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As a part of his participation at the Third Government Summit

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, February 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

• Modern terrorism takes advantage of contemporary technology and is far more dangerous than old terrorism forms because it targets the mind and the soul

• Oil prices drop is a challenge not a crisis, thanks to the UAE's steadfast economic diversity

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, said that modern terrorism represents a substantial danger, because it takes advantage of contemporary technology as a tool to spread hatred towards others and exclusionary violence; ultimately nurturing intellectually-confused generations and decadent families that are indifferent to the country and the public interest. His Highness added that the success and efficiency of future governments lie in their ability to confront and prevent this scourge and to address ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan - Tuesday, February 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled TOURMALINE-MM1 pivotal Phase 3 trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of ixazomib, the first oral proteasome inhibitor, conducted in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (MM) achieved its primary endpoint of improving progression-free survival at the first pre-specified interim analysis. In the trial, patients treated with investigational ixazomib plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone lived without their disease worsening for a significantly longer time compared to patients who received placebo plus lenalidomide/dexamethasone.

Efficacy and safety data were reviewed by an Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC). Takeda intends to submit these data to health authorities globally for marketing authorizations.

“We are very p ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met today “Sunday” in his office at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters the Deputy Chief of the New York Police, John Donahue.

The two sides discussed during the meeting a number of issues of mutual interest.

The meeting was attended by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; and Brigadier Ali Khalfan Al Dhaheri, Director General of the Headquarters Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police.

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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, February 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Since its inception in the early 60s, the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band has become a bright and distinguished entity that reflects the success and innovation of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters. Music is a universal language that everyone can understand, and has always been considered to be an essential element in the life and culture of a nation due to its inherent ability to portray the bright image of any civilization and culture from around the world.

Leadership Support

Colonel Waleed Salim Al Shamesi, Head of the Police Schools Department, said: “The regional and international success achieved by the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band since its birth in 1963, was made possible thanks to the support of the police leadership. With more than 50 years of experience, the Band’s keenness to participate in various local and international events has attracted tens of thousand ... Read more »

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22 deaths and 16 severe injuries caused by 227 accidents last year

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

According to statistics released by the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, as many as 227 traffic accidents occurred last year due to failure to leave sufficient distance between vehicles, which represent 12% of the traffic accident causes last year. These accidents resulted in 22 deaths and 16 serious injuries.

The Directorate warned motorists against ‘tailgating’ - driving too close to the car in front - with use of headlights and horn to bully the leading vehicle's driver to get out of the way. According to the directorate, “such annoying practices may cause the front vehicle’s driver to lose concentration and focus, thus increasing the number of traffic accidents.”

Colonel Mohammed Saif Al Mazroui, Chief of the Peripheral Regions Traffic Section at the Traffi ... Read more »

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PARIS. - Monday, February 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) On the occasion of the World Cancer Day, The Evening Cigarette is an animated series that reminds with humor that "smoking kills".

10 silent one-minute episodes 10 very graphic pictures 10 mundane moments turning into the utter senselessness 10 funny but not so rosy situations, full of twists and turns.

"It has been 2 years since I quit smoking. I spent 20 years taking deep drags off my cigarette end, so I had to pay tribute to my good old friend: the evening cigarette. The one we are supposed to enjoy in calmness and serenity when the phone stops ringing, the children are asleep and the washing-up is done ; in a nutshell: the coolest cigarette of the day… Except that it is still a cigarette and it is just as dangerous as any other cigarette." Matthieu Van Eeckhout – Director

WATCH THE SERIES HERE

In each episode, the frame is the same: a sequence ... Read more »

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CHIASSO, Switzerland - Tuesday, February 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--From predictive analytics to a new graphs engine; from horizontal scalability to mobile performance management; from geo-intelligence to Excel-like formulas into reports. Many innovations and enhancements dramatically heighten BOARD’s capability to drive decision-making processes for organizations of any size and industry.

BOARD International announces the release of BOARD 9, the new version of the only software solution that unifies Business Intelligence, CPM and Analytics in a single environment.

Version 9 introduces a complete improvement of the BOARD software platform, by delivering significant enhancements to the self-service analysis capabilities with the opportunity to embed Predictive Analytics into enterprise decision-making processes.

BOARD 9 new features:

    BOARD Enterprise Analytics Modelling (BEAM) is a module that integrates A ... Read more »

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Companies To Target Project Collaboration on Accelerating Energy Sector Development

BEIJING - Sunday, February 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pipeline engineering and construction leader China Petroleum Pipeline, along with distributor and logistics service provider North America Western Asia Holdings, today announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue potential energy sector development projects in Iraq.

With projections calling for $48 billion of infrastructure investment to meet Iraq’s production targets, the country is experiencing unprecedented demand for international partners like CPP and NAWAH to help accelerate development of new pipelines, refineries and export facilities. Combining CPP’s more than 40 years of experience in the energy industry with NAWAH’s Iraq-focused equipment and supply-chain expertise, the two companies are strongly positioned to win business in the resource rich ... Read more »

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