NEWS WATCH: Vatican In “Pain” After Italian Coma Woman Dies

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife at BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with reporting from Italy womanROME/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Vatican and several Italian church leaders expressed their pain Tuesday, February 10, about the sudden death of a 38-year-old woman who ignited a fierce right-to-die debate that divided Italy.

NEWS WATCH: Poland Confirms Execution In Pakistan Of Engineer

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife News Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos reporting from BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest pakistan_190ISLAMABAD/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland confirmed Monday, February 9, the authenticity of video footage showing the beheading in Pakistan of a Polish engineer abducted over four months ago by Islamic militants linked to the groups Taliban and possibly Al-Qaeda.

NEWS WATCH: Somalia Pirates Release Ukrainian Ship

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Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife at BosNewsLife News Center ap_ukraine_faina_ransom210_BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine says a cargo ship laden with weapons, which was held by pirates off the coast of Somalia since September, has been freed, BosNewsLife monitored Friday, February 6.

Hungary Detains Britain’s Most Wanted Tax Offender

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Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest hunterBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- One of Britain's most wanted men has been detained in the Hungarian capital Budapest on suspicion of massive tax fraud, police told BosNewsLife Friday, February 6.

NEWS WATCH: Abortions To Fight Global Warming, British Adviser

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BosNewsLife News Center images1LONDON, UK (BosNewsLife) -- Britain's government adviser on the environment says abortions should be part of a policy against global warming and that couples who have more than two children are being "irresponsible."

British Nurse Suspended For Offering Prayers For Patient

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Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife nurseLONDON, UK (BosNewsLife)-- A major British health trust on Tuesday, February 3, defended its decision to suspend a nurse for offering to pray for an elderly patient.

BREAKING NEWS: Increased Persecution Of Former Muslims, Report Shows

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By Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with BosNewsLife's Johan Th. Bos reporting from the Netherlands imagesBUDAPEST/ERMELO (BosNewsLife)-- The "persecution of Christians with a Muslim background" has "drastically" increased around the world, according to a report released Tuesday, February 3, by a leading Christian advocacy group.

Russian Orthodox Church Enthrones New Leader

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife, reporting from Budapest patriMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Russian Orthodox Church enthroned Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad Sunday, February 1, the 16th patriarch of at least an estimated 75 million followers, amid pressures to overcome internal divisions and to reach out to non-Orthodox believers.

NEWS WATCH: Europe Concerned Over Dependency On Russian Gas

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Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest

nabucco-gas-pepeline-project-gas-supply-sourcesBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Amid a major global financial crisis, Eastern European governments were anxiously awaiting Thursday, January 29, if and when European Union funding will come for the Nabucco pipeline, in hopes of making Europe less dependent on Russian natural gas.

Egypt Christian Convert Receives Death Threats From Judge

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By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent Eric Leijenaar coptbeatenCAIRO/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- A Netherlands based advocacy group expressed concern Thursday, January 29, over a young Christian convert in Egypt after a judge allegedly threatened to kill her for abandoning Islam and trying to flee Egypt because of harassment by family and police.