World News With Biblical Relevance 

October 22 2020

Europe

Israel Slams German Art College For ‘Embracing Anti-Semitism’

Israel embassy in Berlin accuses college of antisemitism for program titled “School for Unlearning Zionism” that denies existence of Israel

Dozens Stage Attack on Police Station in Paris Suburb

About 40 people armed with metal bars and using fireworks as projectiles tried to storm a police station in the Paris suburbs Saturday night

Violent Floods In Italy, France Sweep Dead Bodies From Cemeteries To Shores Of Mediterranean

Severe flooding in Italy and France have left 12 dead so far, but rescuers are also finding corpses long dead that washed down to shore.

German Police Threaten Israeli With Crime For Show Of Israeli Flag

German Muslims call young Israeli musician a ‘Nazi,’ police said she provoked demonstrators and was ordered to leave for holding Israeli flag

UPDATE: Hotel That Booted Christian Pro-Marriage Event Backs Down, Apologizes

Hotel apologized to a Pastor for halting a marriage seminar that was underway in one of its conference rooms and evicting the attendees.

French Prosecutors Treating Machete Attack Near Former Charlie Hebdo Offices as Terrorism

French prosecutors are investigating a machete attack near the former offices of Charlie Hebdo as terrorism, according to reports.

Hungarian PM: Schools Must Protect Children from ‘Gender Ideology & Rainbow Propaganda’

“Schools should protect the ideal and values of the family, and should keep minors away from gender ideology and rainbow propaganda.”

State Dept. Official Claims Hezbollah is Storing Ammonium Nitrate Throughout Europe

A senior US Counter-Terrorism State Dept official has accused the Iran sponsored terror regime of storing ammonium nitrate throughout Europe

Warner Bros. Produces Danish Children’s TV Show Asking Kids To Evaluate Naked Adult Bodies

A Danish Warner Bros. TV show for children is asking young kids aged 7-14 to comment on naked adult bodies, stirring controversy.

US: Serbia to designate Hezbollah entirely as a terror organization

The United States on Sunday welcomed Serbia’s decision to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization. It called on the European...

40% of Parents Don’t Want LGBT Lessons for 6-Year-Olds

Poll says 40% of parents disagree with new LGBT teaching policy, think it is “inappropriate” to teach 6-year-olds about transgenderism.

Thousands Gather in Rome to Protest ‘Health Dictatorship’

Protesters denounced “strategy of terror” employed by gov't-controlled media & ongoing “health dictatorship” used to thwart democratic process

Netanyahu: Kosovo, Serbia to Open Embassies in Jerusalem

Netanyahu said Friday that Kosovo agreed to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, making it the 1st country with a Muslim majority to do so

British Parliament Staff Confess Racial Sins, Pledge Allyship, BLM Support

Senior staff at the British Parliament have confessed their white privilege as legislature pilots “unconscious bias training” for elected MPs

Atheist Group Armed with New law in UK to Report Bible, Church sermons for ‘Hate Speech’

The United Kingdom's Christian Institute is warning that the Bible could be criminalized in Scotland if a hate-crime bill becomes law.

Ken Ham: Drag Queen Story Hour Says “Love Has No Age”

Unhinged from God’s Word, we’re going to continue to see evils like pedophilia destroy our children, families, & nation. What’s the solution?

German Pro-Life Advocate Fined for Comparing Abortionists to Nazi Doctors

German court punishes pro-life advocate for comparing abortionist to Nazi doctors, guards who committed horrific atrocities in the 1930-40s.

Italy Approves Abortion Pill for ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Use at Home

The country recorded 80,000-plus abortions in 2017 and the new guidelines are expected to increase the overall number.

France Deploying Riot Police to Enforce Masks

The French government is sending riot police to the Marseille region to help enforce mask requirements, as more towns are imposing mask rules

Lithuania Officially Designates Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

The European country now recognizes both the military and political wings of Hezbollah as terror entities.

Greece Puts Military on High Alert After Turkish Research Ship Enters Controversial Waters

Turkish research vessel went into controversial waters, leading to precautionary military measures by Greece; Turkish F-16s spotted accompanying the vessel

UK Restaurant Endorses ‘No Masks Allowed’ Policy: ‘Masks Are For Criminals & Asbestos Workers’

A restaurant in Yorkshire, England has stirred controversy after posting a sign on the entrance to their establishment denouncing face masks...

UK Petition Asks Government to Create ‘Racial Offenders’ Register

A petition in the UK calls on Parliament to create an “Official Racial Offenders Register” similar to domestic violence, and child molester registries.

French National Assembly Votes to Expand Abortion, Genetic Engineering of Embryos, Artificial Procreation

French National Assembly voted in favor of an unprecedentedly transgressive bioethics law approving genetic modification of embryos & expanding abortion

London: Bloodshed in the Capital with 3 Shootings & Multiple Stabbings over the Weekend

Just between Friday night and Saturday, there were three shootings across London, and four men were stabbed during what is believed was a street brawl.

Scottish Christians Warn Hate Crime Bill Could Criminalize the Bible

Scottish Christians have warned new hate speech legislation could enshrine “cancel culture” in law while rendering expression of biblical morality illegal

Anti-Semitism On The Rise: ‘Jews Should No Longer Stay in Germany’

Nine months after the attack on the small Jewish community in Germany, local leaders say anti-Semitism is now on the rise.

It’s Raining … Flying Ants? UK Weather Radar Confuses Insect Swarms for Rain

A swarm of ants flying over the UK was so big on Friday that it was picked up on radar and confused for rain, the Met Office has said.

Berlin District Government Video Promotes ‘Antifa Is Love’ as Violence Escalates

A video produced by the district office of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg features sticker promoting the far-left extremist group Antifa saying ‘Antifa Is Love’

UK Bans New Huawei 5G Equipment from 2021, Full Ban from 5G by 2027

UK confirms ban on the addition of new equipment from Huawei to UK 5G networks, and all Huawei components must be removed from Britain’s 5G by 2027.

World Zionist Organization offers plan to bring French Jews to Israel Amid Rising Anti-Semitism

The WZO has presented to Israel a plan to bring French Jews to Israel as Jewish People in France face increasing Anti-Semitism and seek to re-locate.

Serbia to Scrap Curfew Plan After Violent Protests Breakout

Serbian officials scrapped plans to implement a curfew in Belgrade and instead banning gatherings of more than 10 people after 2 nights of violent protests.

UK Christian Group Makes Strides in Fight Against DIY Abortion Legislation

Lawyers for Christian Concern launch legal challenge against DHSC, arguing government’s altertion of abortion policy "usurps proper parliamentary procedure"

50% of Swiss Jews Faced Anti-Semitic Abuse in Past Five Years – Study

A recent study in switzerland shows, of 500 Swiss Jews that were questioned, half reported having been targeted with antisemitic abuse in the past 5 years.

Belgian Protesters at Anti-Annexation Rally Call for ‘War Against Jews’

Protesters at an anti-annexation rally in Belgium Sunday were heard shouting anti-Semitic chants including calling for “war against the Jews in the streets”

Sweden: Teen Gets Away with Probation After Torching 21 Vehicles in One Night

A young man has been convicted and sentenced to “protective supervision” after setting several fires that led to the destruction or damage of 21 vehicles.

Six people, Including Police Officer, Stabbed in Scotland; Suspect Dead, Cops say

Police shot & killed a suspect involved in a stabbing incident in which 6 people, including 1 officer, were injured in Glasgow, Scottland, authorities said.

UK Labour Education Spokeswoman Fired for Sharing Anti-Semitic Conspiracy

British opposition Labour Party leader fired his education spokeswoman Thursday after she shared what he called an "antisemitic conspiracy theory."

Illegal London Street Party Turns Violent, Rioters Smash Police Cars; At Least 22 Cops Injured

Illegal London street party turned into a violent anti-police riot when officers tried to shut it down; Scotland Yard says at least 22 officers were injured

Trump Announces Troops Moving From Germany To Poland, Accuses Germany Of ‘Delinquency’

President Trump announced Wednesday that thousands of US troops would move from Germany to Poland, thanks to what Trump called Germany’s “delinquency.”

Ban on Praying & Protesting Outside Abortion Clinics Discussed in UK Parliament

Labor Party MP raises topic of abortion clinic buffer zones in the UK House of Commons; Fiona Bruce responded that such a law would damage free speech.

Ken Ham: Britain Now Says Puberty Blocker Risks “Unknown”

The UK has now updated its policy to say that “little is known” about the long-term mental and physical effects of taking puberty blockers.

Drug Checks in German City Spark Riot; Storefronts Smashed, Police Attacked

A drug check in Stuttgart, Germany, turned violent as hundreds of people started vandalizing shops and attacking police officers.

Britain Says Stabbing Attack in Town Park was Terrorism

A stabbing rampage in the southern English town of Reading in which three people were killed and others wounded was an act of terrorism, police said on Sunday, calling the attack in a sunny park an atrocity.

Syrian Chemical Weapons Agency Sought Illicit WMD Tech in Germany

The SSRC, an agency the US gov't says builds chemical weapons for Assad regime, made attempts last year to obtain illegal WMD technology in Germany.

EU Urges US to Join New Israeli-Palestinian Peace Push, Rejects Trump Plan

EU foreign ministers urge US to join a new effort to breathe life into long-stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinians, but reject Trump peace plan

In first, EU Nixes Grant to Palestinian NGO Refusing to Sign Anti-Terror Clause

EU cancels grant to Palestinian nonprofit for refusing to sign clause obligating it to ensure no terrorist orgs benefit from the funded programs.

Chants of ‘Dirty Jews!’ Heard at Racial Justice Protests in France

Paris police are investigating after multiple participants were heard shouting “dirty Jews” at a demonstration in Paris focused on Adama Traore.

New Swedish ‘Ambassador to Tel Aviv’ Denied Support for Israel

He courted controversy last month when he announced his new posting by tweeting that he was appointed "ambassador to Tel Aviv," as opposed to Israel.

34-year-old UK Man Dies After UK Court Approved His Starvation While in Coma After Surgery

The patient indicated earlier this year that he wouldn't want to live with a debilitating condition, but agreed last month to surgery to save his life.

Germany Condemns Iran’s ‘Spread of Anti-Semitism’ in a Policy Reversal

Germany reversed its position previously labelling Iranian regime's calls to exterminate the Jewish state as only “anti-Israel rhetoric” not antisemitic.