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BREAKING NEWS: Italy Welcomes Sudan Christian Woman Freed From Death Row

July 24, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
yeahKHARTOUM/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese mother who was spared a death sentence for refusing to renounce Christianity has been flown to Italy after more than a month in the US embassy in Khartoum, Italian officials confirmed Thursday, July 24.

Ukraine Churches “Weeping, Praying” After Plane Crash Disaster

July 21, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Churches across Ukraine are praying for an end to the bloodshed in their country, after a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down by a missile, killing all 298 passengers on board, Christian missionaries told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Christians Mourn 150 Killed By Militants, Including Pastor

July 20, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas in Nigeria and Stefan J. Bos
nigeria_christians1NAIROBI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Nigeria are mourning an evangelical pastor and at least some 150 other people killed by militants who want to establish an Islamic state.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Rebels Heard Shooting Down Malaysia Plane; 298 Killed’

July 18, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine has released what it says are intercepted phone calls in which pro-Russian separatists admit to shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, killing all 298 people on board. The Boeing 777 went down in eastern Ukraine while on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Most of the victims, 293 according to Dutch officials, came from the Netherlands.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels “Shot Down” Malaysian Plane; 298 Killed (Breaking)

July 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

PHOTOKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's government has accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian passenger airplane in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, many of them children and Dutch tourists.

NEWS ALERT: Nuns, Orphans, Released In Iraq

July 16, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

041116_iraq_christians_hmed_8a_hmedium1BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Friends expressed relief Wednesday, July 16, after five Christians, including two nuns and three orphans, were released in Iraq by Islamic militants, but concern remained about the future of Iraq's dwindling Christian community.

Swedish, Polish Christian Medics Fired For Refusing Abortions

July 15, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ellinor-grimmarkSTOCKHOLM/WARSAW (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian nurse is taking legal action against the Swedish government after she was fired for refusing to perform abortions. A doctor in Poland, who was dismissed on similar grounds, is considering an appeal.

NEWS WATCH: Romanian Commander On Trial For Communist-era Crimes

July 14, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

felelossegre-vontBUCHAREST, ROMANIA (BosNewsLife)-- For the first time since communism collapsed in Romania 25 years ago, a former prison commander went on trial Monday, July 14, for crimes against humanity because of his alleged involvement in persecuting opponents of the previously regime. The proceedings follow the death of a close ally of late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who persecuted thousands including devoted Christians.

Militants Threaten To Kill More Christians In Kenya After Bloodshed

July 10, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

kenyaNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians were killed near Kenya's violence-plagued coast and leaflets were distributed by suspected Islamic militants Wednesday, July 9, threatening to kill more Christians, residents said.

China Releases Jailed Christians; Pastor Detained

July 9, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service
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BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Two more Christians detainees from 'Nanle County Christian Church' (NCCC) in China's central Henan province have been released, just days after Pastor Zhang Shaojie was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, representatives confirmed Wednesday, July 9.
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