Islamic Militants Kill Christians In Coastal Kenya

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- New details have emerged about Islamic militants killing several Christians in coastal Kenya where shaken residents are still struggling with sorrow and security concerns.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Militants Kill 6 In Church Attack

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants attacked an evangelical church in northeast Nigeria during a worship service late Thursday, January 5, killing at least six people and injuring 10 others, BosNewsLife learned

Kenya Christians Ask Protection After Militants Kill Teacher

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Kenya have asked for protection after Islamic militants killed a Christian teacher in an elementary school and kidnapped two colleagues as part of a wider crackdown, BosNewsLife learned.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians In Fear As Dozens Are Killed

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service churchesburnedCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people were killed Friday, August 16, in clashes between security forces and protesters prompting more fear among minority Christians.

Nigeria Militants Kill 50; Christian Leaders Concerned

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service boko_haram ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian leaders in Nigeria expressed concerns Wednesday, August 14, over rising tensions after at least 50 civilians were killed and dozens more injured in a series of weekend attacks in north-eastern Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Egypt Returns “Christian” Identity Cards To Eager Twins

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By BosNewsLife News Center CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Potentially thousands of Christians in Egypt may receive permission to have their faith recognized in new identity cards, after a court ruled in favor of two teenagers seeking to be treated as "Christians" at school, trial observers said.

Three More Christians Die In Eritrea Prisons; Total Death Toll 21, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's By Joseph DeCaro ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- There was new concern Tuesday, November 22, about the plight of Christians in Eritrea amid reports that at least three believers died in recent weeks because of mistreatment in the African country's notorious prison camps.    

Christians Pray for Murders to Stop in South Africa

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By Tamas S. Kiss, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of South Africans are praying for "the healing" of their country amid ongoing massive murders of predominantly Christian farmers and others in the African nation. South Africa has been dubbed the "murder capital of the world," where at least 50 murders are said to take place daily, alongside uncountable cases of rapes, robberies, burglaries and vehicle hijackings. The new wave of farmer murders (predominantly of white South African ethnicity) has prompted the nation's Christian leaders, including KwaZulu-Natal farmer-evangelist Angus Buchan, to urge fellow South African farmers to "exercise extreme restraint."

BREAKING NEWS: Saudi Arabia Deports Detained Ethiopian Christians

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)-- Saudi Arabia has deported all 35 Ethiopian Christians who were detained last year for holding an all-night prayer vigil, rights activists involved in the case confirmed Friday, August 3.

BREAKING NEWS: Deadly Blasts Rock Nigerian Churches

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
MAIDUGURI/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in northern and central Nigeria tried to restore calm Saturday, December 25, after suspected Muslim militants targeted churches and other sites in Christmas Eve attacks that killed as many as 38 people, police and church leaders said.