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(MENAFN - AFP) KFC in Japan has stopped selling fries, as industrial disputes that have crimped potato exports from the US took another bite out of the country's fast food market.

The chain became the latest casualty of the chip shortage that has already forced McDonald's Japan to ration its servings.

"Due to the prolonged dockworkers' disputes on the United States ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing's Hutchison Whampoa said on Friday it is in "exclusive negotiations" to buy mobile phone giant O2 for up to $15.4 billion, in a deal that would create Britain's biggest mobile phone group.

Hutchison confirmed in a statement that it was in talks to buy the company from Spain's Telefonica for £9.25 billion, with a deferred further ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Oil prices surged on Friday following the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, with investors watching to see if his successor will maintain output in the face of a global supply glut that had sent crude to six-year lows.

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for March delivery soared as much as 3.1 percent in New York after the Saudi royal court announced ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing's Hutchison Whampoa said Friday it is in "exclusive negotiations" to buy mobile phone giant O2 for up to $15.4 billion, in a deal that would create Britain's biggest mobile phone group.

Hutchison confirmed in a statement that it was in talks to buy the company from Spanish company Telefonica for £9.25 billion, with a deferred further ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The piercing screams of a woman electrocuted on a barbed wire fence, children sent to the gas chambers and the constant threat of death: Auschwitz survivors recall life in the world's most notorious death camp with remarkable clarity.

Mostly in their nineties now, some are still well enough to attend Tuesday's ceremonies marking 70 years since the Soviet Red ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Serena Williams is using her love of fashion to send a powerful feminist message at this year's Australian Open, while Rafael Nadal is more concerned with feeling fresh in his ever-shrinking shorts.

Players of both genders have lit up the tournament with lurid neon outfits supposedly inspired by Melbourne's graffiti street art but resembling something from ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Chinese manufacturing activity picked up marginally in January but still contracted, a closely watched gauge indicated Friday, as growth in the world's number two economy slows down.

British banking giant HSBC said a preliminary reading of its purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed it had edged up to 49.8 this month from a final reading of 49.6 in December.

The ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Asian equity markets rallied on Friday after the European Central Bank announced a huge cash injection to kickstart the eurozone economy, while crude prices surged on news that the monarch of oil kingpin Saudi Arabia had died.

The ECB's unprecedented decision to pump tens of billions of dollars a month into financial markets sent the euro plunging to 11-year ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) A group of former McDonald's workers is suing the fast-food giant in the United States for alleged racial discrimination and sexual harassment after they were fired from restaurants in Virginia.

According to the civil rights complaint filed Thursday, workers at franchised restaurants in the southern state of Virginia were "subjected to rampant racial and sexual ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) DreamWorks Animation announced plans Thursday to cut 500 jobs and reduce the number of films it produces over the next three years as part of a "strategic" plan to cut costs and boost profits.

A statement from the studio responsible for blockbuster animated hits such as "Shrek" said the restructuring would see the company make two films per year instead of ...

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