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German economy stagnates, finance ministry says

The German economy stagnated in the second quarter of 2022, the monthly report for August from the country's finance ministry said, according to Reuters. The gloomy figures cited the Ukraine war, rocketing energy prices, the pandemic and supply disruptions. "The outlook for the further development (of the economy) is currently noticeably gloomy," the report stated. It also noted a "high degree of uncertainty" in future predictions.

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Greece's spy scandal must shake us out of complacency

The director of Amnesty International Greece on the political spying scandal that now threatens to bring down prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Activists and NGO staff work with the constant fear that they are being spied on.

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