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Moldova declares state of emergency over gas crisis (Al Jazeera)

Moldova’s parliament has approved a government-requested state of emergency until November 20 as it tries to ease gas shortages amid soaring world energy prices.

The eternal flame at a World War II monument in the capital Chisinau has been extinguished due to gas shortages, the defence ministry said on Friday.

Moldova declares state of emergency over gas crisis | Oil and Gas News | Al Jazeera

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Moldovan Leftists Protest Arrests In Prosecutor’s Office (RFE RL)

Several hundred people protested in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, against the October 5 suspension of Prosecutor-General Alexandru Stoianoglo in an event organized by the Communist and Socialist parties on October 10.

The protesters chanted slogans against President Maia Sandu, accusing her of seeking to control the prosecutor’s office for political purposes.

Another, smaller demonstration was held in Comrat.

Moldovan Leftists Protest Arrests In Prosecutor’s Office (rferl.org)