BREAKING NEWS: China Detains Prominent Pastor, Sisters After Party Meeting (UPDATE)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

zhangpastorBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces have detained a key pastor and his two sisters while "beating up" church members demanding their release in a new crackdown on devoted believers, Chinese Christians told BosNewsLife early Sunday, November 17.

NEWS WATCH: Kyrgyzstan Imposes State of Emergency After Gold Mine Riots

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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BARSKOON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The government of Kyrgyzstan has imposed a state of emergency on a northern district to  protect one of the world's highest goldmines from protesters after clashes with police injured dozens of people.

India Hindu Militants Crackdown On Evangelical Meetings; Pastors Detained


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

hindunowCHHATTISGARH, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in India's central state of Chhattisgarh urged the government on Sunday, March 3, to provide protection to churches after Hindu militants broke up evangelical meetings and local police detained four pastors.

Nigeria Offers $1.8 Million Dollar For Militants After Killing of Christians (Update)

(ADDS DENIAL ABOUT REPORTED MASSACRE, CHANGES HEADLINE AND LEAD)

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's army said Saturday, November 24, that it offers $1.8 million for information leading to the capture of 19 leading members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, amid fresh reports of deadly attacks against Christians and other people.

NEWS WATCH: Ex-Communist Nations Urge Obama Not To Forget

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

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Ex-communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe are closely watching how the re-election of U.S. President Barack Obama will impact them amid concern that American foreign policy has shifted away from the region.

BREAKING NEWS: Kazakhstan Lawmakers Adopt “Repressive” Religion Law


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST/ASTANA (BosNewsLife)-- Lawmakers in Kazakhstan have voted for controversial legislation that Christians and rights activists say will further limit religious freedom in the mainly Muslim Central Asian state.