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Thousands protest against Moldova's pro-EU government

Some 20,000 people came out in protest against Moldova's pro-European president, Maria Sandu, and her government on Sunday amid soaring inflation due to the Ukraine war, Reuters reports. The cost of energy rose 50 percent in August and a further 29 percent in September. Overall inflation is 34.3 percent. A recent internal EU document singled out Moldova as being the most vulnerable to the knock-on effects of the conflict.

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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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