World Recalls 30th Anniversary Of Fall of Berlin Wall

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Listen to this BosNewsLife report via Vatican News By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Germany and its allies marked the 30th...

BREAKING NEWS: Belarus Orders Evangelical Church To Evict Building; Pastor Hospitalized

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent at BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BuildingMINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in Belarus have ordered the country's largest evangelical congregation to evict its building in Minsk and there are concerns over the health of its pastor, the church confirmed Friday, June 14.

NEWS WATCH: Belarus Denies Torture Of Political Prisoners

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife MINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Belarus has denied allegations of large-scale torture in a secret service jail for political prisoners. The statement comes after a just-released former presidential candidate and a leading activist spoke to reporters about the alleged mistreatment of inmates.

U.S. President Calls Climate Activists Doom Prophets in Davos

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BosNewsLife WORLD WATCH Listen to this shorter BosNewsLife News story via Vatican Radio:   By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (BosNewsLife)--...

Germany’s Merkel Blames Racism For Mass Killings

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican News: BosNewsLife WORLD WATCH By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Hanau and Berlin HANAU/BERLIN/BUDAPEST...

Czech Republic Unveils Bust To Executed Priest

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Listen to the shorter BosNewsLife News version via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos drbolaBABICE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A bust has been unveiled in the Czech Republic to Catholic priest Václav Drbola, who was executed by the previous Communist regime. The ceremony comes amid efforts by the Catholic Church to overcome the recent wounds of history.

NEWS WATCH: Bulgaria Marches Against Poverty, Corruption

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News story via Vatican Radio RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BulgariademonstrationsSOFIA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Tens of thousands of people have protested across Bulgaria against poverty and corruption. The latest demonstrations came despite the resignation of the government and promises of early elections.

HUNGARY WATCH: Dutch Remember Late ‘Triple-A’ Diplomat Milders As ‘Cyclist Against Extremism’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's Dutch community on Friday remembered the Netherlands ambassador to Hungary, Robert Milders, who passed away last month in his sleep at the age of 64. Milders was known to have bravely expressed concern about rising antisemitism and extremism towards the gypsy, or Roma, minority in Hungary following his arrival in May, 2009, BosNewsLife learned.

‘Saint Nicholas’ Bones In Russia After 1,000 years

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- For the first time in nearly 1,000 years bone fragments of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, have been moved from an Italian church to Russia where huge crowds of Orthodox faithful were expected to visit the relics. The historic move follows talks between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill.

NEWS WATCH: Serbia’s Parliament Apologizes For Srebrenica Massacre

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/BELGRADE (BosNewsLife)-- Serbia's parliament has apologized for the massacre of 8,000 Muslims by Bosnian-Serb forces in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica in 1995. But, the declaration does not directly call the crime "genocide", as survivors had demanded.