News and Prophecy

Drought Danger in Western USA

  1. 20th August 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“A 14-year drought in the southwestern United States has drained reservoirs such as Nevada’s Lake Mead to record lows. But satellite measurements show that the losses are even greater underground” (Nature, July 25, 2014).

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Enforcing Peace in the Holy Land?

  1. 18th August 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

With the Israeli-Hamas crisis waning on, Israeli Foreign Minister Liberman told the German Bild “Germany and the EU must dispatch inspectors to Gaza to monitor trade with the neighboring countries” (Agence France Presse, August 7, 2014). Mr. Liberman noted that the inspectors should not be “police or soldiers” and that “Germany… take a leading role” – all to the...

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Typhoon Inundates Tokyo

  1. 15th August 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Typhoon Halong “lashed Japan on Saturday as the country headed into a holiday week, causing the authorities to order the evacuation of a half-million people living near swollen rivers and canceling hundreds of flights” (Associated Press, August 9, 2014). By Monday, over 1.6 million people were told to evacuate and at least ten were dead.

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How Peace Will Come to Gaza?

  1. 13th August 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

After a month of fighting, a cease-fire has been declared and negotiating has begun in Egypt between Israel and Hamas (MSN.com, August 5, 2014).

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Germany, Land of Opportunity

  1. 11th August 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“In the rankings of the globe’s most prosperous countries, this economic powerhouse of 82 million has now leapfrogged Canada, Britain, Italy and Spain to become the largest destination for immigrants after the United States… Because of a morbidly low birthrate, the population here is shrinking, raising the pivotal question of who will keep the massive German...

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Here Come the Germans!

  1. 08th August 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

The marriage of convenience between France and Germany to lead the EU and Europe appears to be over.  “With Britain drifting away and France on the floor, Germany, however unwilling, is forced to take up the leading role across the board” (The Times, July 6, 2014). Martin Shultz, a German politician and advocate of closer cooperation among European nations, is...

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Pope Visits Pentecostals

  1. 06th August 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

“Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church [in southern Italy], pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism’s greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe” (Associated Press, July 28, 2014).

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Incest OK in Australia, According to Judge

  1. 30th July 2014
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

As unbelievable as it may seem, a “Judge in Australia says incest may no longer be a taboo and the only reason it is criminal is potential birth abnormalities, which can be solved by abortion” and contraception (Telegraph, July 10, 2014).

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