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Tonga Hit By “Unprecedented” Volcano Disaster; Several Killed, Says Government
Tonga says it has been hit by an “unprecedented disaster,” with the government confirming at least three deaths following an underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Austria, France Forcing COVID Vaccination
Austria and France are among European Union nations introducing harsh measures against those refusing to vaccinate against COVID-19.
WHO says there’s no evidence healthy children and adolescents need Covid boosters
There’s “no evidence right now” that suggests healthy children and adolescents need booster shots to supplement their Covid-19 vaccinations, World Health Organization Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan said Tuesday.
Latest World News Headlines
Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen after deadly Dhabi airport attack – January 18, 2022
COVID-19: Pandemic could be over this year after rapid spread of Omicron and vaccine rollout, leading public health expert says – January 18, 2022
Administration says Russia could launch attack on Ukraine ‘at any point,’ as Putin thins out embassy – January 18, 2022
Return of the flu: EU faces threat of prolonged ‘twindemic’ – January 17, 2022
Suspect Identified In Betrayal Of Jewish Diarist Anne Frank – January 17, 2022
North Korea Fires Apparent Ballistic Missiles – January 17, 2022
Tennis Star Djokovic Ordered To Leave Australia – January 16, 2022
Serbia Angry As Tennis Star Djokovic Leaves Australia After Deportation Order – January 16, 2022
Breaking Israel News
US informs Israel it no longer supports EastMed pipeline to Europe
The US no longer supports the proposed EastMed natural-gas pipeline from Israel to Europe, the Biden administration has informed Israel, Greece and Cyprus in recent weeks.
Bennett to World Economic Forum: Iran an ‘octopus of terror and instability’
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett addressed the 2022 Davos World Economic Forum virtually on Tuesday, where he urged the international community to avoid financially supporting the Iranian regime.
Latest Israel News Headlines
Israel successfully tests Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile system – January 18, 2022
Fourth Pfizer Vaccine Shot Not Enough to Stop Omicron Infection, Israeli Study Suggests – January 17, 2022
E-shekel moves towards replacing paper money in Israel – January 16, 2022
Israel Approves $35M Plan to Upgrade Western Wall Infrastructure – January 16, 2022
Bennett to Putin: World must stand firm against Iran’s nuclear progress – January 13, 2022
Breaking U.S. News
US Supreme Court to hear appeal from Christian football coach fired for praying on the field
The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Friday in the case of Joe Kennedy, a Christian high school football coach who was fired from his job in Washington state because he silently kneeled and prayed on the field after games, the Christian Post (CP) reports. Employed by the Bremerton School District, Kennedy was suspended in 2015 because spectators and students could see him praying.
FBI, DHS warn of threats targeting faith-based communities after Texas standoff
The Department of Homeland Security and FBI are warning faith-based communities of an increasing threat of attacks.
Latest U.S. News Headlines
Supreme Court rejects bid to block mask mandate on airplanes – January 18, 2022
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Christian Flag Case, Is Set to Rule on Line Between Private, Government Speech – January 18, 2022
Senate Democrats will try to force ‘talking filibuster’ on two partisan election bills – January 18, 2022
Democrats in Decline: Poll Finds 14 Point Swing in Party ID Since Biden Took Office – January 17, 2022
Federal appeals court sends Texas abortion law case to Republican-majority state Supreme Court – January 17, 2022
Va. Governor Youngkin Off to Quick Start with These Executive Orders, Including Ban on Critical Race Theory – January 17, 2022
Union Pacific: Train Robberies Up 356% – January 17, 2022
Biden admin. to list employees seeking religious exemptions to vaccine mandate in new database – January 16, 2022
Planned Parenthood, ACLU attempt to block Ohio law requiring burial of aborted babies’ remains – January 16, 2022
COVID-19: Democratic Voters Support Harsh Measures Against Unvaccinated – January 16, 2022
Breaking Christian News
South Sudan Christians Displaced After Islamists Kill Dozens
Attacks by “Islamic extremists” in a border region of South Sudan killed dozens of people and left “huge numbers of Christian villagers with nothing but their clothes,” aid workers told Worthy News.
New study shows that reading the Bible increases hope
A recent study has shown that reading Scripture on a regular basis can substantially improve people’s sense of hope, Christianity Today (CT) reports. The study was conducted by the American Bible Society (ABS) with help from Harvard University’s Human Flourishing Program.
US poll shows only white evangelicals prioritize marriage and procreation for better society
A new poll by the Pew Research Center has found that, contrary to the majority of the US population, white evangelicals believe society is better off when marriage and having children are prioritized, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
Latest Christian News Headlines
Indonesia: Christian politician in custody for allegedly insulting Islam in a tweet – January 18, 2022
India: Nine Christians imprisoned on false charges of forced conversion – January 17, 2022
India: Mob of Hindu extremists attack house church in Chhattisgarh state – January 17, 2022
China: Christians sentenced to six months in prison for attending Gospel conference in Malaysia – January 17, 2022
Japan To Deport Persecuted Nigerian Christian Raising Concerns – January 15, 2022
Pastor:’Christian Ex-Prisoner Hiding In Pakistan’ – January 15, 2022
Pakistan Frees Christian Accused Of Blasphemy On Bail – January 14, 2022
Uganda: Radical Islamists severely beat up wife and daughter of evangelist they murdered last year – January 13, 2022
UK: Christian nurse wins discrimination case against hospital which told her not to wear gold cross at work – January 13, 2022