>Said Musa outside Afghanistan >Christian convert Shoib Assadullah remains jailed >Dutch government lobbied for release By BosNewsLife News Center KABUL/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan man who faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity has been released, a well-informed Christian aid and advocacy group confirmed Thursday, February 24.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- A visit to Egypt by the Dutch parliament's foreign affairs committee has been canceled because lawmaker Raymond de Roon from anti-Islam Freedom Party (PVV) was refused a visa after accusing Cairo of "the ethnic cleansing" of minority Christians.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife BRUSSELS/TEHRAN (BosNewsLife) -– A Christian member of the European Parliament urged the European Union's executive body, the European Commission, on Wednesday, December 1, to prevent the death sentence of Iranian house church leader Yousef Nadarkhani.
By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewslife Senior Special Corresondent reporting from the Netherlands
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A wellknown American scholar who converted from Islam to Christianity has interupted his tour in the Netherlands because of death threats, an organiser said Wednesday, April 22.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Amsterdam, Netherlands AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The Dutch coalition government has collapsed amid a political row over whether to extend the country's military mission in Afghanistan. Christian Democratic Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende was due to submit his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix later Saturday, leaving the future of its 1,600 soldiers stationed there uncertain.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Amsterdam AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife) -- A Turkish Airlines passenger plane with 135 people aboard crashed into a field in light fog while trying to land at Amsterdam's main airport Wednesday, February 25, killing nine people and injuring more than 50, an area official said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- European legislators have visited Pakistan amid concerns that Christian Asia Bibi, a married mother of five, may become the first woman to be executed by the State on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam.'
By BosNewsLife News Center THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands announced Monday she is abdicating in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.