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Arms giant Lockheed Martin's tribute to John McCain goes down… badly

It’s rare for a military contractor to go out of its way to highlight ties to elected officials, but US defense manufacturer Lockheed Martin wrote a most heartfelt eulogy to the late John McCain. Its sentiment was not appreciated. On Sunday, a day after the American politician’s death, the Maryland-based company took to its Twitter to […]


‘Ramadan affected us badly’ – Egypt FA chief on World Cup failure

The head of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), Hany Abo Rida, has claimed that fasting during Ramadan affected the team’s preparations for the World Cup in Russia, where they lost all three of their games. The entire squad, including star striker Mohamed Salah, observed the Ramadan fast which ended just one day before the Pharaohs’ […]


Saudi prince harnesses power of social media to promote UK trip…. badly

Internet users have been flooded with ads for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s UK trip. Instead of fostering positivity, however, the ads are being used as a way to condemn the prince for his alleged war crimes in Yemen. The ads have been spotted on Twitter and Reddit. So far, the reception to the […]


‘Better not to rule than rule badly’: German coalition talks fail, shaking Merkel's position

The pro-business Free Democratic Party abruptly announced its exit from three-way talks to form the German government on Sunday, citing a lack of common ground. The setback may see Germany hold new elections, challenging Merkel’s all but secured chancellorship. The chances for a so-called “Jamaica coalition” of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU), the Free Democratic […]

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