Persecution Christians Seen Rising In Islamic Nations

By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Africa and Asia JAKARTA/ABUJA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea leads a list of nations where "Christians face the most severe persecution", but "Muslim-majority" countries represent nine of the top 10 amid spreading Islamic extremism around the world, a major Christian watchdog said in comments obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, January 5.  

Nigeria Muslim Militants Kill Cleric, 11 Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeria_christians11 ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians and Muslims were grieving in northern Nigeria on Tuesday, February 4, after 11 Christians and a Muslim clerk along with his wife and child were murdered in separate attacks by Islamic militants.

Nigeria Women Protest Against Massacre Of Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service storye3a5df9929f19361fd83056d6de97461JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of women dressed in black have marched through the streets of the troubled Nigerian city of Jos "to mourn, pray and protest" against the killings of possible hundreds of people, most of them Christians, by suspected Muslim mobs.

NEWS ALERT: Bombs Rock Nigeria Christian Area; 25 Killed

By BosNewsLife Asia Service kanobusABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people have been killed in a series of explosions that rocked a bus station in the Christian neighborhood of Nigeria's northern city of Kano.

BREAKING NEWS: Kenya Church Attack Kills 1 Child, Injures 9

By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI/ABUJA (BosNewsLife)-- A grenade attack by suspected Islamist militants rocked an Anglican church in Kenya's capital Nairobi killing a nine-year-old boy and injuring several others, the church and police said Sunday, September 30.

Islamists Behead Nigeria’s Leading Pastor As Crisis Escalates

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by Linda Bordoni and Stefan J. Bos ABUJA/VATICAN CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram says it has...

Nigeria Kills Over Dozen Islamic Militants After Deadly Church Attacks

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Joseph DeCaro boko_haram ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria's restive north faced the prospect of more violence Friday, January, 4, as Islamic militants stepped up attacks that killed dozens of people, most of them Christians, since Christmas

19 Christians Killed In Nigerian Village

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nineteen Nigerian Christians are now known to have died in an attack by Fulani militants on the village...

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Islamic Fighters Kill Dozens Of Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service nigeriachristiansABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's troubled Christian community was plunged into mourning Wednesday, November 27, after the military confirmed that scores of Christians were killed in Nigeria's Plateau state by suspected Islamic gunmen.

BREAKING: Nigeria Islamists Kill Kidnapped Christian Student (Update)

(Adds info about memorial website, more details) By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have released a...