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Swiss town sitting on radioactive dump
Highly radioactive material has been found in a Swiss dump, with reports authorities withheld the information.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2014 15:15 GMT
Swiss: French Arafat conclusion 'debatable'
Scientists from Lausanne University say radon cannot be an explanation for elevated polonium levels in Arafat’s remains.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 23:35 GMT
Q&A: Francois Bochud on the Arafat report
The director of the Institute of Radiophysics in Lausanne talks about the outcome of its study on PLO leader's remains.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 09:02 GMT
Accusations and denials follow Arafat report
Political blame game ensues after Al Jazeera reveals results of a Swiss forensic study into Arafat's death.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2013 18:22 GMT
Arafat poisoning claim backed by journal
Lancet publishes peer review supporting findings Palestinian leader may have been poisoned by polonium.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 08:16 GMT
US declines response to Arafat poison claim
Hillary Clinton says US will wait for results of potential medical probe of Yasser Arafat's death before commenting.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2012 10:54 GMT
PA's Abbas gives permission to exhume Arafat
Aide says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas agreed to autopsy in principle and has invited experts to test remains.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 12:12 GMT
Abbas calls for Arafat death investigation
PA sees "no reason" why Arafat's body should not be exhumed following Al Jazeera report that he may have been poisoned.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2012 00:14 GMT
Arafat's widow calls for body to be exhumed
A nine-month investigation suggests that the late Palestinian leader may have been poisoned with polonium.
What Killed Arafat?
Last updated: 04 Jul 2012 15:05 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
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Enrico De Angelis
Indonesia and the Philippines: A tale of two democracies
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It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
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Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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