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Iran nuclear talks stuck, deadline may be extended: officials

VIENNA - A deadline for resolving a 12-year-old dispute over Iran's nuclear program may be extended from Monday until March because of sharp disagreements between Tehran and world powers, officials close to the talks said on Thursday.

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Molotov cocktails, clashes as thousands of Mexicans protest massacre

MEXICO CITY - Masked demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails and shot fireworks at police near Mexico City's airport on Thursday as thousands protested President Enrique Pena Nieto's handling of the apparent massacre of 43 trainee school teachers.

Mexico, Mexico Election 7:58pm EST

U.S. releases five Guantanamo detainees to Georgia, Slovakia

WASHINGTON - The United States has released five detainees from its detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including the first Yemeni detainee to be resettled since 2010, officials said on Thursday.

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Egypt arrests Brotherhood leader as crackdown intensifies

CAIRO - Egyptian police on Thursday detained Mohamed Ali Bishr, one of the few Muslim Brotherhood leaders to escape jail after last year's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, extending a sweeping crackdown on political dissent.

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UK Labour's Emily Thornberry quits over Rochester tweet: Sky News

- Emily Thornberry, UK Labour party's spokeswoman on judicial affairs, has resigned from the shadow cabinet over a tweet she sent during a special election in the southeast English constituency of Rochester and Strood, according to Sky News.

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Jordan arrests deputy head of Muslim Brotherhood for criticizing UAE

AMMAN - Jordan arrested the deputy head of the country's mainstream Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday for criticizing the UAE's move to designate the Brotherhood as a terrorist group in an article where he attacked the oil Gulf state's role in a regional crackdown on political Islam, official sources said.

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