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Jeff Bezos Sold Amazon Stock Worth Several Billion Dollars

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold Amazon stock worth several billion dollars in just one week, according to TechNews.bg, quoting Reuters. The company didn't officially comment on the transaction.

On Thursday and Friday, the CEO of the largest online retailer offloaded $ 990 million worth of shares, and Amazon's total shares which were sold by Bezos last week reached $ 2.8 billion.

Greek court convicts 13 over orthopedic product procurements

A Greek court has convicted 13 people in connection with alleged corruption during state hospital purchases from DePuy, a subsidiary of US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson.
The Athens criminal court on Tuesday acquitted another seven people over the same case, in which Greek hospital doctors allegedly took bribes to prescribe DePuy orthopedic products.

Bulgaria Seeks Armored-vehicle Offers from Four Producers in $840M Deal

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence has announced it will seek offers for the supply of 150 armored vehicles from four Europe-based manufacturers: Germany's ARTEC, Finnish Patria, France's Nexter Group, and Swiss-based General Dynamics Land System - MOWAG, reports Defense News. 

Energean leads race for Edison’s oil and gas unit

Israel-focused gas driller Energean has emerged as the front-runner in the race to acquire Italian energy group Edison's oil and natural gas unit, two sources directly involved in the deal said.
The acquisition would significantly expand Energean's operations in the growing Eastern Mediterranean gas hub with a significant presence in Egypt's offshore basin.

Supreme Court official asks for testimony to pushed to after elections

A Supreme Court official who has challenged the handling of an investigation into claims that several high-ranking opposition politicians had taken bribes from a Swiss pharmaceutical firm, has requested that his testimony before colleagues be postponed until after Greece's general elections on July 7.

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