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McDonald’s CEO replaced for relationship with employee

WASHINGTON Steve Easterbrook has been ousted as McDonald's CEO and president after the board determined he "violated company policy and demonstrated poor judgment involving a recent consensual relationship with an...

Saudi regulator approves Aramco's request to list

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's Capital Market Authority (CMA) on Sunday approved Aramco's request for initial public offering (IPO). In a statement, CMA said the company's prospectus will be published prior to the...

Turkey seeks more Qatari investments: Vice president

ANKARA Turkey hopes to increase the number of Qatari businesspeople in Turkey, especially in the tourism, food, health and industry sectors, the country's vice president said on Friday. Turkey is ready...

Lagarde takes over duties as European Central Bank head

ANKARA  Christine Lagarde on Friday assumed her duties as the first-ever female president of the European Central Bank (ECB). "She was appointed by the European Council on 18 October 2019 for...

Automobile giants Fiat Chrysler, PSA announce merger

ISTANBUL Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the Peugeot owner, Groupe PSA announced a merger on Thursday that will make it the fourth largest carmaker of the world. The merger will have 50%...

Istanbul: S.Gokcen airport eyes 24M more passengers

ANKARA Turkey's second-largest airport, and the 12th-largest in Europe, is looking to boost its total passenger capacity to 65 million annually by building a new terminal building in 2020. "We look...

Turkish natural stone sector focuses on South America

BURSA, Turkey  The Turkish natural stones sector, which makes $2 billion export annually, is finding new markets in South American countries such as Brazil, Argentina and Chile, the head of...

Kashmir lockdown hits businesses hard

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA) - Traders in Indian-administered Kashmir are living their worst nightmare amid a near-complete lockdown of the region, with many businesses on the verge of...

Turkey ‘vibrant environment’ for UK investors: Consul

ISTANBUL Britain’s consul general in Istanbul praised Turkey’s “very vibrant environment” for British businesses. Turkey has been facing challenges over the last few years but big names are still making money...

Istanbul to host technology expo next week

ISTANBUL Turkey's leading technology event, the Smart Future World Expo 2019, will start in Istanbul next week. The event will be attended by top officials, experts, and representatives from the business...

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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – December 1, 2020

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.  Coronavirus...

Russia deploys S-300 defense system on Kuril Islands

MOSCOW  In a move likely to rile Japan, Russia on Tuesday deployed an S-300 air defense system on the disputed Kuril Islands in the North...

South Africa reports over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  South Africa recorded 4,173 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 796,472,...

Turkey's Borsa Istanbul flat at close

ISTANBUL  Turkey's benchmark stock index was up 0.02% to close Wednesday at 1,325.49 points. Starting the day at 1,326.76 points, Borsa Istanbul's BIST 100 index earned...

2020 to be 1 of 3 warmest years on record: UN group

ANKARA The World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional annual climate report released Wednesday said 2020 is on track to be one of the three warmest years...