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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, February 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police arrested a workers’ supervisor (an Arab national), on suspicion of stealing gold jewelry from 3 houses in the Western Region in Abu Dhabi, located near the construction site where he was working.

The Western Region Police Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police managed to retrieve some of the stolen items, which varied from gold jewelry and electronics worth more than Dh100,000.

Elaborating on the details of the case, Colonel Ojeil Ali Abdullah Al Junaibi, Director of the Western Region Police Directorate said that the directorate had recently received several complaints of a number of thefts from houses in the area. Preliminary investigation at the crime scenes indicated that the culprit took advantage of the homeowners’ absence to break into the houses and cart off their valuables, using the same MO in his break-ins.

Colonel ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, February 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Celsis’ Accel System for Pharma allows products to be quickly released from micro hold, diminishing manufacturing cycle times and reducing inventory and working capital requirements.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celsis, the global leader in rapid microbial testing systems for industry, today introduced the Celsis Accel System for Pharma, a rapid microbial screening system for Pharmaceutical manufacturing companies with midrange test volumes. The Celsis Accelborrows the robustness and ease-of-use of the large capacity Celsis Advance II, packaged into a compact system specifically designed for midrange test volumes. Both systems allow compliance with regulatory guidance’s and offer full data analysis, report generation and remote user access.

The Celsis Accel System for Pharma together with Celsis’ proprietary reagent technology, decreases time necessary for quality control assessment of microbial cont ... Read more »

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CHICAGO - Tuesday, February 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society, invites safety professionals to register for NIGERIA PDC 2015, a three-day professional development conference and exposition in Lagos, Nigeria on March 3-5, 2015.

ASSE’s Nigeria Chapter is building off of its successful first professional development conference (PDC) held last year, which attracted hundreds of occupational safety and health professionals from across Africa and the world to discuss and learn about the latest industry trends and practices.

“Nigeria is poised to play a bigger role on the world economic stage,” said ASSE Nigeria Chapter President G. Kamil Abiodun. “NIGERIA PDC 2015 will help participants increase their knowledge on the latest safety practices as the country prepares for explosive growth in the coming years.”

According to a 2014 rep ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Wednesday, February 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has named G V Mani as Chief Executive Officer of its Copal Amba unit. Copal Amba is a leading provider of offshore research and analytics services to the global financial and corporate sectors.

“We are pleased to have Mani join as Chief Executive Officer of Copal Amba,” said Linda S. Huber, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Moody's Corporation, which owns Copal Amba. “Mani’s leadership and experience will be crucial as we further develop Copal Amba’s capacity to meet the strong global demand for high-quality financial research and analytics.”

Mani will be responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for Copal Amba. He will work with the senior management team to drive the company’s growth and financial performance while furthering its culture ... Read more »

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A therapeutic approach to severe myocardial infarction, for which one million patients each year would be eligible

MULHOUSE, France - Tuesday, February 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CellProthera has been awarded the 2014 UBISTART prize, under the aegis of UBIFRANCE and the Galien Foundation based in New York. This initiative rewards innovative French start-ups for making major advances in the field of life sciences.

An international panel, consisting of 7 eminent pharmaceutical and scientific experts, chose CellProthera from among 9 projects for its revolutionary treatment of myocardial infarction. All those projects were outstanding and selected from more than 200 application entries. This UBISTART price was officially awarded to Professor Philippe Hénon and Jean-Claude Jelsch, Chairman and CEO of CellProthera respectively, during the 2014 Galien award ceremony held in Monaco on 4 December.

This highly coveted award sends out a clear and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The K9 Security Inspection Department presented a police dog show at the Abu Dhabi Pet Show in Yas Island last Friday. The participation embodies the keenness of the Abu Dhabi Police to promote communication with society.

Colonel Jamal Habash, Head of the K9 Security Inspection Department said that this participation aims to introduce the public to the various fields of policing and security work, especially in relation to maintaining the safety and security of citizens and residents.

Lt. Hamad Mubarak Al Azizi, Head of the Department and Executive Director of Emirates Dog Breeders Society, said that the K9 Security Inspection Department exhibition included posters explaining the work of police dogs, and pictures highlighting the department’s local and international participation and the activities of the search and rescue team.

The participation included a competition of ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG. - Tuesday, February 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) is executing on its pronounced growth strategy with the procurement of three new satellites, SES-14, SES-15 and SES-16/GovSat, all to be launched in 2017.

As announced on 16 February, SES has ordered three next-generation satellites, SES-14, SES-15 and SES-16/GovSat, the latter together with the Luxembourg Government in a new joint venture, LuxGovSat.

The satellites are using the newest spacecraft technologies, leading to optimal performance and highest efficiency and allowing SES to address the accelerating needs of fast growing markets where SES is already well positioned. The satellites will be manufactured by Airbus Space and Defence, Boeing and Orbital AKT, respectively. The new orders bring the total number of SES satellites currently under procurement to seven, out of which six are delivering incremental growth capacity.

"The new ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, February 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs visited children with cancer who are currently recovering at the Short Term Residential Treatment Facility of the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi. The visit comes in line with the annual humanitarian and community initiatives for 2015 in the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector, and is part of the celebrations marking the World Cancer Day.

The delegation, headed by Lieutenant Colonel Taleb Al Mahmoud, Chief of the Media and Public Relations Section at the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector, spent time chatting with the children in their rooms and inquired about their current state of health. This gesture aims at providing moral support to children battling cancer and bringing little joy to their hearts. Towards the end of the visit, the delegation members distributed commemorative gifts to ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France. - Tuesday, February 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced that it will present its full year financial results to investors on Monday March 16th, 2015.

Didier Lamouche (CEO) and Anne-France Laclide (CFO) will be presenting these financial results and taking questions the same day at 4pm CET (3pm London Time/11am New York Time).

In order to access the conference call dial-in details, you need to register with Investors Relations: investors@oberthur.com.

If you have already registered, details are available on our website: http://investors.oberthur.com.

ABOUT OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES

OT is a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space. OT has always been at the heart of mobility, from the first smart cards to the latest contactless payment technologies which equip millions of smartphones. ... Read more »

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Free Original Glazed® doughnut for first 1000 fans at participating shops around the world on February 24, 2015

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C - Tuesday, February 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - Krispy Kreme is celebrating the opening of its 1,000th doughnut shop with a festive grand opening event and in-shop celebrations around the world. The international retailer of sweet treats, which operates in 24 countries worldwide, will mark this significant milestone with the opening of its newest shop in Kansas City, KS on February 24, 2015. Additionally, the brand will commemorate the occasion by giving away one free Original Glazed® doughnut to the first 1,000 guests at each of its participating 1,000 Krispy Kreme® locations around the world No purchase necessary.

“We are extremely proud of this latest accomplishment and we are looking forward to sharing this joyful occasion with the millions of fans who enjoy our products in countries around the ... Read more »

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Defacing websites of highly visible and prominent organizations is increasingly becoming the tool of choice for Hacktivists in the region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, February 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

With the flare-up of the regional hostilities in the physical world, the war in the virtual world has also escalated. Every day hacktivists are defacing websites to spread their message to the online world.

Not only are the hacktivists defacing websites and posting their messages on the home pages and inside pages, they immediately take screenshots and upload them to social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Once these posts are uploaded – they are immediately forwarded or retweeted to a large number of hashtags and groups.

Whereas in the past, website defacement message was limited in visibility, now its impact can be felt very quickly across the globe. News, Media and Government organizations are especially attractive targe ... Read more »

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Based on its recent analysis of the government online voting and election modernization services market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Scytl with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership.

BARCELONA, Spain & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Tuesday, February 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) Scytl, the worldwide leader in election modernization, online voting and eGovernance technology, once again receives leading industry expert recognition for its end-to-end eDemocracy platform. The recent Frost & Sullivan 2014 Global Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership awarded to Scytl recognizes the company as a leader not only for the its investment in R&D, resulting in the most secure platform, but also for its unique growth strategy comprising of organic and inorganic growth, and its innovative pricing strategy by introducing both software as a service (SaaS) and on-premises models.

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