BREAKING: Hunted Bangladesh Evangelist Urges Support For Jumma Minority

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian evangelist who is being hunted by Islamic militants in his native Bangladesh and elsewhere in Asia has urged the world not to forget non-Muslim minorities in the region including the indigenous Jumma who face a new wave of "murders" and "torture."

BREAKING NEWS: Christians Suffering In Earthquake Hit Nepal; Death Toll 4,000


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
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KATMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers were among those desperately searching for survivors who may be buried amid the rubble in the Nepalese capital of Katmandu, or trapped in remote mountain villages, as the death toll soared past 4,000 from Saturday's massive earthquake.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine's Crimea Votes To Join Russia Amid Tensions

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

VotingKYIV/CRIMEA (BosNewsLife)-- Some 95.5 percent of voters in Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula decided Sunday, March 16, to break away from Ukraine and join Russia in a controversial referendum that has raised concerns in the West, election officials said after half the ballots were counted. With thousands of Russian forces more or less looking over their shoulders, most voters in Crimea were expected to choose joining Russia in the referendum.

Egypt Christians Remain Missing After Kidnappings


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- At least seven Egyptian Christians, including minors,  remain missing in southern Egypt after they were reportedly abducted from troubled Minya province.
The abductions, thought to be carried out by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group, are among hundreds of similar cases in the last few years, right activists said.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Government Condemns Church Attack; Four Killed


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

egypt-200x0-199x3002CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt’s government and religious leaders have condemned an attack outside a Coptic church in Egypt's capital Cairo that killed four people, including an 8-year-old girl.

Egypt Detains Suspects After Bishop Survives Assassination Attempt


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

egypt-200x0-199x3002CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian security forces have detained several suspects in the village where a key Coptic bishop survived an assassination attempt, BosNewsLife learned Thursday, October 3. he raid in al-Serw village in Minya province came shortly after gunmen attacked the entourage of Bishop Anba Makarios on Monday, September 30, Christians said.

Afghanistan Debates Execution Christian Converts


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

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian minority faced more danger Monday, September 23, after a key legislator suggested that those who convert from Islam to Christianity "are to be executed," Catholics familiar with the situation said.