Editor's note: Cheng Dawei is a professor at the School of Economics, Renmin University of China. The article was first published on China Plus on August 14. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-08-14 19:31 GMT+8

The Trump administration ramped up pressure on Turkey with higher tariffs on metal imports, putting unprecedented sanctions on a NATO ally and sending the Turkish lira into a free fall.

2018-08-14 16:25 GMT+8

Editor’s Note: Jiahe Chen is the Chief Strategist at Cinda Securities, Oxon. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-08-14 12:44 GMT+8

The Turkish lira recovered some from the ground on Monday after reaching a new record low on Sunday. The apparent recovery came after the central bank announced it was injecting more money into the market and cutting reserve requirements for Turkish banks.

2018-08-14 14:59 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Joseph S. Nye, a former US assistant secretary of defense and chairman of the US National Intelligence Council, is a professor at Harvard University. The article first appeared on Project Syndicate on August 7. It reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-14 12:31 GMT+8

Editor's note: The article is translated and edited from an analysis originally published on the WeChat official account, Zhan Hao, which focuses mainly on analyzing international affairs. It reflects the author’s views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-08-14 10:50 GMT+8

Editor's note: The article was first published on China Plus on August 13. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-08-13 22:06 GMT+8

The European football season has kicked off this week, and fans from around the globe are bringing their World Cup enthusiasm with them. As the most popular sport in the world, football ignites the passion of more than four billion fans, and the unpredictability of this season has added even more flavor to the game.

2018-08-14 08:47 GMT+8

Editor's note: Wang Jin is a Research Fellow of Charhar Institute and Research Fellow at Northwest University. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-08-13 22:45 GMT+8

Editor's note: Vasilis Trigkas is an Onassis scholar and research fellow at the Belt & Road Strategy Center at Tsinghua University. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the view of CGTN.

2018-08-13 21:59 GMT+8