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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.

‘Absurd' to accuse Russia of lying about spy poisoning: Kremlin

‘Absurd' to accuse Russia of lying about spy poisoning: Kremlin

The Kremlin on Friday said it was "absurd" for Britain to dismiss as unconvincing an interview with two suspects in the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal on British soil.

US, France, Germany, Canada back UK Novichok findings

US, France, Germany, Canada back UK Novichok findings

The leaders of Britain, the United States, France, Germany and Canada said on Thursday they had "full confidence" that the Novichok attack suspects were officers from Russia's military intelligence service.

Kremlin calls British allegations in spy poisoning unacceptable

Kremlin calls British allegations in spy poisoning unacceptable

The Kremlin denied on Thursday that Russia had been in any way involved in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter, describing British accusations that an attack had been approved by senior Russian officials as "unacceptable".

Malaysia court rules N Korea assassination trial can proceed

Malaysia court rules N Korea assassination trial can proceed

Judge Azmi Ariffin said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a "well-planned conspiracy" with a group of North Korean suspects who are still at large.

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.

UK holds emergency meeting on new nerve agent case

UK holds emergency meeting on new nerve agent case

Britain is holding an emergency cabinet meeting on Thursday over a couple who were left critically ill after being exposed to the same nerve agent used on a former Russian spy earlier this year.

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

Skripal, 66, a former colonel in Russia's military intelligence who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain, and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a public bench in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4.