Zalmay Khalilzad, who stepped down as the envoy for Afghanistan after the U.S. exit, has defended the deal he negotiated with the Taliban during the Trump administration. From: New York Times
As England prepare to face New Zealand in the T20 World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday, BBC Sport looks at where the match could be won. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Lewis Hamilton has decided not to back out of on-track battles when he believes he has a right to the corner, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says.
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce admits he faced a “difficult” night against Leeds when fans turned on him.
Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Dan Evans produces a gritty comeback from two sets down to beat Alexei Popyrin in a gruelling match and reach the US Open fourth round.
The latest British series features its first ever female drag queen, and a familiar face.
Planes equipped with infrared scanners are helping authorities take on historic wildfires in the US. from: BBC News
from: BBC News The blaze has destroyed some 2,000 hectares (5,000 acres) of forest over the past three days.
The Canadian authorities are urging residents to obey evacuation orders during the worst wildfire season since a devastating one in 2018. From: New York Times
Strong winds and scorching heat fuel dozens of blazes, forcing thousands to evacuate. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Cabinet divisions over international travel rules spilled out into the open this week, writes Adam Fleming.