Scientists have found "surprisingly" high levels of polonium-210, a poisonous element, on the belongings of the late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Arafat died in 2004, and it has long been thought that he was poisoned. Some researchers caution that the ailing Arafat's symptoms were not consistent with polonium-210. His widow has reportedly demanded that his body be exhumed for more investigation and research.
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