Serbia has refused to recognise Kosovo's independence, declared unilaterally a decade ago.
War crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb commander to end in verdicts on Wednesday
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19 parties, 5 pre-election alliances, 2 civil initiatives competing to be part of new government
The mine, known as Stari Trg to Serbs, "was never Serbian and never will be," Kurti insists.
Relations are tense between Pristina and Belgrade, which refuses to recognise the independence of Kosovo -- its former province populated mostly by ethnic Albanians.
Nearly seven million voters will elect new president from among a total of 11 candidates
Bosnian court sentences Ostoja Stanisic over 1995 genocide after 4-year trial; acquits assistant
Many war criminals from the Balkan war who committed atrocities are being welcomed back into public life
Former foreign minister Vuk Jeremic and the country's ombudsman, Sasa Jankovic, are also expected to compete.
Ljubisa Beara had turned himself in to the ICTY in 2004 after two years on the run following his indictment.
The move was lambasted as a "deliberate provocation" by Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci, who suggested it was part of a plan to annex the Serb-populated north of his country.
Kosovo's government called the move "a first step" and hoped that Haradinaj would "soon benefit from full and total freedom to return to Kosovo".
The epitome of Serb defiance after the breakup of Yugoslavia, Mladic once said chillingly: "Borders are always drawn in blood and states marked out with graves."
Lawmakers have approved a new pro-NATO government led by Prime Minister Dusko Markovic -- a former head of intelligence and a close ally of longtime leader Milo Djukanovic.
The protest, held in front of the defence ministry in downtown Belgrade, was organised by the military trade union and backed by their police counterparts, the state-run Tanjug news agency reported.
"I'm not afraid of our future economically speaking... but what we need actually is political stability in the region," Vucic told AFP in an interview at his government headquarters in Belgrade.
Saturday marks 25 years since two of the six Yugoslav republics, Slovenia and Croatia, became the first to declare their independence with the strong backing of their populations.