NEW EUROPE: Refugees Rushing To Reach Hungary Ahead Of Fence


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungarian-Serbian border area
torAsotthalom8ÁSOTTHALOM, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Macedonia has seen fighting among migrants at a train station as they rush to reach Serbia and from there Hungary, a European Union member state. Refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other nations are racing to reach Hungary before it finishes building a fence to keep them out.

NEW EUROPE: Serbian Prime Minister Chased From Srebrenica Massacre Memorial

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Bosnia Srebrenica AnniversarySREBRENICA, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (BosNewsLife)-- An angry crowd on Saturday chased Serbia’s Prime Minister from a ceremony in Bosnia-Herzegovina marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in which thousands of Muslims were killed by Serbian forces, amid outrage over Serbia's role in the conflict.

Concerns Over Kidnapped Polish Priest In Central African Republic


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

imagespriestBANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have expressed concern over the ongoing kidnappings of clergy in Central African Republic (CAR) after a Polish Catholic missionary was abducted in Baboua, some 550 kilometers (342 miles) north-west of the capital Bangui.

NEWS ALERT: Syria’s Anxious Christians Urge Prayers For Troubled Peace Talks


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Leaders of Syria's embattled Christian minority urged prayers Monday, January 20, as prospects for a peace conference in Geneva were thrown into doubt after the opposition threatened to withdraw from the planned talks. The Syrian Opposition Coalition, which had only voted to attend the day before, said it was suspending its decision because the United Nations unexpectedly invited Iran to the January 22 conference, also known as 'Geneva II'.

Christmas Dinner For Christian Refugee Children From Syria, Iraq


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service
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AMMAN, JORDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Preparations were underway in Jordan's capital Amman for "the first ever Christmas meal for Christian refugee children from Iraq and Syria" who have been "mostly ignored by Islamic charities," organizers said.

NEWS ALERT: Syria Militants Target Christian Schools


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

christiansnnowsyriaDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Syrian Christians and rights activists say Islamic militants have begun deploying rockets to target Christian sites, killing at least five young children this month alone. The announcement follows international concern about reports that rebel forces based on the outskirts of Damascus daily fire mortar shells at the capital, which is firmly under government control.

Kosovo’s Serb Christians Face “Rising Attacks” Against Orthodox Sites

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KOSOVOCHURCHBELGRADE/PRISTINA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Serbian Orthodox Christians in Kosovo struggle with a "sharp rise" in threats and vandalism against their churches and other religious sites, human rights investigators told BosNewsLife Tuesday, January 22.