1. GRAINS-Wheat rallies in dollar weakness, U.S. export hopes  Reuters Africa
  2. U.S.-China Trade Fight Shakes Global Economy, but Isn’t All Bad for Bystanders  Wall Street Journal
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U.S. wheat futures rallied from one-week lows on Friday in a technical and bargain-buying bounce as a weakened U.S. dollar and rising wheat prices in rival exporting nations boosted prospects for U.S. shipments.

Countries watching the U.S.-China trade talks are anxious for the two sides to reach a deal and avert the damage that a protracted fight poses to the global economy—even if many see the potential to benefit from the dispute.

Pakist­ani FM's ‘shuttl­e diplom­acy’ to Beijin­g, Kabul, Moscow and Tehran may have helped unleas­h Afghan peace proces­s

At least 139 pro-government forces and 15 civilians were killed in Afghanistan during the past week.

Taliban launch series of attacks on security checkpoints in 4 Afghan provinces.