WORLD WATCH: Tensions Over Russia-US Nuclear Arms Treaty

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russia and the West appear to be moving closer to a confrontation after Moscow challenged United States compliance with a key arms control treaty. The standoff came while U.S. ally Lithuania accused Russia of deploying nuclear-capable ballistic missiles to the nearby Kaliningrad enclave on the Baltic.

NEWS WATCH: NATO Preparing Contingency Plans After Russian Invasion

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Mark Rutte and Barack ObamaTHE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- American President Barack Obama says the NATO military alliance is preparing contingency plans amid regional concerns that Russia will invade other countries after its takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. Speaking at the end of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, he also warned the United States and European Union are working on tougher sanctions against Moscow.

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.

Christian Maya Don’t Believe End Of World Predictions

By BosNewsLife News Center

MEXICO CITY/MOSCOW (BosNewsLife)-- Christian Maya looked on in wonder Friday, December 21, at the invasion of foreign tourists to ancient cities in southern Mexico and Central America where they expected the world to end based on ancient Maya predictions.

BREAKING NEWS: Japan Christians Search For Missing Amid Nuclear Crisis

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

TOKYO, JAPAN (BosNewsLife)-- Churches in areas impacted by Japan's worst earthquake on record and tsunami have reportedly lost pastors and Christians were still searching for other believers unaccounted for Friday, March 18, while Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan warned that a major nuclear crisis may further complicate rescue operations.

NEWS WATCH: Iran ‘Starts’ Bushehr Nuclear Plant

By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Chief Middle East Correspondent

emergency-plan-for-gulf-countriesJERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife) -- In a move raising eyebrows from Jerusalem to Washington, Russian and Iranian officials began a test run of Iran’s first Nuclear plant, BosNewsLife established Thursday, February 26.