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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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