By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar NAIROBI/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.
By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan PAKPATTAN, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Muslim lawyer has apologized for thousands of anti-Christian leaflets distributed in Pakistan at a reconciliation meeting with Christian leaders who said they forgave him because they are followers of "the Prince of Peace," according to delegates attending the gathering.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD/STRASBOURG (BosNewsLife)-- The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, November 26, urged Pakistan to withdraw blasphemy laws after a Christian mother of five lost her appeal against the death penalty
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN ((BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians in Pakistan's Punjab province were recovering from their injuries Sunday, March 18, after being attacked by an angry mob while building a church wall around an evangelical congregation, Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities are investigating Pakistan Air Force (PAF) police for allegedly torturing a Christian family, including a teenager, who doctors say may remain crippled for the rest of her life, BosNewsLife established Friday, April 30.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- As Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to power Wednesday, June 5, dozens of suspected Muslim militants were to learn whether their release on bail would be overturned, a Christian lawyer involved in the cases told BosNewsLife.
By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan BHAWALPUR, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani Christian army officer was in jail Monday, September 7. after a military court sentenced him to life imprisonment for allegedly murdering his wife, despite claims from his family that he is innocent.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife correspondents in Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center LAHORE/STOCKHOLM (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Swedish missionary who was shot by a gunman while doing Christian work in Pakistan has died from her wounds, her Swedish church confirmed Thursday, December 13.
Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan SANGLA HILL, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A 13-year old impoverished Christian girl in Pakistan's Punjab province was recovering Thursday, February 19, after she was gang raped at gun point by five Islamic extremists, her family told BosNewsLife.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The elder brother of an assassinated Christian government minister has fled Pakistan and arrived in Italy after death threats from Islamic militants, a well-informed official told BosNewsLife Sunday, February 9.