According to Donald Tusk, the European Union came within 2.5 billion euros of having a catastrophe this week:
July 17, 2015
ATHENS—Europe came close to catastrophe as the talks between Greece and its creditors for a new bailout deal last weekend almost failed, European Council chief Donald Tusk said in an interview with a Greek newspaper published on Friday.After 17 hours, the two sides finally struck a deal in the early hours of Monday morning, staving off financial meltdown in Greece and a likely exit from the euro zone ...
While not yet over Hurricane Irma, the Caribbean has been hit with Hurricane Maria and Mexico another hurricane. The small island nation of Dominica was devastated and other islands also suffered. Many are without power in Dominica, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere ...
A reader tipped me off to the following:
XFEL: Brilliant X-ray laser comes online
The XFEL was considered a must-have machine for European science
One of the most powerful X-ray machines ever built has officially opened in the German city of Hamburg.
Weather-related issues have tended to dominate the news in the USA, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Millions were impacted, millions lost electrical power, many buildings destroyed, and on at least one island ...
CNN had an article titled Who Vladimir Putin thinks will rule the world. So, we did a sermonette video on that: Who does Vladimir Putin and the Bible say will rule the world?There remain major tensions between North Korea, the USA, and some other in the region of North Korea
Parts of Texas and Louisiana have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey–the amount of rain is considered to be unprecedented in the USA. It has long been my view that weather issues, like a major hurricane, will be part of the sorrows and troubles that will weaken the USA prior to the start of the Great Tribulation (Matthew 24:21). While Hurricane Harvey is not as devastating as what will come later, it shows us that the unexpected can wreak havoc. Something much worse is coming.
US President Donald Trump decided that the USA would remain involved in Afghanistan (see LA Times: There is no ‘winning’ military strategy in Afghanistan). Afghanistan has been called the USA’s longest war. It has not gone well. Eventually, irrespective of what the USA does and does not do, I believe that Afghanistan is likely to support the prophesied King of the South (Daniel 11:40-43).
There has been a lessening of the warring rhetoric now that North Korea withdrew its threat against Guam. How long this will last is a question. While I had thought that North Korea would be wise to do that, do not be surprised when something else develops with North Korea. ...
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