Tehran says it needs more time to decide. It may be playing for better terms, but in wavering on the Iran nuclear deal, it could lay the groundwork for sanctions.
North Korea, in a sign of a thaw, allowed famliies split by the border to visit each other at a North Korean site in September.
Human rights groups say Obama's Sudan policy is soft, but African leaders warn that US policy is too tough and may prompt a regional backlash.
Israel's refusal to investigate allegations of war crimes in Gaza is increasingly putting it at odds with the international community – including allies such as the US.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Wednesday he's optimistic that a UN investigator would examine claims that Syria, Iran, and others were interfering in Iraq's affairs.
Worried that Israeli soldiers and politicians could face charges of war crimes in the Gaza war, some say Israel should preempt international action with its own inquiry.
Israeli-Palestinian animosity on display over war-crime findings of Gaza report. Human Rights Council is next stop.
Fatah agreed Wednesday to an Egyptian-backed deal, but tension over the Goldstone report and deep distrust have left many skeptical.
US says Security Council is wrong venue for taking up Gaza report suggestions of Israeli war crimes.
The US needs to take a holistic regional approach.