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: Christian Broadcaster Boosting North Korea Programs Amid War Threat


By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

broadcasterPYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- Global Christian broadcaster Trans World Radio (TWR) said Thursday, April 11, that it is launching new programs aimed at North Korea to bring "a message of peace and hope" to "counter the swirling rumors of war" in the troubled region. TWR's announcement came after South Korea’s foreign minister warned that North Korea was expected to conduct a nuclear capable missile launch Thursday, April 11, a development that prompted that country and the U.S. to increase their military alerts levels.

NEWS WATCH: North Korea Starts Nuclear Sites With Christians Trapped In Prison Camps

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center
kimPYONGYANG/MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's autocratic leader has announced the restart of all nuclear facilities for both military use and electricity, adding to concerns about hundreds of thousands of inmates, including many Christians, who remain trapped in prison camps.

NEWS WATCH: Hungarian Prime Minister Ends Hunger Strike For Voters Rights

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

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The former prime minister of Hungary, Ferenc Gyurcsány, has ended a week-long hunger strike that he said was aimed at ensuring free and fair elections. Gyurscany has expressed concerns over plans by the government to overhaul the election system in the young democracy of this European Union nation.

NEWS ALERT: Dutch Missionary Freed In Congo


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KINSHASA/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Congolese police have released detained Dutch missionary Bram Krol after pressure from the Netherlands, friends and colleagues confirmed Friday, August 19.