Ailing Serb nationalist returns from decade-long war crimes detention

November 12, 2014 12:30 PM

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Ailing Serb nationalist returns from decade-long war crimes detention

BELGRADE (Reuters) - An ailing Serbian nationalist leader returned home on Wednesday after more than a decade in detention in The Hague, released on grounds of ill health before a verdict could be reached in his long-running war crimes trial.

Hundreds of supporters packed Belgrade airport to greet Vojislav Seselj after his release from a United Nations tribunal set up to prosecute those who committed war crimes during the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

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