First Citizens scores a great deal, while the deposit insurance fund takes a $20 billion hit.
Tehran doubles the price Damascus pays for crude, touching off a Syrian fuel shortage as its own economy sputters Source
Ukraine accuses Moscow of trying to break civilians’ morale, as pro-Kremlin media report Ukrainian strikes on Russian positions Source
The Swiss National Bank made a similar move on a busy day for Europe’s most influential central banks Source
Pontiff’s comments were his first on the demonstrations shaking Iran Source
Bradley Fighting Vehicles, German Marders, French AMX-10 will protect Ukrainian fighters speeding around the battlefield Source
Indian businessman built an empire by working closely with the Modi government; a U.S. short seller has put it at risk Source