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Mladic's War Crimes Trial To Resume June 25

Ratko Mladic attends his trial in The Hague on May 16.
The United Nations war crimes tribunal says the trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic will resume on June 25.

It had been adjourned indefinitely a day after it opened in The Hague on May 16 due to "errors" made by prosecutors in presenting evidence to Mladic's defense lawyers.

But on May 24 the judges rejected a defense request for a six-month halt.

Before the adjournment, prosecutors had described Mladic's alleged role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in which some 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed.

Mladic, 70, is also accused of leading a campaign to kill or drive out of Bosnia non-Serbs during the 1992-95 conflict.

Mladic has denied any wrongdoing.

Experts say the trial could last up to three years.

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

Based on reporting by AFP and AP