By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- The recent murder of a Catholic priest at his church in northern France, by two young men claiming allegiance to Islamic State, brings starkly to Europe a morbid taste of the horrors that have terrorized the church in parts of the Middle East for the past several years.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife PARIS, FRANCE (BosNewsLife)-- Shouting "Allahu akbar" ("Allah is greatest") Islamist gunmen silenced those who dared to disagree, killing at least 12 people in an attack on the Paris headquarters of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.
By BosNewsLife News Center with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos PARIS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- With more than a hundred people killed in France's worst terror attacks since World War Two, thousands of Christian refugees from Syria and Iraq face an uncertain future, rights activists say. Aid workers have expressed concern about a developing humanitarian crisis after most nations along Europe's refugee corridor abruptly shut their borders this month to those not coming from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq.
WATCH LIVE COVERAGE HERE: http://news.yahoo.com/video/live-video-associated-press-191800766.html By BosNewsLife News Center PARIS, FRANCE (BosNewsLife)-- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was among leaders participating in Sunday's march to honor 17 victims of terrorism, which began with a massacre at a satirical weekly and continued with attacks on a Kosher supermarket, after he urged Jewish people to relocate.
By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center
By BosNewsLife News Center STRASBOURG/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- The European Court of Human Rights has refused to allow another appeal of three British Christian professionals who claimed they were dismissed for openly expressing their Christian faith, representatives told BosNewsLife Wednesday, May 29.
By BosNewsLife News Center BRUSSELS/PARIS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Over 200 Brussels-based journalists and supporters observed a minute of silence at the International Press Centre for those killed in the Charlie Hebdo paper shooting in Paris. At 11.00 am local time they remembered the dozen victims, most of them journalists who had dare to question Islamist extremism with controversial Propher Mohammed cartoons and texts.
By BosNewsLife Europe Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos STRASBOURG,FRANCE (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian Europarliamentarian has urged Ireland to use its European Union presidency to tackle the world's "growing persecution of Christians."
By BosNewsLife News Center BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A suspected French jihadist who spent time in Syria has been detained over his alleged involvement in the shooting deaths of three people at Brussels’ Jewish Museum, police said.
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