News from this Week 4/6/22

Breaking World News

Ukraine Seeks Russia’s Expulsion From UN Body Over War Crimes Allegations

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the world to expel Russia from the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) after outlining Moscow’s alleged atrocities in his nation.

White House announces hypersonic missile program with Australia and UK

The Biden administration announced an expansion of the Australia-United Kingdom-United States partnership Tuesday to include the development of hypersonic and counter-hypersonic weapons systems.

China turns to US for corn purchase amid uncertainty on Ukrainian supply

China has just purchased 1.084 million tonnes of US corn, in an apparent effort to make up for the loss of any shipments it purchased from Ukraine prior to the ongoing Russian invasion of that country, Reuters reports.

Latest World News Headlines

OSCE Criticizes Hungary’s Elections, Referendum – April 5, 2022

Ukrainians Hiding In Church As Russian Attacks Continue – April 5, 2022

U.S. President Seeks War Crimes Trial Against Russia Over Ukraine Killings – April 5, 2022

US, Iran trade blame over impasse holding up signing of nuclear deal – April 5, 2022

Dallas Fed: Global recession ‘seems unavoidable’ if Russian sanctions continue – April 5, 2022

Serbia’s Hardline President Wins Elections – April 3, 2022

Relief Convoys In Ukraine Hampered By Attacks – April 3, 2022

Hungary’s Orbán Wins Elections – April 3, 2022

Pentagon announces $300 million weapons package for Ukraine – April 3, 2022

Breaking Israel News

Israeli Ministers Warn Time Is Running Out

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid have told a gathering of 80 ambassadors to Israel that time is running out on the possibility of a good Iranian nuclear deal, World Israel News (WIN) reports.

Israel’s Government Thrown into Crisis After Key Leader Abruptly Resigns

In a move that throws Israel’s political future into uncertainty, the chairwoman of the country’s governing coalition abruptly resigned Wednesday morning, robbing the coalition of its majority in parliament and raising the possibility that Israel will be forced to hold another national election.

Latest Israel News Headlines

Muslims riot in Jerusalem for 4th night, 6 arrested – April 6, 2022

At least 10 terror attacks foiled in past two weeks, IDF chief says – April 5, 2022

‘Historic’: Israel, UAE conclude free trade agreement – April 3, 2022

IDF preparing for new campaign in Gaza, says IDF top brass – April 3, 2022

Riots break out near Old City of Jerusalem – April 3, 2022

Breaking U.S. News

Oklahoma House passes bill sentencing doctors who perform abortion to jail

The Republican-led Oklahoma House has given final approval for a bill that criminalizes performing an abortion, sentencing doctors who carry out the procedure to jail terms of up to 10 years and a $100,000 fine, the Associated Press reports. The bill passed 70-14 with no debate and has been sent to Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt for signing into law.

US completes test of hypersonic missile that travels 5 times the speed of sound

The US military announced Tuesday a new test of a hypersonic missile, as Pentagon officials seek to match or get ahead of China’s and Russia’s advances in the cutting-edge strategic weapons technology.

Latest U.S. News Headlines

Transgender Flag Flies Outside HHS Building, First in U.S. History – April 5, 2022

Durham bombshell: Prosecutor unveils smoking gun FBI text message, ‘joint venture’ to smear Trump – April 5, 2022

Democrats scramble to confirm Biden’s judicial nominees before November – April 5, 2022

New Colorado Law Enshrines ‘Fundamental Right’ to an Abortion – April 5, 2022

Senate reaches $10 billion COVID funding deal – April 5, 2022

GOP states sue Biden for ending Title 42 and setting up border for ‘catastrophe’ – April 5, 2022

Six Killed, 12 Injured In California Shooting – April 3, 2022

Judge strikes down corporate board diversity law in California – April 3, 2022

On April Fool’s Day: House Passes Bill to Legalize Marijuana – April 3, 2022

101 police officers shot in line of duty, a 43% increase from 2021: National Fraternal Order of Police – April 3, 2022

Breaking Christian News

Slaughter of Nigerian Christians: “The inaction cannot continue” says Christian group

A major Christian advocacy group has told the Nigerian government and the international community that they can no longer do anything as Christians continue to be slaughtered in their thousands by Islamic militants in Nigeria, Christian Today (CT) reports.

Christian organization evacuates Ukrainian Holocaust survivors to Israel

The International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem (ICEJ) has helped to evacuate more than 620 Jewish people from Ukraine since the ongoing Russian invasion began, including elderly and disabled Holocaust survivors from cities being bombed in airstrikes, the Jerusalem Post reports.

Christian foundation spends $100 million to show Jesus understands human suffering

A Christian foundation based in Kansas has launched a $100 million media campaign in an effort to draw people to Jesus by showing that He suffered like we do because He was fully man as well as fully God, Church Leaders reports.

Latest Christian News Headlines

India: Brutally beaten pastor faces eviction amid continuing Hindu extremist persecution – April 5, 2022

Finland: Court dismisses hate speech charges against Christian lawmaker and Lutheran bishop – April 4, 2022

Canada: Pastor Pawlowski released after 6 weeks in jail for ‘inciting mischief’ at Freedom Convoy blockade – April 4, 2022

Myanmar: Military burn prominent church to suppress Christianity – April 4, 2022

Kidnapped Christian Girls Missing In Pakistan – April 1, 2022

Eritrea Detains Dozens Of Evangelicals – April 1, 2022

Boston-area school board blocked church’s private school due to Christian beliefs, lawyers claim – March 31, 2022

Ukrainian pastor released by Russian captors, “prayer makes a difference” – March 31, 2022

Nigeria: Slaughter of Christians continues unabated – March 31, 2022

Indonesia congregation harassed by Muslim radicals – March 31, 2022

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