Islamic Militants Kidnap 100 Eritrean Christians In Libya, Sudan


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

eritrea_wire1ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have abducted some 100 Eritrean Christians, including women and children, in two separate kidnappings in Libya and Sudan, well-informed activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.

Former Auschwitz Camp Attracts Record Number Of Visitors


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Slice_01WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A record number of more than 1.5 million people have visited the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland last year, officials say. The announcement comes ahead of commemorations marking the liberation of what became a symbol of the Holocaust.

NEWS ALERT: Concerns Over Detention Australian Missionary In North Korea


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

missionarySEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- Concerns were mounting Wednesday, February 26, over the whereabouts of an elderly Australian Christian missionary, more than a week after he was detained in North Korea. John Short, 75, was arrested in the capital Pyongyang last Sunday, February 16, while openly expressing his Christian faith during on what was his second mission trip to the isolated Communist-run nation, his wife told media.

NEWS WATCH: Germany To Prosecute 30 Auschwitz Guards

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campBERLIN/WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Prosecutors in Germany have called for dozens of former Nazi guards to be tried for facilitating mass murder at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland during World War Two.

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


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.

Hungary Court Rejects Holocaust Survivor Libel Suit


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

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Budapest court has rejected a libel lawsuit of a Nazi-concentration camp survivor who claims Nobel Peace Prize winning author and human rights activist Elie Wiesel "lies" about his Holocaust past.

 

NEWS ALERT: Eritrea Evangelical Christian Dies In Prison Camp


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

eritrea_wire1ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- The situation of detained Christians in Eritrea has worsened, amid reports that a Christian man held in the country's notorious Wi'a Military Camp has died of meningitis, following an outbreak in the prison, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday September 22.