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Milosevic sick; trial postponed

Tuesday, June 18, 2002

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Hearings in Slobodan Milosevic's war crimes trial have been postponed at least until Wednesday because the former president is ill, the U.N. tribunal said Monday.

A court official said Milosevic had a slight fever.

It was the second delay due to illness since the start of his trial on Feb. 12.

Milosevic faces 66 counts, including genocide, for atrocities allegedly committed during a decade of Balkan wars in the 1990s. The former president denies the charges.


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