Vietnam 'Government Assailants' Attack Christian Center, Several Detained

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

HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists say violence against a Christian center and the detention of several believers in southeast Vietnam is the latest in a series of attacks targeting devoted Christians and unregistered churches in the Communist-run nation

Nigeria Christians Mourn Hundreds Killed By Islamic Militants, Many Kidnapped

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeriachristiansABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in volatile Nigeria were mourning their dead Good Friday, April 18, ahead of Easter, after Islamic militants killed more than 200 people and kidnapped hundreds others in the region, including two priests and a nun.

BREAKING NEWS: 100 Killed In Ukraine; Church Cancels Prayers For Government

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

clashKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The influential Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyiv Patriarchate) says it has removed prayers for the government from its liturgy, after as many as 100 people died when a truce broke down between security forces and anti-government protesters.Thursday's clashes came while European Union ministers attempted to talk with the embattled president Viktor Yanukovich.

India Christians Appeal Lifetime Sentence For 'Murder' Hindu Leader

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

p6_india-religious-violence1 (1)BHUBANESWAR/NEW DELHI (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Indian Christians were preparing Friday, October 18, to appeal lifetime sentences handed down for the murder of a prominent Hindu leader, which sparked India's deadliest anti-Christian riots on record

Nigeria Christians Mourn Victims Of New Attacks

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Scores of Christian families in Nigeria have marked the country's 53 years of independence with little to celebrate as they mourned those who died in a new wave of Islamic attacks that killed more than 120 people in recent days.

BREAKING NEWS: Several Killed In Terror Attack On Washington Navy Yard (BNL Terror Alert).

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Gunmen opened fire in the Washington DC Navy Yard killing as many as 13 people and injuring 10 others in what appeared a terror attack, just days after the nation remembered the victims of the September 11 acts of terrorism.
Security forces in America's capital were still searching for at least one gunman.