By BosNewsLife News Center ANKARA, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- A Turkish court has rejected an appeal for American pastor Andrew Craig Brunson to be released from house arrest while being tried on terrorism charges. The announcement came shortly after President Tayyip Erdogan warned that Turkey would “go its own way” if U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sanctions over Ankara's refusal to free the pastor.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ANKARA, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Friends and family members are praying for an American pastor who remains behind bars in Turkey on controversial terror and espionage charges after a Turkish court again denied a request for his release.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Participants at a Hungarian government-sponsored conference on the future of Europe were told to stop recording and streaming online, moments before U.S. President Donald Trump's ex-advisor Stephen K. Bannon was about to speak.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Czech Republic has welcomed home the human remains of Cardinal Josef Beran, seen as a symbol of defiance of the former Communist government which forced him into exile in the Vatican. The cardinal, who died 49 years ago, always wanted to be buried in his homeland.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The government of Hungary's family-values-preaching Prime Minister Viktor Orbán allows a leading American porn producer to operate in the country openly, allegedly in exchange for millions of dollars and other favors ahead of upcoming elections.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent VIENNA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Some 100 mostly Christian Iranians stranded in Austria face imminent deportation back to Iran where they could face detention, torture, and even death after the United States rejected their asylum applications, rights activists told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 1.
By Philippa Hitchen reporting from Vatican City VATICAN CITY/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- Rome's most famous landmark, the Colosseum, will be lit up in red on Saturday, February 24, as a sign of solidarity with all those facing persecution for their faith. They include a Pakistani mother of five on death row who is expected to be released soon amid international pressure, family and organizers said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeBy Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)— The son of late evangelist Billy Graham says the death of his father on Wednesday at age 99 is not the end but the beginning of a new era in evangelism. In a letter obtained by BosNewsLife, Franklin Graham acknowledges that “Many have said that his death ends an era.”
By BosNewsLife Europe Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos LONDON, BRITAIN (BosNewsLife)-- A former prison chaplain who was allegedly fired after 20 years of service for his Christian faith claims inmates in a British prison are forced to convert to Islam.