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  • Milosevic's death marks 'total defeat' for UN tribunal, prosecutor says

    03/12/2006 10:41:00 AM PST · by Proctor · 21 replies · 699+ views
    cbc.ca ^ | Sun, 12 Mar 2006 11:35:20 EST | CBC News
    Milosevic's death marks 'total defeat' for UN tribunal, prosecutor says Last Updated Sun, 12 Mar 2006 11:35:20 EST CBC News Slobodan Milosevic's death is a 'total defeat' for the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, says the chief prosecutor at his trial. Carla del Ponte made the comments on Sunday, a day after the former Yugoslav president and Serbian nationalist was found dead in his cell at the UN detention centre in Scheveningen, a suburb of The Hague. An autopsy was being performed on Sunday amid accusations that Milosevic, 64, had been poisoned only months before the end...
  • Former Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic dies in jail

    03/11/2006 9:09:32 AM PST · by processing please hold · 18 replies · 819+ views
    Haaretz.com ^ | March 11, 2006 | pbrown
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Slobodan Milosevic, the former Serbian leader indicted for war crimes for orchestrating the Balkan wars of the 1990s, was found dead in his prison cell near The Hague, the United Nations tribunal said Saturday.
  • Slobodan Milosevic Found Dead in His Cell

    03/11/2006 4:35:47 AM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 95 replies · 2,549+ views
    yahoo news ^ | March 11,2006
    BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro - Slobodan Milosevic, the former Yugoslav leader on trial for alleged war crimes, was found dead in his prison cell at the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Belgrade's B-92 and Serbia's state radio said Saturday. He was 65. A U.N. war crimes prosecution official in the Dutch capital, speaking on condition of anonymity because she was not authorized to speak to the media, confirmed the report to The Associated Press.
  • 'Leprosy drug in Milosevic's blood'

    03/12/2006 2:26:21 PM PST · by Proctor · 53 replies · 1,391+ views
    scotsman.com/ ^ | 12-Mar-06 21:13 GMT | The Press Association
    'Leprosy drug in Milosevic's blood'Traces of a drug used to treat leprosy and tuberculosis were found in a blood sample taken in recent months from former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, a news report has said.The report came hours after Milosevic's legal adviser revealed a letter the late Serb leader wrote on Friday, one day before his body was discovered in prison, alleging that he was being poisoned. In the report by state broadcaster NOS, a lawyer and commentator for the channel, Heikelina Verrijn Stuart, said she had confirmation that doctors first noticed the medicine in his blood in January. Stuart...
  • Tests Show Milosevic Died of Heart Attack

    03/12/2006 2:25:53 PM PST · by The_Victor · 26 replies · 610+ views
    Yahoo (AP) ^ | 3/12/2006 | ANTHONY DEUTSCH
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A heart attack killed Slobodan Milosevic in his jail cell, the U.N. war crimes tribunal said, citing preliminary findings from Dutch pathologists who conducted a nearly eight-hour autopsy Sunday on the former Yugoslav leader. The tribunal said pathologists had determined that "Milosevic's cause of death was a 'myocardial infarction.'"Found dead in his cell Saturday morning, the 64-year-old Milosevic had suffered from heart ailments and high blood pressure, and his bad health caused numerous breaks in his four-year, $200 million trial before the tribunal.Some wondered if suicide might have been an out for the man accused of...