Prophecy News Watch - September 27, 2022

Around the World
British Pound Plunges To Record Lows
The British pound plunged to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar Monday as investors ran for the exits after the new government's fiscal plan threatened to stretch Britain's finances to their limits.
Gunman Opens Fire At Russian School
A suspected Nazi gunman opened fire at a school in the Russian city of Izhevsk, killing at least nine people, including five children, and injuring numerous others before committing suicide, investigators said.
Ukraine Urges Russian Troops To Surrender
Ukraine's president asked Russian soldiers on Sunday to surrender and pledged they would be treated in a "civilized manner."
Belgian Justice Minister Threatened With Weapons, Explosives
A car with heavy weapons and explosives was discovered overnight near the home of Belgium’s Belgium’s Minister of Justice, Vincent Van Quickenborne, authorities say.
China’s President Pressured After ‘False Coup’ Reports
Experts have played down reports on social media outlets that China’s President Xi Jinping has been ousted in a coup, but questions remained early Monday about his whereabouts.

Israel-Palestinian Conflict
Over half of Israelis would support attack on Iranian nuclear facilities without US agreement
A new survey by the Israel Democracy Institute has shown that more than half of Israel’s population would be in favor of an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities, even if the strike were carried out without the support and agreement of the United States, the Jerusalem Post reports.

Inside the United States
Supreme Court to hear challenge against NYC’s COVID vaccine mandate
The Supreme Court will consider a New York Police Department detective’s challenge against New York City’s municipal coronavirus vaccine mandate — after initially deciding against picking up the case.
Dow officially enters bear market
The Dow Jones Industrial Average officially entered bear market territory on Monday, following a precipitous drop.

Christian News
China: Congregants attacked with stones during baptismal service
Members of China’s Trinity Harvest Gospel Church in Shenzhen were attacked with stones as they held a baptismal service on a beach earlier this month, China Aid reports.
India: Christian man believed to have been killed by Hindu relatives
A formerly Hindu man who converted to Christianity in India’s West Bengal state is missing, and it is believed he has been murdered by his Hindu family on account of his faith, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
Chinese Christians seek refuge in Thailand after asylum denial from South Korea
A congregation of Christians escaping government persecution in China are applying for refugee status in Thailand after being denied asylum in South Korea, DW reports. In its efforts to impose “Sinicization” on the country, China’s ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been engaged in a formidable crackdown on independent evangelical churches that will not register with the state-controlled Three-Self Patriotic movement.