NEWS WATCH: Macedonia Mourns 14 Migrants Killed By Train


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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SKOPJE, MACEDONIA (BosNewsLife)-- The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is planning to bury 14 undocumented migrants from Africa and Asia who died Thursday after they were hit by an overnight passenger train. Investigations are ongoing into the latest deadly tragedy involving young people on the Balkan route to Western Europe.

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.

Eritrea’s Government Involved In Attacking Rights Activists Abroad, Group Claims


By BosNewsLife News Center

ASMARA/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have expressed concerns over the alleged international efforts by Eritrea's government to intimidate opponents of its policies, after an Italian human rights defender was seriously injured when Eritrean government supporters apparently threw rocks and bottles at her during a demonstration in Rome.

BREAKING NEWS: Scores Killed, Thousands Homeless In Italy Earthquake (News Watch)


By BosNewsLife News Center

_45640424_007139969-1ROME, ITALY (BosNewsLife)-- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi canceled a trip to Russia and declared a state of emergency after a powerful early morning earthquake in central Italy killed scores of people and left many people injured and tens of thousands of people homeless.

NEWS WATCH: Vatican In “Pain” After Italian Coma Woman Dies


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife at BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with reporting from Italy

womanROME/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Vatican and several Italian church leaders expressed their pain Tuesday, February 10, about the sudden death of a 38-year-old woman who ignited a fierce right-to-die debate that divided Italy.