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  • Russia’s Putin probably approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko

    2 weeks ago

    President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow.

    Russia, which had declined to cooperate in...

  • New tests find Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned

    July 3, 2012 | 4:48 pm

    Traces of the poisonous element polonium have been found in the belongings of late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, a Swiss institute said on Wednesday, and a television report said his widow had demanded his body be exhumed for further tests.

    Arafat died at a hospital in France...