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4 poisonous elements historically used in everyday life

From lead to mercury, humans have long unknowingly misused dangerous metals for their personal use.

Russian opposition leader Navalny may have been poisoned

Navalny’s doctor was not allowed to examine him properly.

3 elephants found dead in Johor were poisoned, says Xavier

He says an electrical fencing keeping wild elephants from entering village in Kluang was not working.

Blackmail letters with suspected cyanide sent to Japanese firms

The letters have been sent under the names of executed members of Aum Shinrikyo, the Japanese doomsday cult behind the deadly 1995 sarin gas attack in Tokyo.

Mosque denies role in alleged poisoning of dogs

The mosque's chairman, Mohd Asna Amin says he only complained about the wild dogs roaming around the mosque to the local authorities and the Veterinary Department.

US judge affirms Monsanto weed-killer verdict, slashes damages

Bayer, which bought Monsanto this year for US$63 billion, says decades of scientific studies and real-world use have shown glyphosate to be safe for human use.

Debts drove 3 in family to commit suicide, claims son

Cops remand son who says he changed his mind about suicide pact to jump into Sungai Arau after consuming poison.

Russian ambassador denounces ‘aggressive’ Britain

Yakovenko claimed Moscow was the victim of an aggressive anti-Russian campaign by the British government,

Utah man confessed to sending ricin letters

Ricin is found naturally in castor seeds but it takes a deliberate act to convert the seeds into a biological weapon.

Kremlin critic says he was poisoned for investigating colleagues’ killings

Verzilov says the doctors still have not identified the substance that had poisoned him.

Lebanon detains ‘IS-linked Palestinian’ over poison plots

The refugee, born in 1991, admitted to links with an IS member in Syria who tasked him with making explosives and concocting poison.

Kremlin says Skripal poisoning suspects have nothing to do with Putin

Britain has said the two men were Russian military intelligence officers almost certainly acting on orders from high up in the Russian state.

US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in Britain

The new announcement could bolster Trump's claim that his administration is taking a tough stance on Moscow.

UK preparing to ask Moscow for Novichok suspects

The Guardian newspaper, citing unnamed government and security sources, said state prosecutors had prepared the extradition request and were ready to file it to Moscow.

Novichok victim feels lucky to be alive

Rowley told The Sun newspaper he gave her a perfume bottle he found which contained the deadly nerve agent. Novichok was used in an attack on a former Russian double agent.

British man poisoned with Novichok regains consciousness

Charlie Rowley, 45, was poisoned along with Dawn Sturgess, who died on Sunday, by the same nerve agent used in the attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in March.

Two Britons poisoned with Novichok nerve agent near where Russian spy...

The pair were hospitalised after being found unwell on Saturday in Amesbury, just miles away from Salisbury where ex-double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were attacked in March.

Elephant deaths: Sabah DAP leader wants MACC to also investigate

Kota Kinabalu MP Chan Foong Hin claims a senior Yayasan Sabah management staff member was sacked when she reported the mysterious deaths of 14 elephants in timber concession area in 2013.

Gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies

Syrian state media denies government forces had launched any chemical attack as soon as the reports began circulating and said rebels in the eastern Ghouta town of Douma were in a state of collapse and spreading false news.

Russian ex-spy’s poisoned daughter says growing stronger

The Russian woman who was poisoned last month alongside her former spy father said she is recovering, in her first public statement since the attack, as Moscow and London unleashed a new war of words during a bitter session at the UN Security Council.

New Zealand police probe ex-spy’s Russia poison claims

Former Russian double agent Boris Karpichkov claims to have been poisoned when he was living in New Zealand.

30 years on, gas attack still poisons Iraq’s Halabja

Saddam Hussein's gas attack keeps on taking a toll on new generations.

Britain and Russia brace for showdown as deadline expires for nerve...

Russia says it was not responding to May's ultimatum until it received samples of the nerve agent, effectively challenging Britain to show what sanctions it would impose against Russian interests.

Accused used baby oil in pranks, Jong Nam murder trial told

Investigating officer says he is aware of pranks at KLIA and klia2 just days before incident where brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was killed.