Poisoning

This is an image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. Britain's Foreign Office says it has asked the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to publish a summary of its findings at midday on Thursday April 12, 2018, on the nerve agent used to poison a former spy and his daughter in southwestern England.(Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 7:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's finding that a former spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, as Russia continues to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack. The report by investigators at the Organization for the...
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Dr Christine Blanshard, Medical Director, and Lorna Wilkinson, director of nursing, left, make a statement outside the District Hospital in Salisbury, England, Tuesday April 10, 2018, giving an update on the condition of nerve agent poison victims Yulia and Sergei Skripal. Yulia Skripal has been discharged from hospital Tuesday, "This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone," said Dr. Christine Blanshard, and her Russian father former double agent Sergei Skripal remains in hospital. (Ben Mitchell/PA via AP)
April 11, 2018 - 1:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British hospital treating poisoned spy Sergei Skripal on Wednesday accused a Russian TV crew of "appalling behavior" for sneaking into the facility overnight. Footage posted online by British newspapers showed a reporter from the REN TV network walking along corridors at Salisbury...
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Dr Christine Blanshard, Medical Director, and Lorna Wilkinson, director of nursing, left, make a statement outside the District Hospital in Salisbury, England, Tuesday April 10, 2018, giving an update on the condition of nerve agent poison victims Yulia and Sergei Skripal. Yulia Skripal has been discharged from hospital Tuesday, "This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone," said Dr. Christine Blanshard, and her Russian father former double agent Sergei Skripal remains in hospital. (Ben Mitchell/PA via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 4:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russia ex-spy and his daughter in England (all times local): 9:00 p.m. The Russian Embassy in London is criticizing British officials for isolating the daughter of an ex-Russian spy. A hospital official said Tuesday that Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned...
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FILE - This is a file image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. British health officials say the daughter of a Russian ex-spy has responded well to treatment and is no longer in critical condition after a nerve-agent attack, it was reported on Thursday, March 29, 2018. (Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP, File)
April 10, 2018 - 9:22 am
LONDON (AP) — Yulia Skripal, who was targeted along with her father in a nerve agent attack in England, has been discharged from the hospital, a British health official said Tuesday. "This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone," said Dr. Christine Blanshard, medical...
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United Nations Ambassador from Russia Vasily Nebenzya confers before a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 09, 2018 - 5:28 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Russia's U.N. ambassador is accusing the United States of deliberately stoking international tensions and "unpardonably" threatening Russia. Vassily Nebenzia told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on a...
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This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows medical workers treating toddlers following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April. 8, 2018. The Civil Defense said patients were having difficulty breathing and burning in their eyes. Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital. The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 10:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 5:10 a.m. Syria's state-run news agency says the military's air defenses have confronted a missile attack on air base in central Syria and shot down eight missiles. The report on SANA says the attack on the T4 military airbase in...
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Russian ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko speaks about the recent Salisbury poisoning incident, during a news conference at the Russian Embassy in London, Thursday April 5, 2018. Britain has blamed Russia for the March 4 nerve agent poisoning attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, England. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
April 07, 2018 - 10:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Russia's embassy in London on Saturday sought a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over the poisoning of a former Russian spy, saying its dealings with Britain over the issue had been "utterly unsatisfactory." Britain retorted that "it's Russia's response that has...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia holds up a copy of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" as he speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia Thursday, April 5, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 06, 2018 - 4:39 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international furor over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter intensified, with Russia warning Britain that it was "playing with fire." At a U.N. Security Council meeting on Thursday, Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia claimed that Russia was the...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia holds up a copy of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" as he speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia Thursday, April 5, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 05, 2018 - 8:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — The daughter of a former Russian spy poisoned by a nerve agent said Thursday in her first public comment that she's recovering even as the international furor over the attack intensified, with Russia claiming intelligence services of other countries were probably behind it. Britain's...
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FILE - This is a file image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. British health officials say the daughter of a Russian ex-spy has responded well to treatment and is no longer in critical condition after a nerve-agent attack, it was reported on Thursday, March 29, 2018. (Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP, File)
April 05, 2018 - 12:58 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Russia's Ambassador to Britain, Alexander Yakovenko, has rejected the notion that the embassy is "trolling" Britain with its Twitter account. The London Embassy's account, which has sometimes...
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