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500 endangered vultures die in Botswana after eating poisoned elephants
World

500 endangered vultures die in Botswana after eating poisoned elephants

More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana,…
Malaysia shuts 111 schools as toxic dumping poisons hundreds
World

Malaysia shuts 111 schools as toxic dumping poisons hundreds

Malaysia has closed 111 schools after hundreds of people, many of them children, were hospitalized following the suspected dumping of toxic…
Update: Qalyubia housewife did not poison her family, police say
Egypt

Update: Qalyubia housewife did not poison her family, police say

    Police now believe that the father and four sons found dead in their Qalyubia home, on September 2,…
UK seeks two Russians over spy poisoning
World

UK seeks two Russians over spy poisoning

  British prosecutors said Wednesday they have a European arrest warrant for two Russians suspected of a nerve agent attack…
Egypt starts first project to produce ‘scorpion venom’ for medical use
Egypt

Egypt starts first project to produce ‘scorpion venom’ for medical use

Scorpions’ venom, one of the new projects that have been started in the Oasis, New Valley governorate, which is the…
Kids’ toy ‘Slime’ faces backlash in Egypt, believed to be hazardous for children
Egypt

Kids’ toy ‘Slime’ faces backlash in Egypt, believed to be hazardous for children

Controversy surfaced on media outlets in Egypt as users circulated news about kids’ toy, ‘Slime’, which is believed to pose…
War criminal drinks poison in court as sentence is upheld
World

War criminal drinks poison in court as sentence is upheld

Ex-Bosnian Croat General Slobodan Praljak drank what his lawyer said was poison after the Hague war crimes tribunal upheld his…
Pakistani wife ‘kills’ husband, 12 others with poisoned lassi
Middle East

Pakistani wife ‘kills’ husband, 12 others with poisoned lassi

A Pakistani woman who gave her husband poisoned milk ended up killing him and 12 of his family when the…
Supply Ministry warns of deadly poisoning perfume on market
Egypt

Supply Ministry warns of deadly poisoning perfume on market

Osama Mahmoud Mekhemar, the head of the Central Control Department of Business Transactions with the Ministry of Supply, sent a…
Study: Arsenic poisoning a risk for 50M in Pakistan
Middle East

Study: Arsenic poisoning a risk for 50M in Pakistan

Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan’s Indus Valley — far more…
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