Churches Mourn Victims German Plane Crash


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LubitzBERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Churches have offered support for family members and relatives of the 150 people who died when a Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed March 24 in the foothills near Digne-les-Bains, in the Alpes de Haute Provence in southeastern France.

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.

Hungary Signs Holocaust Compensation Deal Amid Controversy


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifehungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's center-right government said Saturday, July 6, it had reached a multimillion dollar deal with a US-based Holocaust restitution organization on compensation for Hungarian survivors living abroad, prompting some angry reactions from former Nazi death camp inmates.

Hungary’s Constitution Change Triggers EU Outcry

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

constitutionnowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's government allies have passed controversial changes to the constitution, despite warnings they threaten religious freedom and other democratic values introduced after the collapse of Communism. Monday's vote triggered angry reactions from the European Union and Hungarian activists.

Holocaust Memorial Day Overshadowed By anti-Semitism

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europeBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Europe remembered Sunday, January 27, the killings of six million Jews and others the Nazi's didn't like, amid concerns about rising anti-Semitism in Hungary and other countries.

BREAKING NEWS: Detained Uzbek Pastor Freed, Flown To Safety


By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

ALMATY/FRANKFURT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Protestant pastor who faced deportation from Kazakhstan to his native Uzbekistan and up to 15 years imprisonment for leading an unregistered house church has been flown to safety, his supporters confirmed late Wednesday, December 5.