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Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite was relaxing and rejuvenating — improbable endings to football contests, aside — because that familiar routine of meetings, deadlines and whatnot has, of course, returned. To cope, yes, we are quaffing the required cups of stimulation — we are favoring Cinnamon Dolce, if you must know, and invite you to join us. Or grab a bottle of water, if you prefer. Meanwhile, here are some tidbits. Hope you conquer the world today and do keep in touch …

US Justice Department representatives are expected in Athens this week to be briefed on a probe into alleged corruption by Novartis, Ekathimerini reports. This is “much more significant and more serious than Siemens,” Greek Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis told reporters, referring to a bribery scandal involving the German electronics and telecommunications firm. Greek and US investigators aim to determine the extent to which drugs were overpriced.

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