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Radovan Karadzic’s long and strange career – from Sarajevo psychiatrist to nationalist leader to breakaway president, honoured guest at international peace talks from Geneva to New York to the HMS Invincible, anchored in the Adriatic sea; from the International Criminal Tribunal’s first high-profile indictee, already in the summer of 1995, to fugitive from justice, to bushy-bearded new-age healer in the Belgrade suburbs – takes its last turn today as the ICTY prosecutor calls his first witnesses against him. This day has been long in coming.

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Whatever the controversies over alleged abuses of the asylum system, most people in this country are proud of its record in offering sanctuary to those fleeing oppression. They would be horrified by the idea that among such claimants are not only people whose case for asylum is flimsy but mass murderers.

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Serbia apologise for Srebrenica massacre

Resolution condemned by Bosnian Muslims as not going far enough

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