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Broadcasts Begin on Direct-to-home Satellite in Europe

Bracknell, England ... [ANN] Since the first of January 1998, listeners in Europe are able to tune in to Adventist World Radio on direct-to-home satellite radio. "This is AWR’s first foray into the e...

Adventist Aid Agency Makes Nepalese Children Smile

Kathmandu, Nepal… [ANN] A 29-member medical team from the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Japan performed 52 surgical operations on children in Nepal between November 16 and December...

Former Adventist Pastor Held on War Crime Charges Now Released

Laredo, Texas… [ANN] Former Seventh-day Adventist pastor Elizaphan Ntakirutimana arrested in September 1996 was released on December 17, 1997, by a federal magistrate in Laredo, Texas, U.S.A. Ntakirut...

ANN: A Review of the Year

As the old year turns on its hinge to close another chapter of human history, it’s natural to reflect on the year’s events and their meaning. This brief review points out some of the highlights and tr...

Radio Station in Guam Survives Super Typhoon Paka

Agat, Guam, Western Pacific ... [ANN] "Asian listeners will be able to hear Adventist World Radio again by Christmas day," said Elvin Vence today. Vence is chief engineer at the station on Guam, which...

Broadcasts Begin on Direct-to-home Satellite in Europe

Bracknell, England ... [ANN] "On the first of January 1998 listeners in Europe will hear Adventist World Radio on direct-to-home satellite radio," says Don Jacobsen, AWR president. "This is AWR’s firs...

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Seventh-day Adventist Research Physician to be Featured on NBC Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A. ... [ANN] Seventh-day Adventist Research physician Dr. Linda Hyder Ferry [see ANN Bulletin, November 11, ...

Adventist Delegation Probes Christianity in China

Beijing, China ... [ANN] A ten-strong delegation of Seventh-day Adventist leaders concluded on November 18 a two-week tour of mainland China to assess the situation for Christians in the country. The...

Unrest Continues in Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi ... [ANN] Ethnic violence continues to trouble the central African nation of Burundi, with attacks made even against a church school, reports Charles Montille, executive secretary o...

Milton Lee, China Evangelist, Dies

St. Helena, California, USA ... [ANN] A fatal car accident in California resulted in the death of Pastor Milton Lee, Thursday, December 4, 1997. Pastor Lee served in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong as an...

Ukrainian "Reformed" Adventists Re-unite with Seventh-day Adventist Church

Kiev, Ukraine ... [ANN] Two congregations of "Reformed" Adventists reunited with the Seventh-day Adventist Church denomination in the Ukraine. The Reform ed group split from the Adventist Church in 19...

Russian Woman Leads in Evangelism

Ekaterinburg, Russia ... [ANN] In the newly liberated society of modern Russia, Olga Pivovarova is at the forefront of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s outreach ministry. A resident of Ekaterinburg,...

Adventist Choir Wins First Prize

Seoul, Korea ... [ANN] The Male Voice Choir from the Seventh-day Adventist Sahmyook University won first prize in the University National Choir Contest held in Seoul, Korea on November 14. Sponsored ...

Latest Massacre at Mudende

Mudende, Rwanda ... [ANN] At least 272 Tutsi refugees were massacred at the Mudende camp, located on the campus of the former Seventh-day Adventist University in Rwanda on December 11. The killings fo...

ADRA Opens New Hospital Ward

Phnom Penh, Cambodia ... [ANN] Five hundred people including government officials, school children, community members and hospital staff, celebrated the grand opening of the Adventist Development and ...

Tribal Killing at Adventist Hospital

Ife, Nigeria ... [ANN] A woman lost her life and a man was shot in the shoulder during an attack on the Ife Adventist Hospital in Nigeria on December 6. The killings are a result of tribal tensions be...

Washington Times Front Page Quotes Adventists

Washington, D.C., USA ... [ANN] Under the headline "Austrian Parliament puts faith in limbo," today’s Washington Times (December 11) reports yesterday’s vote by Austria’s Parliament approving a restri...

Feature: A Soldier for Jesus

Lima, Peru… [ANN] The woman looks straight ahead as she takes the microphone. She wears a cream-colored blouse and a dark green skirt. But what gets my attention, more than anything, is the gun attach...

ADRA Thailand Takes AIDS Awareness on Parade

Bangkok, Thailand ... [ANN] The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) recognized World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1, by hosting a parade and program in the town of Mae Tang, Thailand. The ...

European Restrictions on Human Rights: Adventists Express Concern

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Religious liberty restrictions currently under discussion by the European Parliament are viewed with concern by Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders. Proposals t...

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