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Mega event targets a third of official retail product licences to go to small and medium-sized businesses.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, December 13th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Expo 2020 Dubai unveiled plans to appoint 70 official licensees for a range of official retail products from next year, with around a third targeted at small or medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

The mega event will accept tenders for more than 5,000 unique products that will be sold at a dedicated 3,000 square-metre ‘Superstore of the Future’ on the Expo site, the flagship outlet of a wider retail network.

Additional Expo 2020 Dubai outlets will be opened across the UAE in the run-up to its opening in October 2020, along with a dedicated online store.

The intention to award a third of the contracts, covering a range of products from commemorative jewellery and watches to souvenirs and digital games, is in line with a broader Expo 2020 commitment to allocate ... Read more »

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Combined technologies provide an integrated treatment approach for fast and precise cranial and body SRS and SBRT

MUNICH - Thursday, December 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brainlab released ExacTrac® 6.2, a new version of its successful room-based patient positioning system providing full interoperability with the PerfectPitch™ six-degrees of freedom couch from Varian Medical Systems. This full integration enables customers who have a Varian TrueBeamTM linear accelerator equipped with PerfectPitch and ExacTrac to reap the combined benefits of the two systems. Clinicians are now able to utilize the highly accurate patient positioning and monitoring capabilities of ExacTrac with the precise 6D robotic alignment of Perfect Pitch for all radiosurgery cases in the brain and body.

“With a rise in non-coplanar treatments and the usage of single isocenter radiosurgery, the interaction of 6D correction through PerfectPitch with the room-bas ... Read more »

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Under the multi-year agreement 1+1 Media Group will use capacity on SES’s satellite at 5 degrees East

LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, December 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has signed a capacity deal with 1+1 Media Group, one of the largest media holdings in Ukraine. The long-term agreement is for the lease of one transponder on the ASTRA 4A satellite positioned at 5 degrees East.

The capacity contracted by 1+1 Media will enable the group to host all of its eight channels on SES’s satellite. Seven of the Direct-to-Home channels serve the Ukrainian market: “1+1”, “2+2”, “TET”, “PLUSPLUS”, “Bigudi”, “Unian TV” and “Kvartal TV”. The other channel of the group, “1+1 International”, is oriented towards representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora in Europe, and is an international version of ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, December 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21st Century Fox”) today announced that it has reached agreement with Sky plc (“Sky”) on the terms of a recommended pre-conditional cash offer by 21st Century Fox for the fully diluted share capital of Sky which 21st Century Fox and its affiliates do not already own (the “Acquisition”).

Under the terms of the Acquisition, Sky shareholders will be entitled to receive for each Sky share £10.75 in cash.

The price of £10.75 per Sky share represents:

• a premium of approximately 40 per cent. to the closing price of £7.69 per Sky share on December 6, 2016, being the last business day before the date on wh ... Read more »

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Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

HE Sheikh Abdallah bin Bayyah: “The world is facing a wave of extremism, sectarianism and violence as a direct result of our failure to promote Islam’s culture of peace and mercy”

Two-day conference to explore concept of the contemporary nation state

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, December 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Organisers have announced that this year’s two-day conference will be centralised around the notion of nation state and its relationship with Islam’s ontological principles that aim to sustain peace. The third annual Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies forum, which will be held in Abu Dhabi on December 18th – 19th, will draw the world’s leading Islamic scholars, academics and leaders to explicate the problems facing the Muslim world and how we can collectively address ... Read more »

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