NATO CRUSH:The dust from NATO's Trident Juncture drill has barely stopped before the Northern Wind military exercise is held in Sweden. Frustrated Swedish peace workers see the exercise as another step towards enrolling in NATO.
"As long as we are part of NATO, we must use our position to take a clear stance against armaments and war hoaxes," said Marianne Gulli of Red, who believes Norway should stay home under the Northern Wind.
In 2019 there are 17 tonnes of high-level nuclear waste to be cleared and stored in Norwegian nature. It is a very complicated and environmentally hazardous work, which the authorities have pushed ahead of them for years.
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Several mobilization meetings are now being organized against the NATO exercise Trident Juncture around Norway. "There is an increasing build-up of militarism in Europe, and it is dangerous," one of the peace activists told Ny Tid.
Ida Theresa Myklebost: Unwelcome On the border between Greece and Macedonia, the Al Bakri family lives in a makeshift tent camp. They have fled from the hell of the war in Syria, to the hell of refugee existence in Europe. What do you do when the only thing you own is hope?
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