India Christians Mourn Many Killed In Crash


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in India, who are reportedly facing persecution in several areas of India, were in mourning this Easter after the recent death of at least 16 Christians in a major traffic accident in Meghalaya state in North East India. Over 50 were also injured when a truck carrying them overturned in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya on February 26.

BREAKING NEWS: 10 Killed In Church Bombings In Lahore, Pakistan (Update)

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
churchnowLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Bombings rocked two churches in a Christian area of Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, killing 10 people and injuring dozens, several reports and officials said. Islamic militants linked to Pakistan's Taliban group claimed responsibility for Sunday's blasts in the Youhanabad neighbourhood.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Militants Kill 'Blasphemy' Lawyer'; Christians Fear Attacks


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

rehmanISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists feared for their lives Thursday, May 8, after officials confirmed that gunmen posing as clients shot dead a prominent human rights lawyer defending a professor accused of blasphemy against Islam.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine President Accepts Resignation Government Amid Protests

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
parliamentKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovich has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his entire Cabinet, as anti-government protests spread across the country.

NEWS ALERT: Syria Militants Target Christian Schools


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

christiansnnowsyriaDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Syrian Christians and rights activists say Islamic militants have begun deploying rockets to target Christian sites, killing at least five young children this month alone. The announcement follows international concern about reports that rebel forces based on the outskirts of Damascus daily fire mortar shells at the capital, which is firmly under government control.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians Urge Prayers As Clashes Kill 278, Churches Destroyed (Update)


By BosNewsLige Middle East Service

egypttanksCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian Christians appealed for prayers Wednesday, August 14, as dozens of churches were attacked by furious Islamic mobs in response to a deadly government crackdown on protests in the capital Cairo that killed at least scores of people.

India Police Investigate Murder Of Seminary Rector K.J. Thomas


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

PRIESTKILLEDBANGALORE, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in India's southwestern city of Bangalore continued searching Thursday, April 4, for murder suspects after the priest and rector of a major Catholic seminary was found beaten to death.