McDonald's is super popular in Israel — the chain even offers potato-starch hamburger buns, like this one, that are kosher for Passover. But now McD's is fighting back against the Israeli health ministry's accusations that it's "junk food."
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The Arc de Triomphe is visible behind a McDonald's restaurant on the Champs Elysees in Paris, France. The nation is now McDonald's second-biggest market, but one historic neighborhood known as "the belly of Paris" has pledged to keep it out.
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Under a new global structure, McDonald's is grouping markets in Germany where a new McDonald's Flagship Restaurant opened in March, with other high-performing countries such as Australia and Canada.
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