Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s government hasn’t delivered on the image of tolerance it’s created online by allowing postings on Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc.’s social-media sites, according to Shirin Ebadi, an exiled activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan are launched sometimes without legal justification and may amount to war crimes, according to a report released on the eve of President Barack Obama’s meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
U.S. President Barack Obama sought to reassure French President Francois Hollande about the countries’ relations after a report that the National Security Agency eavesdropped on millions of phone calls inside France.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the highest-ranking official taking part in nuclear negotiations starting tomorrow in Geneva, said more meetings will probably be necessary before progress is likely toward ending the decade-long standoff.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran is capable of enriching uranium to nuclear weapon strength whenever it chooses and pledged again that Israel will make sure it doesn’t cross that threshold.