Tue May 16, 2017 07:41AM
 Norwegian boycott of Israel
Norwegian boycott of Israel
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Enough is Enough

The very words used by Norway’s largest union on the Israeli regime’s hideous treatment of Palestinians is true to the heart: Enough is enough! The boycott of Israel by the Norwegian body encompasses not only Israeli goods, but also their culture, economy and academia. The decision was announced by the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) whose Congress is the organization’s highest authority and holds its meetings every four years. The sentiments against Israel are strongly demonstrated by the Norwegians, with the confederations leader, Hans-Christian Gabrielsen stating that “the situation for Palestinian workers is fragile. Many rely on work in Israel.”

North Korea crisis: a test for the new south Korean president

A war of words between the United States and North Korea has ratcheted up since Donald Trump took charge of the White House in January 2017. Washington has already slapped Pyongyang with economic sanctions in response to a number of missile and nuclear tests by the North. And fresh punitive measures have been introduced under Trump’s presidency. But tensions dramatically intensified after Trump raised the prospect of a unilateral military action against the East Asian country. Pyongyang in turn threatened America with a pre-emptive strike. A possible war between the two nuclear-armed countries will definitely not bode well for the global security.