BREAKING NEWS: North Korea “Ordered” Abduction Christian Missionary


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifekimm

SEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's ruling regime ordered the abduction of a Christian missionary involved in contacts with the persecuted but thriving underground church in the Communist-run nation, an official and other Christians with close knowledge about the situation told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: Pastors Facing Possible Execution In Sudan Moved To High Security Prison


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

KOBERPRISONKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two South Sudanese pastors who could face the death penalty for what friends say are trumped-up charges have been moved to a high security prison, Christian supporters told BosNewsLife.

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.

NEWS WATCH: Opposition Doubts Moscow Mayor’s Outright Victory

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

navalnyMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions are rising in Moscow after an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed a narrow victory in Sunday's mayoral race, while a leading opposition candidate demanded a second election round for the Russian capital's top job.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Top Court Annuls Controversial Election Law

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

orbannowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's top court has thrown out a controversial electoral law that critics said favoured the ruling party, Fidesz. The Constitutional Court ruled against a requirement that voters register no later than 15 days before election day.

Iran Church Fears Detained Members Are Tortured

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An official of one of Iran's largest house church movements says recently detained church members are tortured and otherwise pressured to confess to crimes they did not commit.

Egypt Detains Hundreds Of Eritrean Christians, Others Kidnapped


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

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of mainly Christian refugees from Eritrea are jailed or or held by kidnappers in Egypt, where they face torture, beatings and sexual assault, according to Christian aid workers who contacted BosNewsLife.