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War crime suspect Karadzic arrested
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Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, a top war crimes suspect, was arrested on Monday night in Serbia, the office of Serbian President Boris Tadic said in a statement.

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is seen in a 1993 file photo. (Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)

"Karadzic was brought to the investigative judge of the War Crimes Court in Belgrade, in accordance with the law on cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)," said the statement.

The brief statement did not disclose any further information about the time and place of Karadzic's arrest.

Karadzic, 63, was indicted by the ICTY for genocide during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war and had been hiding since 1998.

Serbia has been under heavy pressure from the European Union to turn over Karadzic and his wartime commander Gen. Ratko Mladic to the ICTY.

Karadzic's capture came two weeks after Serbia got a new pro-European government dominated by Tadic's pro-Western Democratic Party, with the support of the reformed Socialists of late President Slobodan Milosevic.

(Xinhua News Agency July 22, 2008)

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