Prophecy News Watch - April 26, 2022

Around the World
Russia’s new missile, touted by Putin, can carry hypersonic weapons, officer says
A new Russian intercontinental ballistic missile is capable of carrying several hypersonic weapons, a senior Russian military officer said Sunday.
French President Expected In Ukraine After Re-election (Analysis)
French President Emmanuel Macron, who was re-elected on Sunday, is expected in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv to show Europe backs the wartorn nation, a leading analyst told Worthy News.
US Secretaries In Ukraine Amid Russian Attacks Marring Orthodox Easter
The U.S. secretaries of state and defense were in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Sunday as government forces battled Russian troops elsewhere, shattering hopes for an Orthodox Easter truce.
Re-elected French President Facing Challenge
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, triggering relief among allies that the nuclear-armed nation won’t shift course amid war in Ukraine.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
New survey shows that around half of all Israelis fear a second Holocaust
Almost half of all Israelis worry that a second Holocaust could occur, devastating the Jewish People, a new survey shows.

Inside the United States
Montana AG fights to lift 9-year-old ‘preliminary’ injunction on abortion law
After nearly nine years, Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen says it’s time for the court to lift the preliminary injunction on a state abortion law that turned out to be anything but temporary.
Judge temporarily blocks Biden from ending Trump-era immigration restriction
A Louisiana federal judge on Monday temporarily stopped the Biden administration from ending Title 42, a Trump-era COVID immigration restriction.
Don’t Say Marijuana: Washington State Bans Use of ‘Racist’ Word for Cannabis
Washington State is banning the use of the word "marijuana" in state law, citing its historically racist connotations.
Twitter Accepts Elon Musk’s $44 Billion Takeover
Multibillionaire Elon Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter (TWTR.N) for $44 billion on Monday in a move that conservatives and Christian influencers hope will bring back freedom of speech to the platform.

Christian News
North Korean Christian radio station works to reach more people with the Gospel
A North Korean Christian radio program supported by International Christian Concern (ICC) is working to reach more North Koreans with the Gospel by integrating news and other secular content into its Bible-based programming, ICC reports.
Iran: Christian woman begins jail term for leading evangelical church
Christian convert Fariba Dalir has begun a two-year prison sentence handed down to her by an Iranian court because she started an Evangelical Christian church in Iran, Article 18 reports.
China: Authorities trace and harass baptismal party
Authorities in China used technology to trace and harass members of the Shenzhen Trinity Gospel Harvest Church after they carried out Easter baptisms in the sea by Shenzhen city earlier this month, the Christian Post reports.
Hungary Church Group Divers Aid To Ukraine’s Mourning Bucha
A Hungarian church group has delivered the first foreign aid to Ukraine’s mourning city of Bucha, where mass graves were discovered after Russian troops left, an official said.