NEWS WATCH: Germany’s Merkel Bloc Wins Ballot But Rocky Road Ahead

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio:RealAudioMP3  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife Angela-MerkelBERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives won Sunday's parliamentary elections in Germany, but fell short of a historic absolute majority. Despite their strongest performance in a German national ballot for more than two decades, Merkel will face a tough challenge to form the next coalition, which could include political archrivals.

NEWS WATCH: Germany To Prosecute 30 Auschwitz Guards

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio:RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife campBERLIN/WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Prosecutors in Germany have called for dozens of former Nazi guards to be tried for facilitating mass murder at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland during World War Two.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Mourns Late Prime Minister Gyula Horn

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos download BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarians on Friday, June 21, were mourning former Hungarian Socialist Prime Minister Gyula Horn, known for his role in the collapse of Communism in Europe and the reunification of Germany, who died in hospital at age 80 following a long illness. 

NEWS WATCH: Thousands Flee Deadly Central Europe Flooding (Update)

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Listen to this morning BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio RealAudioMP3  And the updated evening BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio click here: floodingexteavati By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife central-europe-floods-evacuate.siPRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people have been evacuated in Central and Eastern Europe where flooding and heavy rainfall has left at least a dozen people dead or missing. Rescue workers and soldiers desperately tried to protect millions of people in especially Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, but the raging water still managed to inundate areas across the region.

NEWS WATCH: Russia’s 70th Anniversary of Battle of Stalingrad Sparks Debate

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Listen here to the BosNewsLife News report BosNewsLifeStalingrad  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondenty BosNewsLife The-Battle-of-Stalingrad-01VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA (BosNewsLife)-- For one day the southern Russian city of Volgograd was called Stalingrad, again, as Russia remembered the bloodiest battle in human history. Survivors were among those commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad, which ended here exactly 70 years ago.

Canada Priest Fired, Losing Home, After Reporting Sex Abuse (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

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(WARNING:The report contains a short described explicit scene. Reader discretion advised) By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife victoriamatthewsEDMONTON, CANADA (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Anglican priest says he will lose his house after being fired by bishops and other authorities for revealing sexual abuse within Canada's Anglican Church and the prison system.

Bishops Condemn Fatwa To Destroy Middle East Churches

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By BosNewsLife News Center
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Christian bishops in Austria, Germany and Russia have condemned Saudi Arabia's top religious official after reports that he issued a fatwa, or decree, saying all churches on the Arabian Peninsula should be destroyed.

Million Children Victims Of Christian Persecution

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By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent WETZLAR, GERMANY (BosNewsLife)-- Over a million Children are victims of Christian persecution around the world, according to new figures obtained by BosNewsLife Monday, May 16.  

Germany Jails Christian Parents Over Sex Education Row

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By BosNewsLife News Center BERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father spent another day in a German prison Saturday, March 26, after refusing to pay a fine for not allowing his children to attend government-run "sexual education" classes, his lawyers said.

NEWS WATCH: Germany Stampede Kills 19 At ‘Love Parade’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DUISBURG/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Officials in western Germany say at least 19 people have been killed and 80 injured in a stampede at the famed Love Parade techno music festival in the German city of Duisburg. The annual event is meant to celebrate music, love and peace.