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South China Morning Post Limited
Things to know for Monday
Things to know for Monday

More than a dozen firefighters in Arizona died this weekend, political demonstrations in Brazil were suppressed by more than 10,000 troops, and Egypt is seeing resurgent political demonstrations of its own. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for July 1, 2013. Near Phoenix, one of the deadliest wildfire-fighting disasters in decades killed 19 members of an elite fire crew, bringing statements from President Obama and Arizona Sen. John McCain, among others. Obama, traveling in Africa, made reference to the men as "heroes." On the other end of the African continent, Egyptians are demonstrating in the streets, calling for a round of early elections on the fate of...