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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, December 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A number of female students from the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in Abu Dhabi joined the Outreach Section at the Community Police Department to take part in the volunteering activities organized by the Department, to involve members of the public in community service efforts.

First Lieutenant Rashid Al Ashkhari, Community Outreach Branch Manager, noted that engaging the students in volunteer work is part of the outreach programs implemented by the Community Police Department at the Abu Dhabi Police to promote the concept “security is a collective responsibility”. “HCT female students’ participation falls within the university students’ programs, organized by the Community Police Department. These programs are also carried out through social media to promote interaction with the largest segment of society, in a bid to support the educational and volunteering ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, December 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Swarovski, the world leader in cut crystal and fashion jewelry, is delighted that the celebrated Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show—this year held in London for the first time—was a spectacular success. The glittering invitation-only event marked the twelfth year of the inspirational partnership between Victoria’s Secret and Swarovski, and took place at Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014.

For nearly 120 years, Swarovski has inspired creative talents from the world of fashion, jewelry, accessories, interior design and lighting with its brilliant crystal innovations. It seeks to push the boundaries of creativity and to bring the sparkling glamour of crystal to designer and consumer alike. Since 2002, Swarovski has exclusively provided dazzling crystals to adorn costumes and jewelry of the most glamorous events on the fashion calendar, including the Victoria&rs ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Monday, December 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the remaining shares of Copal Amba and now owns 100% of the company. Moody’s announced on September 30 that it had agreed to acquire the remaining minority stake in Copal Amba.

“We are continuing to expand Copal Amba’s capacity and capabilities to meet the strong demand for high-quality outsourced financial research and analytics,” said Linda S. Huber, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Moody's. “Moody’s is committed to building on Copal Amba’s extensive expertise to advance our global efficiency while continuing to grow Moody’s overall business.”

Copal Amba’s offshore research and analytics services support a wide range of clients, from global financial institutions and Fortune 100 corporations to boutique investm ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 3rd 2014

Through its official accounts on the various social media, the Security Media Department at the Ministry of Interior has released CCTV footage of the suspect, dubbed the “Reem Island Ghost”, who stabbed a 37-year-old American kindergarten teacher on Monday afternoon on Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi. The assailant, whose gender is still to be identified, fled the scene following the altercation that took place inside the washroom of a shopping mall, wearing an abaya, black gloves and the face-covering veil known as a niqab.

The Ministry of Interior urged the public to call 8002626 to provide any information related to the circumstances and details of the case that may help the investigation efforts.

CCTV Footage of Suspect:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbM3izAFXpw&feature=youtu.be

For more information about:

The Ministry of Interior, pleas ... Read more »

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Dubai – United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The 2nd Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society (GOSS2014) Meeting will be hosted by the Emirates Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Interest Group (EOMSIG) under the auspices of the Gulf Obesity Surgery Society (GOSS), from the 10th – 13th December, 2014 at the Raffles Hotel Dubai.

Dr. M. Jarallah , President of the Gulf Obesity Surgery Society said, “The meeting aims to unify the efforts of national societies from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates in combating Obesity and Metabolic Disorders in the gulf region, by creating a single educational platform for health professionals and consolidating the national conferences into the annual GOSS meeting” The meeting will therefore include the 2nd Annual Meeting of EOMSIG, the 6th SKMC Cleveland Clinic Obesity Symposium, the 3rd Kuwait Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Conference, and the 2nd Annual M ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, December 5th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Police College headed by Colonel Dr. Khalifa Ali Al Kaabi, member of the Training Authority and accompanied by a number of officers and recruits of the 27th batch of recruits from the College, recently visited the Al Mafraq Juveniles Care Center. The delegation was received upon arrival by Colonel Dr. Abdullah Muhammed Bu Hindi, Director of Al Mafraq Juvenile Care Center.

The visit reflects the keenness of the Police College officials to enhance partnership with society institutions and acquaint students with the workflow at the center, as well as the social services, programs, and activities it provides. It also falls in line with the field visits and experiments that would help students in their future professional and practical career.

The delegation toured the center, where they were briefed on its social activities and services, and its efforts in instilling v ... Read more »

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Wallet Found in Taxi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, December 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police honored a student of Italian nationality for his honesty. The teenager, who immediately handed the police a wallet he found in Abu Dhabi, received a certificate of appreciation and a token gift.

In his office Sunday, Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, honored 16-year-old Andrea Malak Porchetta for his honesty and good manners. Lieutenant Colonel Muzeed Al Otaibi, Chief of the Tourism Police Section, also attended the honoring.

Porchetta, a 10th grade student at Lycée Louis Massignon French School in Abu Dhabi, had found a wallet belonging to a tourist containing cash, identification cards and bank cards in a taxi operating in Abu Dhabi. In an excellent example of good behavior, Porchetta handed the wallet over to the police, modeling what it means to be a ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and Geneva, Switzerland - Thursday, December 4th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

 Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator today announced it has increased its commitment to emergency communications response with the donation of Thuraya satellite phones to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Thuraya is providing the ITU with a supplementary stock of XT handsets to enable relief workers and first responders to connect and coordinate efforts during times of emergencies.

Thuraya Chief Executive Officer Samer Halawi said the agreement further extends the use of its satellite equipment for disaster relief. “At Thuraya, we strongly believe in our purpose to save and improve lives. We remain deeply committed to continuing our involvement in emergency communications programs, and to strengthening our partnership with the ITU. We provide reliable, cost-effective and rapidly-deployable mobile ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, December 3rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

TRANSHouse, the comprehensive translation service of choice for government ministries, leading multi-national corporations, and other high-profile organizations in the Middle East and North Africa, contributed to the #iLOVEUAE43 initiative launched by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister, in honor of the UAE National Day.

Befitting of the United Arab Emirates’ 43rd National Day, TRANSHouse - a branch of News Services Group (NSG), the leading news services and professional communication solutions provider - has aptly used 43 languages to design the graphic for the #iLOVEUAE43 initiative.  The graphic will be globally distributed by ME NewsWire, NSG’s international corporate news distribution provider, and will be added to all NSG company websites. Citizens all over the world are invited to post their photo or 15 second video expressing their love to the UA ... Read more »

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