MISSION WATCH: Christian Broadcaster Launches Gospel App For Refugees Fleeing War, Poverty


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeapp

BUDAPEST/BRATISLAVA (BosNewsLife)-- One of the world's largest Christian broadcasters has launched an application for smartphones and other mobile devices to reach millions of refugees in the Middle East or travelling from that troubled region to Europe. Trans World Radio (TWR) told BosNewsLife that its 'Refugee Bridge' app is designed "to meet the emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of displaced people by offering practical and Biblical content in the Arabic language."

NEW EUROPE: Clashes in Macedonia Overshadow EU Migrant Summit


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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SKOPJE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people are recovering from injuries after clashes between Macedonian security forces and refugees in the latest Balkan tensions that ave overshadowed a European Union summit with Turkey. The tensions are rising as several countries have closed their borders to refugees who are not from war torn countries such as Syria. Migrants fleeing war and poverty could be seen attacking police with stones. They are enraged by the sight of Macedonian soldiers erecting a fence along the border with Greece, and an accident that injured a young Moroccan man.

NEWS WATCH: NATO Pressured as 230,000 Flee Battles in Eastern Ukraine


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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The NATO military alliance has come under pressure to increase security as hundreds of thousands of people flee battles between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine.

MISSION WATCH: Dozens Die In Balkans Worst Flooding; Christian Workers Rush


By Stefan J. Bos with additional reporting by Laura Ieraci

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BELGRADE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis appealed for prayers for the victims of floods in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, while Christian aid workers rushed to the region, amid reports that as many as 40 people have drowned over the last three days.

BREAKING NEWS: Obama Calls Boston Blasts ‘Act Of Terror’; Prayers Urged


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BOSTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Amid calls for prayers, U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday, April 16, that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was investigating Monday's deadly bombings in Boston as an "act of terrorism", but cautioned it remained unknown who was behind the blasts.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine’s Prime Minister Resigns Amid Economic Crisis

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KIEV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine is facing political uncertainty after the sudden resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his Cabinet Monday. The president has asked the prime minister to stay on as interim leader as the country prepares for talks with international lenders on multi-billion-dollar financial assistance to help overcome its economic crisis.

BREAKING NEWS: Billy Graham Chaplains Rush As Super Storm Sandy Kills Dozens In US


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

NEW YORK, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Crisis-trained chaplains of the organization founded by famed evangelist Billy Graham rushed to devastated regions in the United States as the death toll of super storm Sandy climbed to at least 39.