Gulf Times - Novichok
Russia rules out Navalny poisoning, diagnoses pancreatitis

Russia rules out Navalny poisoning, diagnoses pancreatitis

Russian officials said on Friday that metabolic problems and pancreatitis caused Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to fall ill in August, ruling out findings by European labs that he was poisoned with Novichok

Chemical weapons body confirms nerve agent Novichok in Navalny's blood

Chemical weapons body confirms nerve agent Novichok in Navalny's blood

Blood samples taken from Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny confirmed the presence of a nerve agent from the banned Novichok family, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Tuesday.

Germany says it expects EU to impose sanctions against Russia over Navalny case

Germany says it expects EU to impose sanctions against Russia over Navalny case

Germany expects the European Union to impose new sanctions against Russia over the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny with an internationally banned nerve agent, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday.

UK nerve agent victim meets Russia's envoy in London

UK nerve agent victim meets Russia's envoy in London

A British man poisoned along with his partner with a nerve agent, amid an assassination attempt on a Russian ex-spy in England blamed on Moscow, met its top UK envoy on Saturday, according to reports.

Two people taken ill in Salisbury restaurant now discharged - UK police

Two people taken ill in Salisbury restaurant now discharged - UK police

Two people taken to hospital in the English town of Salisbury on Sunday evening after being taken ill in a restaurant have been discharged, police said on Wednesday.

UK police identify Novichok suspects as Russians: report

UK police identify Novichok suspects as Russians: report

Police believe they have identified suspects who carried out the Novichok attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury, the Press Association reported Thursday.

Novichok nerve agent was in 'perfume bottle': victim's brother

Novichok nerve agent was in 'perfume bottle': victim's brother

A British man exposed to Novichok, four months after the same nerve agent was used against a former Russian spy nearby, had found it in a perfume bottle, his brother said.

UK police find source of Novichok in small bottle

UK police find source of Novichok in small bottle

British counter-terrorism police said on Friday they believed they had found the source of the Novichok nerve agent that killed a woman in southwest England this month and left her partner Charlie Rowley critically ill in hospital.

Novichok patient no longer critical: UK hospital

Novichok patient no longer critical: UK hospital

Charlie Rowley's condition had improve overnight and was now "serious, but stable".

British man poisoned with Novichok regains consciousness

British man poisoned with Novichok regains consciousness

A British man poisoned with the Novichok nerve agent 10 days ago has regained consciousness and is now in a critical but stable condition, Salisbury District Hospital said on Tuesday.

UK police rush to solve Novichok nerve agent death

UK police rush to solve Novichok nerve agent death

Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley, 45, fell ill last weekend in the town of Amesbury, near Salisbury.

UK police hunt object that poisoned couple with nerve agent

UK police hunt object that poisoned couple with nerve agent

Police on Friday raced to find the object that contaminated a British couple with the Soviet-made Novichok nerve agent in southwestern England where a former Russian spy was poisoned with the same toxin four months ago.