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Eye on the World

April 2012

What’s in the news—and how can you pray about it? Sentinel editors share some top stories, and links to articles that can fuel your prayers.

Monday, April 30: A Chinese activist escapes, violence in Syria continues, and Myanmar heads toward political reforms: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Friday, April 27: The former Liberian president guilty of war crimes, unemployment in Spain, and the development of natural gas as a fuel source: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Monday, April 23: The French presidential election, the Trayvon Martin shooting case, and the development of natural gas as a fuel source: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Friday, April 20: Border tensions between Sudan and South Sudan, India-China relations in the wake of a missile test, and the space shuttle Discovery’s final journey: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Tuesday, April 17: A trial in Norway, a shaky ceasefire in Syria, and a space shuttle’s final journey in Florida: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Friday, April 13: A North Korean rocket launch fails, the Syrian ceasefire holds, and more migrants return to Mexico: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Monday, April 9: Syrian violence spills into Turkey, more migrants return to Mexico, and Bubba Watson wins the Masters golf tournament: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Friday, April 6: Syrian refugees flee violence, Peru’s government captures a terrorist leader, and a Japanese “ghost ship” is sunk near Alaska: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.

Monday, April 2: Unemployment in the Eurozone, a plane crash in Siberia, and opposition victory in Myanmar: the Sentinel staff offer prayerful ideas about these current events.