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 Christians Shocked As Militants Kill 145 Students, Teachers


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PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were among those grieving as officials confirmed that Taliban militants stormed an army-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar killing at least 145 people, most of them children.

NEWS ALERT: Finnish Christian Workers Killed In Afghanistan (Update)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock Friday,  July 25, after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed. The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest in a series of attacks targeting Westerners, including Christian believers.

Christians Mourn Victims Kenya, Pakistan Amid Global Crackdown on Christianity


By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar

runningNAIROBI/PESHAWAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Africa and Asia tried to come to terms Friday, September 27, with the aftermath of attacks by Islamic militants that left at least some 150 people dead and hundreds injured, amid global concerns that devoted Christians are increasingly singled out by terrorists.

Pakistan Prays For Shot Girl Malala (BosNewsLife Focus)


By Xavier P. William, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians across Pakistan are praying for a 14-year girl, who was shot by Taliban militants for advocating education for girls, amid hopeful signs she is recovering in a British hospital.

Pakistan Medics Remove Bullet From Girl Activist After Taliban Attack


By BosNewsLife Asia Service


ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani doctors on Wednesday, October 10, successfully removed a bullet from the neck of a 14-year-old girl who shot in assassination attempt by the Taliban for speaking out against the militant group and her advocacy on behalf of girls and women.

NEWS ALERT: Afghan Man Beheaded For Faith In Christ


By Marshall Ramsey II, BosNewsLife International Correspondent with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

HERAT PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants in Afghanistan have beheaded what is believed to be a Christian convert and warned other Afghani Christians of "dire consequences" for leaving Islam, after American forces withdraw from Afghanistan, BosNewsLife learned Sunday, July 3.