NEWS ALERT: Christians “Slaughtered” In Northeast Nigeria

By BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos with Paul Jongas reporting from Nigeria

565-Boko-Haram-insurgents (1)ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants attacked a predominantly Christian area in northeastern Nigeria on Sunday, November 3, "slaughtering" villagers, just days after they killed Christians elsewhere in the region, residents and pastors said. Local media quoted fleeing residents as saying suspected members of the Boko Haram group "slaughtered several people as they were heading to church" in Sabon Gari, on the border of Nigeria's Borno and Adamawa states.

BREAKING NEWS: Dozens Killed As Militants Attack Nigeria Churches

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
nigeria_christians1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people were killed in northeastern Nigeria when suspected Islamic militants sprayed gunfire at worshippers and torched four churches Sunday, June 29, near the town of Chibok, where more than 200 Christian schoolgirls were kidnapped in April, local residents and survivors said.

BREAKING NEWS: 120 Killed In anti-Christian Attacks In Kenya, Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003ABUJA/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Kenya and Nigeria were mourning Monday, June 16, the aftermath of two massive attacks by Islamic militants in which at least some 120 people died.

NEWS ALERT: Residents Flee Syria Christian Town After Militants Kill 80

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

syrianDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Aid workers remain concerned over dozens of mainly elderly Christians in north-west Syria, after Islamic militants overran a Christian town, killing some 80 people, and forcing thousands of local residents to flee.

Over 1,000 Christians Killed In Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by Paul Jongas from Nigeria

nigeria_christians11ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian Christians are mourning their dead after a weekend of violence and reports that at least a thousand believers were killed in Nigeria since 2012, making it the nation with the highest known Christian death toll.

BREAKING NEWS: Shot Swedish Missionary Dies After Pakistan Attack

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife correspondents in Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center

swedenLAHORE/STOCKHOLM (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Swedish missionary who was shot by a gunman while doing Christian work in Pakistan has died from her wounds, her Swedish church confirmed Thursday, December 13.

10 Killed As Muslim-Christian Clashes Rock Nigeria Town

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian authorities say the death toll of sectarian riots in central Nigeria has risen to 10, fueling concerns of a widening conflict involving Muslims and Christians in this African nation.