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‘China Removes Church Crosses In Crackdown’; 5 Injured

August 28, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces violently removed two more church crosses in China's eastern coastal province of Zhejiang, injuring five senior church members, as part of a wider crackdown in the region, rights activists say.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Russia Open For Peace Plan Amid New Fighting’

August 27, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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KIEV , UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- A town in eastern Ukraine has came under heavy shelling by pro-Russian seperatists,  a day after the Russian and Ukrainian leaders met in Belarus, to discuss the escalating crisis in east Ukraine.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Declare Islamic Caliphate After Killing 100 Christians

August 25, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
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ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of Nigeria's feared Boko Haram group says a northeastern town is now part of an Islamic caliphate after his militants killed more than 100 civilians there, most of them Christians.

Ukraine Christians Mourn Killed Church Workers Amid Crackdown

August 24, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in eastern Ukraine are mourning the death of four local church workers and a pastor who were killed in separate attacks by pro-Russian separatists as part of a wider crackdown on evangelicals in the war torn region, BosNewsLife learned.

Iran Pressures Detained Pastor To Confess Wrongdoing; Christian’s Family Under Pressure

August 23, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

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TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A detained Iranian pastor faces charges of "waging war against Allah" and is pressured to falsely confess that his evangelical church movement is involved in anti-government activities, Christian rights activists say.

BREAKING NEWS: Two American Missionaries Survive Ebola, Discharged From Hospital (Mission Watch)

August 21, 2014
By BosNewsLife News Center with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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MONROVIA/ATLANTA (BosNewsLife)-- Two American Christian missionaries were being discharged from a U.S. hospital Thursday, August 21, after being treated with an experimental drug for the potentially deadly Ebola virus, several sources said.

Health Scare Overshadows Release Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

August 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


Emaciated-Gao-ZhishengBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of Chinese Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has urged the American government to allow him into the United States to receive medical treatment after years of alleged prison mistreatment.

Missionaries: ‘Refugees In Iraq Turning To Christ Amid Islamic Attacks’

August 16, 2014

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

peoplefleeIRBIL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Native missionaries in Iraq say God is using them to spread hope and faith in Jesus Christ among thousands fleeing Islamic State militants, and many become Christians.

Hungary Urges EU, NATO To Protect Iraq Christians

August 13, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

iraq-christiansBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary has urged the European Union and the NATO military alliance to help protect the Christian community in Iraq as hundreds of thousands of believers are fleeing Islamic State militants.

North Korea Underground Christians “Omitted” From Church Summit

August 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

north-korea1PYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's "underground Christians" were "omitted" from a "historic" North-South church summit involving church leaders from South Korea and dozens of other countries in Geneva, Switzerland, a mission official complained Tuesday, August 12.
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