Firefighters escape Tamarack wildfire by driving through flames – video

A group of firefighters had a close escape when fast-moving flames engulfed them as they battled the Tamarack wildfire in Nebraska. After driving straight through the inferno, the crew emerged unscathed. Poor humidity and wind conditions have caused the Tamarack fire to grow up to 58,417 acres, prompting local authorities […]

Jehan Sadat obituary

Champion of social justice and women’s rights in Egypt before and after the assassination of her husband, President Anwar Sadat Jehan Sadat, who has died aged 88 of cancer, spent most of her life promoting social justice and women’s rights in Egypt. She continued to campaign decades after her husband, […]

China retaliates with sanctions on former commerce secretary Wilbur Ross

The ‘counter-sanctions’ are in response to Washington’s actions and are the first under China’s new anti-foreign sanction law Barely 48 hours before the arrival in China of one of Biden’s most-trusted diplomats, Beijing has announced its decision to impose counter-sanctions on seven American citizens and entities, including former commerce secretary […]