Macedonia Signs Historic Deal With Greece on Name Dispute

Macedonia Signs Historic Deal With Greece on Name Dispute

ATHENS — Macedonia signed a landmark settlement on Sunday to vary its title to North Macedonia, sealing a cope with Greece that might, if ratified, resolve a decades-old dispute and pave the way in which for the enlargement of the European Union and NATO. Hailing a “patriotic and mutually beneficial agreement for both peoples,” Prime […]

Greek Government Survives Vote Over Deal to Rename Macedonia

Greek Government Survives Vote Over Deal to Rename Macedonia

The authorities of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Saturday known as over a landmark settlement to vary the title of Macedonia and finish a decades-old dispute with Greece. But the federal government’s parliamentary majority was decreased to a few after a lawmaker, Dimitris Kammenos of the nationalist […]

Greece and Macedonia Press Ahead With Name Accord

Greece and Macedonia Press Ahead With Name Accord

In current months, there have been massive rallies towards a compromise on the problem of Macedonia’s title in Athens and different main cities — together with Greece’s second metropolis, Thessaloniki, the capital of the Greek area Macedonia. Organizers of the rally in Athens on Friday known as for a referendum on the deal and promised […]

Opinion

Opinion

Anyone who thinks that it’s trivial to rename the “Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” because the “Republic of North Macedonia” finest keep away from touring by means of the Balkans. In that maze of fierce and historic grudges, utilizing the unsuitable identify may be very, very harmful. That is one purpose Matthew Nimetz, a 78-year-old […]

Macedonia Agrees to Change its Name to Resolve Dispute With Greece

Macedonia Agrees to Change its Name to Resolve Dispute With Greece

ATHENS — Macedonia agreed to vary its title to resolve a decades-old dispute with Greece, the 2 international locations mentioned on Tuesday, and Greece mentioned it will drop its objection to the neighboring nation’s entry into the European Union and NATO if the adjustments are formally adopted. Greece’s prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, mentioned the nation’s […]

When Spanish Names (Don’t) Flummox English-Speaking Baseball Announcers

When Spanish Names (Don’t) Flummox English-Speaking Baseball Announcers

Of course, Spanish names should not the one ones tough for English-speaking broadcasters and public tackle announcers. How nicely may you say the names of those gamers: Marc Rzepczynski, Matt Szczur, Aaron Altherr, Seunghwan Oh, Jeff Samardzija, Sam Tuivailala or Jameson Taillon. Or how about Robert Gsellman, the Mets reduction pitcher? “It bothered me when […]

In Alternative World Cup, Would-be Nations Like Tibet Vie for Recognition

In Alternative World Cup, Would-be Nations Like Tibet Vie for Recognition

“Of course we are controversial,” mentioned the president, Per Anders Blind. “We are crazy underdogs.” This 12 months’s match, the third iteration, is being performed in a number of smaller, older stadiums on the outskirts of London. Paddy Power, a British bookmaker, is the sponsor of the 2018 model, arguably a extra acceptable backer than […]

Whisky From a German Glen? The E.U. Won’t Drink to That

Whisky From a German Glen? The E.U. Won’t Drink to That

Irregular Ingredients The area’s highest courtroom has additionally needed to wade into the sticky problem of recipes, and the way firms are allowed to label their merchandise. ImageGlen Buchenbach whiskey produced by the German distiller Waldhornbrennerei prompted the Scotch Whisky Association to go to courtroom.CreditWaldhornbrennerei Last yr, the European Court of Justice determined that labels […]

IHOP appears to be changing its name to IHOb

IHOP seems to be altering its identify to IHOb

An uncommon set of tweets from the official IHOP account means that the pancake home chain goes to be altering their identify to IHOb. They have not revealed what the “b” stands for however will on Monday, June 11, the day the identify change is meant to enter impact. USA Today quotes IHOP’s govt director […]

Kate Spade and Fashion’s Identity Crisis: When a Name Makes a Brand

Kate Spade and Fashion’s Identity Crisis: When a Name Makes a Brand

“Any time there is a transition, whether planned or unplanned, it’s an invitation for customers and investors to consider whether the brand is still the real thing, whether it’s still got it,” stated Susan Scafidi, the founding father of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School. “Having the name on the label makes it […]