BREAKING NEWS: Islamists Kill 28 Christians In Kenya

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service manykilledNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Somalia-based Islamist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility Saturday, November 22, for killing 28 Christians traveling on a bus in northeast Kenya. The bus carrying 60 passengers was on its way to Nairobi, the capital, when it was ambushed in Mandera County early Saturday, according to militants and witnesses.

Christians In Kenya, Netherlands Mourn Murdered Missionary (UPDATE)

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By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
NAIROBI/GRONINGEN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Kenya and the Netherlands began mourning Dutch missionary Ebel Kremer, 36, who was shot and killed when armed robbers stormed a mission center near Nairobi, Kenya's capital.

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.

Evangelical Pastors Injured In Kenya Church Attack

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service AL-SHABAABNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewslife)-- Two evangelical pastors were among some 16 Christians recovering from serious injuries Thursday, June 13, after suspected Islamic militants on a motorbike threw an explosive device into their church compound in southeastern Kenya, police and church officials said.

Christians Mourn Victims Kenya, Pakistan Amid Global Crackdown on Christianity

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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.

Children Injured As Militants Attack Christians In Kenya

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christian children are recovering from injuries after suspected Muslim militants attacked them on the outskirts of Kenya's capital, Christians familiar with the case said.

NEWS ALERT: Murdered Dutch Missionary Buried In Netherlands; Ebel Kremer Mourned Worldwide

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
NAIROBI/GRONINGEN (BosNewsLife)-- A Dutch missionary who was murdered when armed robbers stormed a mission center in Kenya where he supported orphans, was buried Monday, March 7, in the Netherlands.

NEWS ALERT: Muslims Attack Churches, Christians, Killing Dozens In Niger, Kenya

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos FRANCE-ATTACKS-CHARLIE-HEBDO-MAGAZINE NAIROBI/NIAMEY (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens are dead after churches, Christian shops, and pastors' homes were attacked across Niger by angry Muslims protesting against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's second portrayal of the prophet Mohammed, while in Kenya police searched for a gunman who shot dead a Christian.

Kenya Evangelicals Mourn Murdered Pastors

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By BosNewsLife Africa Servicekenya-map
NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians are mourning the death of two pastors who were killed on Kenya's coast over the weekend amid concerns about growing pressure on devoted believers in the African nation, BosNewsLife learned.
 

Teachers Strike Amid Attacks Against Christians

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BosNewsLife Africa Service kenyaNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of teachers in northern Kenya bordering Somalia refused to return to work Tuesday, February 3, fearing attacks by Islamic militants who have killed dozens of non-Muslims, many of them Christians.