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Yasser Arafat death: Widow in doubt as French experts rule out poisoning

As the mystery over what caused Yasser Arafat`s death continues to baffle, the late Palestinian icon`s widow has raised question over the French findings that rule out any poisoning theories.

Yasser Arafat`s widow calls his death `political assassination`, demands justice

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat`s widow Suha Arafat on Thursday said that the death of her husband was a political assassination.

Swiss lab to discuss probe of suspected Arafat poisoning

Swiss scientists who carried out a probe reportedly showing that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat probably died from polonium poisoning will give a press conference today to discuss the results.

Yasser Arafat death: Swiss report suspects poisoning with Polonium-210

According to the 108-page Swiss forensic report accessed by al-Jazeera, "unexpectedly high levels of polonium-210 and lead-210 activity" were detected in the remains extracted from the exhumed body of the late leader.

Chinese worker faces 10-year jail term for poisoning dumplings

Lu Yueting had been working at Tianyang for 15 years, but he was still a "temporary employee" at the time when he committed the crime.

Teachers should teach, not supervise cooking of meals: HC

The Allahabad High Court has disapproved of teaching staff at government schools being saddled with the implementation of the scheme in Uttar Pradesh.

Neruda remains to be tested in Spain for poison

A judge ordered the remains of poet Pablo Neruda to be tested in Spain to determine whether he died of poisoning.

Widow of poisoned agent threatens to quit inquest

Alexander Litvinenko, an intelligence agent turned Kremlin critic, died in London in 2006 after drinking tea laced with the radioactive isotope polonium-210.

Mississippi man indicted in poisoned letters case

A man suspected of sending poison-laced letters to US President Barack Obama and two other officials was charged in a five-count federal indictment.

Ricin suspect charged with threatening US President’s life

Paul Kevin Curtis was arrested on Wednesday by the FBI at his home in Corinth, Mississippi.

US mail suspect described body-parts conspiracy

A man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts.

Widow questioned in India-born lottery winner`s death

Urooj Khan owned a dry-cleaning business in Chicago and had won a million dollar in an Illinois lottery scratch ticket in June last year.

`Poisoned India-born lottery winner had no foes`

Shabana Ansari has opened up about losing her 46-year-old husband Urooj Khan, who immigrated to the US from India in 1989.

Woman poisons in-laws, decamps with cash and jewellery in UP

A woman, who was sold for marriage, allegedly poisoned her in-laws and fled with cash and jewellery, police said here Monday.