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Hundreds drown off Libya, EU leaders forced to reconsider migrant crisis

PALERMO, Italy - As many as 700 migrants were feared dead on Sunday after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean, raising pressure on Europe to face down anti-immigrant bias and find money for support as turmoil in Libya and the Middle East worsens the crisis.

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Greece's Varoufakis warns of Grexit contagion

MADRID - Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that if Greece were to leave the euro zone, there would be an inevitable contagion effect.

Greece 5:47pm EDT

Iraqi Kurdish forces widen buffer around oil-rich city of Kirkuk

ERBIL, Iraq - Kurdish authorities said their forces, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, drove Islamic State militants from an 84 square kilometer (32 sq mile) area in northern Iraq over the weekend, widening a buffer around the oil-rich city of Kirkuk.

Iraq 4:31pm EDT

Millionaire businessman wins Finland vote, euroskeptics take second place

HELSINKI - A millionaire former telecoms executive touted as a technocrat capable of rescuing Finland from economic slump won Sunday's parliamentary election, but he will likely need coalition support from a second-placed euroskeptic party critical of any more Greek bailouts.

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Poland summons U.S. ambassador over FBI head's Holocaust remarks

WARSAW - Poland has summoned the United States' ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top U.S. intelligence official on Poland's alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World War Two, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday.

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Media reports say Mexican police were involved in January killings

MEXICO CITY - Three media outlets said on Sunday that Mexican federal police killed 16 unarmed people in two separate attacks in January, appearing to contradict an account by the federal government that the deaths could have been caused by friendly fire.

Mexico 8:16pm EDT

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