Pro-Russian Rebels Give Presents To Enemy On Christmas Day


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

UkrainiansoldierdecoratesKIEV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Some pro-Russian rebels have used the Orthodox Christmas to reach-out to their enemy in eastern Ukraine. With Jesus saying in the Bible: "love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you," they gave Christmas presents to Ukrainian troops. It happened while they provided safe passage to some 50 Ukrainian soldiers.

BREAKING NEWS: Evangelicals Urge New Scotland After Voters Reject Independence (News Watch)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

staff-fred-drummondLONDON, BRITAIN (BosNewsLife)-- The Evangelical Alliance Scotland (EAS) urged the nation on Friday, September 19, to unite and build a new Scotland "with Christian values" after most voters rejected Scottish independence in a historic referendum.

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: New Clashes In Ukraine

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
Anti-government protest in Ukraine

KYIV/BUDAPEST (Vatican Radio)-- A tense calm has returned to the streets of Ukraine's capital Kyiv's following clashes between pro and anti-government demonstrators. It comes at a time when protesters are remembering those who died in more than two months of unrest.

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.

Philippines Concerns Over Christian Hostages As Fighting Intensifies

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by Correspondent Alastair Wanklyn

philippinesZAMBOANGA CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of residents, including many Christians, remained trapped or were held hostage as fighting intensified in the Southern Philippines Saturday, September 14, between government forces and Muslim separatists in suburbs of Zamboanga city.

NEWS WATCH: Czech President Facing Treason Charges Over Amnesty

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czechpresidentnowBUDAPEST/PRAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- There is a political crisis  in the Czech Republic where conservative President Vaclav Klaus facing high treason charges over his controversial decision to release thousands of prison inmates and others.