NEWS WATCH: EU Refuses To Fund Hungary’s Anti-Migrant Fence


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The European Union's executive has made clear that it will not provide additional funds of hundreds of millions of euros to pay for controversial anti-migrant fences in Hungary. The European Commission's announcement came after Hungary's prime minister asked the EU to pay for half of the cost of the huge razor-wire barriers it built on its southern borders.

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.

Christian Refugees Face Obstacles Following Terror Attacks


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

torAsotthalom8PARIS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- With more than a hundred people killed in France's worst terror attacks since World War Two, thousands of Christian refugees from Syria and Iraq face an uncertain future, rights activists say.

Aid workers have expressed concern about a developing humanitarian crisis after most nations along Europe's refugee corridor abruptly shut their borders this month to those not coming from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq.

BREAKING NEWS: Ukraine President Agrees On Early Elections After Bloodshed


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

UkrainenowwKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich on Thursday, february 21, called for a national unity government and early presidential elections, after violence between anti-government protesters and police killed as many as 100 people.

NEWS WATCH: Lenin Statue Toppled At EU Rally In Kiev

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KIEVUPDATEKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- As many as half a million Ukrainians have participated in a pro-European Union rally in the capital Kyiv, where many toppled the statue of late Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and called for the president to step down. Sunday's rally was the biggest demonstration since the pro-freedom Orange Revolution in 2004.

NEWS WATCH: NATO Ministers Condemn Ukraine’s Force Against Protestors

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Anti-government protest in UkraineKYIV,UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have condemned the use of what they call "excessive force" against pro-European protesters in Ukraine, amid escalating tensions in the former Soviet nation. Speaking after talks of the NATO military alliance in Brussels, Belgium, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Ukraine's leadership to listen to what he called "the voices of its people".

NEWS WATCH: Thousands Protest Ukraine’s Suspension Of EU Deal

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KYIV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Ukrainians have demonstrated against a government decision to suspend preparations for a trade pact with the European Union. The protests come as the country also commemorates a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of people.