect the tiny Christian minority after news emerged that suspected Islamic militants shot dead a Christian in the coastal city of Kismayo.