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Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic faced the UN war crimes tribunal today as a defiant general who never lost a battle, denying the charges against him as "obnoxious" and "monstrous".

Mladic extradited to The Hague after losing appeal

Ratko Mladic arrived in The Hague last night to face war crimes charges after a Belgrade court rejected his appeal against extradition.

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The Serbian justice minister has confirmed Ratko Mladic is on plane on his way to The Hague.

Court hearing set to be focus for world's media

Everything is ready in The Hague for the arrival of Ratko Mladic, who, it is assumed, will be extradited to the Netherlands later this week.

Serbs protest against Ratko Mladic arrest

Protesters throwing stones and bottles clashed with baton-wielding riot police in Belgrade after several thousand Serbian nationalist supporters of jailed war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic rallied outside the parliament building to demand his release.

Ratko Mladic says he had nothing to do with the Srebrenica massacre

Ratko Mladic has denied responsibility for the massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslim boys and men at Srebrenica in 1995 as he tries to avoid extradition to The Hague to face trial for war crimes.

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