Defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hussein Mousavi says on his website that he is under pressure to withdraw his complaint over the disputed re-election. Iranian authorities arrest 70 professors who previously met with Mousavi. The U.S. withdraws invitations to Iranian diplomats to attend U.S. Independence Day celebrations on 4th of July.
Air France says the bodies of two crew members have been recovered from the crash of the passenger jet that plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil. Rescue teams have found about 50 bodies so far from the flight.
The Chinese Health Ministry implements sharp restrictions on Internet access to medical research papers on sexual subjects as part of an “anti-pornography campaign” that may lead to a broader crackdown on freedom of expression. Google access is also blocked overnight in China.