Philippines Concerns Over Christian Hostages As Fighting Intensifies

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by Correspondent Alastair Wanklyn

philippinesZAMBOANGA CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of residents, including many Christians, remained trapped or were held hostage as fighting intensified in the Southern Philippines Saturday, September 14, between government forces and Muslim separatists in suburbs of Zamboanga city.

NEWS WATCH: Opposition Doubts Moscow Mayor’s Outright Victory

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navalnyMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions are rising in Moscow after an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed a narrow victory in Sunday's mayoral race, while a leading opposition candidate demanded a second election round for the Russian capital's top job.

NEWS WATCH: Russia’s 70th Anniversary of Battle of Stalingrad Sparks Debate

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The-Battle-of-Stalingrad-01VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA (BosNewsLife)-- For one day the southern Russian city of Volgograd was called Stalingrad, again, as Russia remembered the bloodiest battle in human history. Survivors were among those commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad, which ended here exactly 70 years ago.

NEWS ALERT: Donna Summer ‘Home With Lord’ At Age 63 (BosNewsLife Special)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

NEW YORK, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Donna Summer has arrived where she wanted to be most: at home with the Lord. At least that's what later songs reveal of the American superstar and married mother of three children who passed away at age 63 after losing her battle with cancer.