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Under the Slogan “Start with Yourself… Be Committed”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The UAE is participating in the Arab Traffic Week under the slogan “Start with Yourself… Be Committed”.  Arab Traffic Week is held from 3 to 9 May.

The UAE is celebrating the Arab Traffic Week 2015 with the brotherly Arab nations under the patronage of the General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers, which implemented the event following the recommendations of traffic department chiefs in the Arab countries.

Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General of the Traffic Coordination Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior, said: “Occasions such as this actively participate in raising the awareness of all road users; and this occasion in particular focuses on the individual person, who is truly the key element in traffic awareness. The slogan has been carefully an ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Higher Committee for Combating Drugs at the Ministry of Interior discussed the necessary measures to cope with drugs trafficked into the UAE. The committee discussed ways to activate field monitoring methods, ways to continue joint cooperation and coordination, and ways to promote international cooperation in the fight against drugs.

The fourth periodic meeting of the committee was chaired by Colonel Saeed Abdullah Al Suwaidi, Director General, Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior. Directors of nationwide anti-narcotic departments attended the meeting, which took place in the meeting hall at the General Department of Anti-Narcotics at the Dubai Police.

During the meeting, the Higher Committee for Combating Drugs discussed the realities and facts that surround anti-narcotic operations; alongside the policies and strategic plans in place that aim to reduc ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi hosted the meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) workforce assigned to link the GCC interior ministries via a secured communication network. The meeting, held on Tuesday morning at the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi, was headed by Brigadier Khalifa Salem Al Kuwari, Head of the Qatari delegation.

This meeting falls within the framework of the mutual cooperation and coordination among the GCC states to discuss and review the systems and programs to be implemented in the project of linking the GCC states through a secured optical fiber cable.

Colonel Barakat Al Kendi, Chief of the Systems Development Section, ICT Department at the Abu Dhabi Police and Head of the UAE delegation; delivered a speech at the beginning of the meeting and welcomed the delegations, wishing them to enjoy their stay in the UAE – their second home. He also extended his greetings to the police l ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates. - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Following the delivery of phase 1 of its masterplan, Dubai Design District (d3) has revealed development plans for a dedicated Creative Community which will cover around 1,000,000 square feet within d3. The development will sit alongside the newly developed ‘core buildings’ and act as a thriving cultural epicentre at d3, inspiring emerging designers and artists, and attracting visitors to the area.

Phase 2 of the project is expected to officially open its doors in 2017, providing an incubator for emerging local designers and artists, as well as bespoke environment for art galleries and studios wanting to showcase their pieces. The Creative Community is designed to evolve organically, as its unique ability to adapt to any purpose will enable year round use of the built environment to cater for regular changes in its occupancy.

The concept behind the developments is the result of an ... Read more »

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In collaboration with Zayed University

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Center initiated a brainstorming session to generate creative ideas in the field of child protection. The initiative, a first of its kind in this field, has been implemented in a methodical manner, in accordance with specific rules by Expert Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Omar Ibrahim Al Ali, Deputy Director the Creativity and Leadership Development Center. Present at the session were an elite group of Zayed University students.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, noted that the initiative comes in response to the higher leadership’s directives and consistent with the vision and strategy of the UAE Government towards making t ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During a visit on Monday morning to the Carabinieri GHQ in Rome, a delegation from the Security Support Department at the Security Support Directorate General at the General Secretariat of the Office of His Highness Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior reviewed the tasks and duties of the Italian police (Carabinieri).

The delegation is headed by Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Head of Security Support Department. The visit aims to enhance the prospects for cooperation, the exchange of training and academic expertise, and to review the tasks and duties of a number of police and security departments.

Major General Enzo Bernardini, Chief of the Carabinieri Headquarters, Second Department,   in charge of international relations and tasks; Joseph Battaglia, International Cooperation Office Director; and a number of Italian officers welcomed the delegation of the Security Suppor ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The board of directors of the Social Solidarity Fund for the personnel of the Ministry of Interior reviewed the key programs, future plans, and the efforts of developing and enhancing the Fund’s ability to provide distinguished services to its members.

These topics were highlighted during the 16th General Assembly of the Social Solidarity Fund headed by Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Vice Chairman of the Social Solidarity Fund.

Major General Dr. Al Nuaimi pointed to the Fazaa Initiative and its social services, including the rent-to-own car service, discount programs, unique promotions, and no interest loan schemes, among others.

He also noted that the Fund is following-up with a number of recently implemented and advanced services, including exclusive initiatives and services ... Read more »

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 Provides Operational Update on its West and East Africa Operations

HOUSTON - Saturday, May 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:ERN) announced today financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. The Company plans to file its Form 10-Q for the first quarter 2015 with the Securities and Exchange Commission later today.

First Quarter 2015 Highlights:

    Successfully completed the Oyo-8 well and commenced production;
    Progressed Oyo field expansion project;
    Completed the 2-D seismic data acquisition program in Kenya; and
    Signed a Joint Operating Agreement with partners in Ghana.

Operations Summary

In Nigeria, Oyo-8 was successfully completed in the Pliocene formation by the Sedco Express drilling rig, and has since commenced p ... Read more »

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ST. LOUIS - Saturday, May 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to Syngenta’s [VTX: SYNN] announcement this morning, Monsanto Company [NYSE:MON] today confirmed that it had made a private proposal to Syngenta’s Board of Directors to acquire Syngenta for 449.00 CHF per share. The proposal contemplates consideration of approximately 45% cash and would provide Syngenta shareholders with a very attractive premium and significant further value creation through ongoing ownership in the combined company.

Monsanto has long respected and followed Syngenta’s business and believes combining the two companies would deliver significant value to all stakeholders, including shareholders. Creating a new company from the combination of Syngenta’s strengths and leadership in crop protection chemicals and Monsanto’s leadership in seeds, traits and information technology would form an integrated global leader in agriculture with comprehensive ... Read more »

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Thursday, May 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today issued the following statement:

“Although our policy is not to comment on market rumors or speculation, and that continues to be our policy on a going forward basis, in view of the high level of market activity in our stock today, Western Union states that current news reports indicating that our company is in discussions to acquire MoneyGram International, Inc. are not accurate.”

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services. Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of March 31, 2015, th ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior discussed ways to enhance mutual cooperation with the Federal Customs Authority during the meeting of the Joint Higher Committee, which was held at the Sharjah Police General Headquarters

The meeting, which was chaired by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, addressed a number of topics listed on the agenda alongside ways to enhance coordination and cooperation in various fields between the two parties. Both entities discussed the approaches to coordinate risk management at the customs departments and to exchange knowledge through training courses and organizational excellence.

The meeting comes in line with the ongoing cooperation and mutual collaboration to establish and exchange commercial and customs security-related practices between the Ministry of Interior, the Federal Customs Authority and the local customs ... Read more »

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