Articles by Elisabeth Rosenthal



Nurses Sit on Libya's Death Row

  • 18 October 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
In 1998, at a time when her country was mired in hyperinflation, Valya Chervenyashka left her rural Bulgarian village and went to work as a nurse in Benghazi, Libya, for $250 a month, to pay for her daughters' college educations.

Doctors: Yushchenko Was Poisoned

  • 14 December 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
New tests conducted at a hospital in Vienna, Austria, over the weekend confirmed that Viktor Yushchenko, the Ukrainian opposition candidate for president, had been poisoned with dioxin, providing an explanation for a broad array of painful and disfiguring conditions that plagued him during the past three months of the campaign.

Yushchenko's Illness Stumps Western Doctors

  • 06 December 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
When the once-robust, telegenic man was wheeled in through the sliding glass doors of the plush Rudolfinerhaus hospital in early September, he was severely ill, conscious but groggy and complaining of terrible abdominal pain.

Yushchenko's Illness Stumps Western Doctors

  • 06 December 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
When the once-robust, telegenic man was wheeled in through the sliding glass doors of the plush Rudolfinerhaus hospital in early September, he was severely ill, conscious but groggy and complaining of terrible abdominal pain.

China's Spitters Thinking Twice

  • 30 May 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
As Liu sped along the path at Bei Hai Park, the rumbling in his throat became intense. Liu had a dollop of phlegm to dispose of and was rushing out the park's west gate.

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