Posts tagged as dispute

The Baltic countries are the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, August 1, 2019

Road accidents, fighting in the streets and in bars, broken shop windows and cars, mountains of garbage, sexual harassment – this is the “Westworld” for NATO soldiers in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. On June 7, 2018, four armored personnel carriers of the US Army, Stryker, collided in a major road accident in the Prienai district. 13 US troops sought medical assistance. Another accident happened on the night of June 9…

Lithuania’s oldest sportswear Audimas loses EU trademark dispute with Audi

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Lithuania’s leisure and sportswear producer Audimas founded in 1931 has lost a legal dispute with Germany’s carmaker Audi over the registration of its logo as a European Union trademark, the daily Lietuvos Rytas reported. The EU General Court has recently upheld the European Union Intellectual Property Office’s decision that the trademark applied for registration by Audimas may be confused with the Audi AG trademark. The Lithuanian company turned to the…

Greece And Macedonia Agree On New, Acceptable Name For Latter To End Dispute

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The governments of Greece and its neighbouring country Macedonia have reached an agreement on the name of the latter to end a decades-long dispute that has blocked Macedonia’s aspirations to become part of NATO and the European Union. British public broadcaster BBC reports that after 27 years of talks – and many protests – they have settled on the name Republic of North Macedonia, or Severna Makedonija in Macedonian dropping…

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians near border as Gaza buries dead

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years, after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. Israeli forces shot dead two more Palestinians on Tuesday, although protests were quieter than the previous day. It appeared that many protesters had gone to mourning tents rather than back to the scene of Monday’s…