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Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic in hospital in ‘poor health’: Son | Crimes Against Humanity News
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Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic in hospital in ‘poor health’: Son | Crimes Against Humanity News

Former Bosnian Serb military chief, serving a life sentence for war crimes in The Hague, has been hospitalised for a week.Convicted war criminal and former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, who is serving a life sentence for war crimes in The Hague, has been hospitalised in “poor health”, his son has told AFP news agency. In a brief telephone interview with AFP in Belgrade, Darko Mladic confirmed his statement to the local press that the former general had been hospitalised for a week. He was first in a civilian hospital in The Hague, and since Thursday in the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) prison facility. “He is in poor health. A team of doctors is ready here to go and see him, but we don’t know yet if they will be allowed. We will ask permission for him...
Serbian President Nominates Brnabic to Serve as PM Once Again
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Serbian President Nominates Brnabic to Serve as PM Once Again

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has nominated the outgoing prime minister, Ana Brnabic, to be premier once again and form a government to lead the country through a time of war in Europe, global energy and inflation crises and tensions with Kosovo.The announcement came more than five months after their party, the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), won most votes in a national election. The formal announcement of results was delayed by voting irregularities at one polling station, preventing parliament from being convened.Vucic said he had "limitless trust" in Brnabic, 46, who became Serbia's first female and openly gay premier in 2020. He also said the new government would face a major overhaul in 2024, two years ahead of new elections, but did not elaborate.The ru...