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Hollande Calls for More EU Rescue Efforts After Migrant Tragedy

French President Francois Hollande called on Sunday for a meeting of EU ministers to step up rescue efforts for migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean, after as many as 700 were feared drowned off the Libyan coast overnight. "If confirmed this would be the worst disaster of recent years in the Mediterranean," Hollande said on Canal+ television. Some 24 bodies have so far been recovered after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized south of the Italian...

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