Iranian voters rejected the regime's hard line on the nuclear issue that led to a deep economic crisis. Now whether Hossan Rohani softens Iran's stance also depends on the West.
As Iran voted in an apparently more moderate successor, Hassan Rouhani, the country and world could look back and ask what is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's true legacy.
Protests against the construction plans to pave over Istanbul's Gezi park have exploded into a national standoff. If the project goes to a popular referendum, what will really be at stake?