On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. Please pray for wisdom for President Trump and his staff as they begin their leadership.
Six Women Killed at Hindu Festival
At least six women have been killed during a Hindu festival on the River Ganges in West Bengal, India. At least 10 others were injured when a group of people rushed onto a jetty as they were attempting to exit a boat. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded.
37 Killed by Cargo Plane
At least 37 individuals were killed when a Turkish cargo plane, flying from Hong Kong, crashed into several houses in a village in Kyrgyzstan as it attempted to land in fog. All four crew members aboard were killed, and at least 33 individuals were killed on the ground, with 15 buildings destroyed. Please pray for the families of the deceased.
5 Killed in Nightclub in Mexico
At least four individuals were killed when a gunman opened fire at the Blue Parrot Club at the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen in Quintana Roo. A fifth woman was killed in the stampede that followed the shooting. Three of those shot were security personnel for the club. At least 15 were injured. Please pray for the families of the deceased. Please pray for healing for the wounded.
Peace Talks in Syria
Syrian rebels have agreed to meet with the Syrian government in Kazakhstan next week for peace talks. The talks have been organized by Russian and Turkey, who back opposing sides in the country’s civil war. During the six-year war, over 300,000 individuals have been killed and 11 million have been displaced from their homes. Please pray for peace.
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