Breaking World News
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Taiwan extends mandatory military service amid rising China threat
The mandatory military service in Taiwan has been extended, President Tsai Ing-wen announced on Tuesday.
Serbia Puts Army On High Alert Near Kosovo (Worthy News Radio)
Serbia says it has put the army on high alert near its border with Kosovo while inside Kosovo, Serbs have erected more roadblocks amid escalating tensions. The standoff comes as Serbia and Kosovo accuse each other of preparing for an armed confrontation.
Latest World News Headlines
North Korean drones ‘violate airspace’ – South Korea scrambles fighter jets and and fires warning shots in response – December 26, 2022
Taiwan Claims China Staged Huge Military Incursion – December 26, 2022
Iran to Israel: Strike Our Nuclear Plant, ‘Tel Aviv Will Re Razed to the Ground’ – December 26, 2022
Moscow: ‘Ukraine Attacks Military Deep Inside Russia, Killing 3’ (Worthy News Radio) – December 26, 2022
Ukraine’s president urges Christmas hope despite attacks (Worthy News Radio) – December 25, 2022
Hungary’s Premier: ‘Dissolve EU Parliament’ – December 25, 2022
Russia warns of military confrontation with the United States (Worthy News Radio) – December 25, 2022
Breaking Israel News
As fears for LGBTQ+ rights mount, Israel may appoint first-ever openly gay Knesset speaker
As Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu continues to dole out jobs to fellow lawmakers from his conservative Likud party ahead of the establishment of the new government, it seems increasingly likely that Amir Ohana will be named the next speaker of the Knesset, becoming the first openly gay person to hold the position.
Netanyahu government set for swearing-in Thursday, but hurdles remain
Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to swear in his governing coalition of far-right and ultra-Orthodox parties on Thursday, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin said Monday, with the former premier looking to retake power before a deadline to get his unruly partners in line.
Latest Israel News Headlines
Biblical Siloam Pool next to Temple Mount to be fully excavated – December 27, 2022
Israeli military holds exercise along Lebanon border – December 26, 2022
Netanyahu to freeze annexation for Saudi peace deal – December 25, 2022
Israel’s Christian population grew 2% last year – Central Bureau of Statistics – December 25, 2022
Breaking U.S. News
House Ways and Means Committee to release Trump tax returns on Friday
The House Ways and Means Committee will release former President Donald Trump’s tax returns on Friday, ending a years-long effort by Democrats to force the 45th president to release his personal finances.
Federal Judge Says San Francisco Can’t Clear Homeless Camps
A federal judge has temporarily banned San Francisco from clearing homeless encampments, saying the city violated its own policies by failing to offer other shelter.
Latest U.S. News Headlines
Supreme Court temporarily halts termination of Title 42, will hear case in February – December 27, 2022
White House slams migrant buses to veep’s residence despite releasing 1.4 million border crossers – December 26, 2022
Biden Declares Federal Emergency for Bilzzard-Ravaged New York State – December 26, 2022
Powerful Winter Storm Leaves 19 Dead, and nearly 2 Million Without Power – December 25, 2022
Congress will have spent nearly $100 billion on Ukraine war once $1.7T omnibus bill is enacted – December 25, 2022
New DHS data shows border is deteriorating even before end of Title 42 – December 25, 2022
Drug overdose deaths topped 106,000 in 2021, CDC says in final report – December 25, 2022
Breaking Christian News
Iran: Regime warns Chaldean and Assyrian Christians not to participate in anti-government protests
Christians belonging to the Chaldean Catholic Church and Assyrian Church of the East denominations in Iran have been threatened by state security forces not to join the ongoing nationwide anti-regime protests or even to post support for the uprising on social media, on pain of arrests and persecution, the Christian Post reports.
Algeria: Christian convert from Islam imprisoned for three years on account of his faith
An Algerian Christian man has now been sentenced to three years in prison on account of his faith after having been brought back from Tunisia against his will in 2021, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
India: Hindu extremists attack, displace Christians in pre-Christmas riots
Radicalized Hindu nationalists in India’s Chhattisgarh state carried out a series of violent riots earlier this month, attacking Christian communities in 20 villages during the run-up to Christmas, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Latest Christian News Headlines
Scores Of Christians Killed In Nigeria Ahead Of Christmas – December 25, 2022
Myanmar Military Detains Prominent Church Leader As Unrest Spreads – December 24, 2022
Wife Of Jailed Chinese Church Leader Urges Prayers – December 24, 2022
Gallup: 31% of Americans Go to Church Every Week or Almost Every Week – December 22, 2022
Sudan church burned down by suspected Islamic extremist – December 22, 2022
Persecuted Chinese congregation seeks refuge in the US – December 22, 2022
Uganda: Christian teacher and son violently attacked by Muslim extremists, “We survived by the grace of the Lord Jesus” – December 22, 2022