Churches Mourn Victims German Plane Crash

By BosNewsLife News Center

LubitzBERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Churches have offered support for family members and relatives of the 150 people who died when a Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed March 24 in the foothills near Digne-les-Bains, in the Alpes de Haute Provence in southeastern France.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Launches New Ceasefire; Peace Talks Uncertain

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Bos NewsLife


KIEV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- A ceasefire called by President Petro Poroshenko has begun in eastern Ukraine as part of efforts to revive a much-violated truce with pro-Russian separatists, but it remained unclear whether a peace meeting would go ahead as planned on Tuesday.

NEWS WATCH: Russia Responds to NATO Action With Force

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

AFP3443296_Articolo (1)KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Russia says it is carrying out massive new military exercises close to the border with Ukraine in response to what Moscow views as "provocative actions" by the NATO military alliance in neighbouring states.

NEWS WATCH: International Investigators Reach Crash Site In Ukraine Amid Battles

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

EPA1451528_ArticoloKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- An international team of investigators has for the first time reached the area where a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane crashed, after it was shot down.

Ukraine Churches “Weeping, Praying” After Plane Crash Disaster

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Churches across Ukraine are praying for an end to the bloodshed in their country, after a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down by a missile, killing all 298 passengers on board, Christian missionaries told BosNewsLife.

NEWS WATCH: Pro-Russia Rebels Shoot Down Ukraine Army Plane; Dozens Killed

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

vatiphotoKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukrainian officials say dozens of people have died after pro-Russian forces shot down a military aircraft in the east, amid heavy fighting and U.S. concerns over Russian tanks entering the country. 

NEWS WATCH: US Host Families Mourn Loss China Christian Students In Plane Crash

By BosNewsLife North American and Asian Services with local news reportingcrash

BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (BosNewsLife)-- Mourning families from a major evangelical church in the San Fernando Valley of southern California were worshiping Sunday, July 14, without three Christian Chinese students they had been expecting.