Pistorius` defence team to wrap up arguments on Friday

Oscar Pistorius` defence team will wrap up their closing arguments in the murder trial of the South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete on Friday, after which the judge will retire to consider her verdict.

Oscar Pistorius' defence is "devoid of any truth", prosecutor says

South African state prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius` murder trial on Thursday to reject the Olympic and Paralympic track star`s defence as "devoid of any truth".

South African prosecutor asks judge to reject Oscar Pistorius` defence

South African state prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius` murder trial on Thursday to reject the Paralympic and Olympic track star`s defence because it was "devoid of any truth".

Oscar Pistorius accosted at nightclub, family says

Oscar Pistorius recently visited a nightclub with a cousin and was accosted by a man who aggressively questioned him about his murder trial, his family said on Tuesday.

Oscar Pistorius ends social-media silence with four tweets

Oscar Pistorius broke his silence on social networking site Twitter last night posting four tweets related to prayers and Bible passages.

Australia network defends Pistorius footage

An Australian television network today defended its decision to air footage showing Oscar Pistorius in a shock reenactment of the night he shot his girlfriend, insisting it was not obtained illegally.

Oscar Pistorius had no mental disorder at time of shooting - psychiatrists

Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong at the time she was killed, a psychiatric report said on Monday.

Oscar Pistorius attends Pretoria hospital for mental tests

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius checked in as a day patient to Pretoria`s Weskoppies psychiatric hospital on Monday for the first day of a month of mental tests ordered by the judge overseeing his murder trial.

Judge says Pistorius to get psychiatrist test

The judge overseeing the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius today ordered the double-amputee athlete to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning that the trial proceedings will be delayed.

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

Through his fiery cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius and mauling of expert witnesses, state prosecutor Gerrie Nel has become a global cult hero and a rare poster boy for South Africa`s beleaguered public sector.

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius-hired forensic `expert` of being unqualified to testify

The prosecution at Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius` trial has reportedly accused the forensic expert hired by the South African athlete of being unqualified to testify and rubbished his account of the circumstances in which Reeva Steenkamp died.

Prosecution pillories Oscar Pistorius' expert

The prosecution on Wednesday derided a forensic expert hired by Oscar Pistorius, accusing him of being unqualified to testify and rubbishing his account of the circumstances in which Reeva Steenkamp died.

Pistorius case to be adjourned from Thursday

The judge overseeing Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial has granted an adjournment from Thursday afternoon until May 5, citing scheduling concerns raised on behalf of the state.

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of `arming himself with sole purpose of killing Reeva`

The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has charged the Paralympic sprinter that his `sole aim` had been to kill his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year when he fired the shots at his toilet door.

Prosecutor ends gruelling Oscar Pistorius` cross-examination

Oscar Pistorius stepped down from the witness box on Tuesday after five gruelling days of cross-examination that raised serious doubts about his account of killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Prosecutors conclude Pistorius cross-examination

The prosecution concluded its gruelling cross-examination of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius today, ending five days of intense and emotional interrogation in his murder trial.

Pistorius faces `final day` of grilling

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel indicated on Tuesday that he would wrap up his searing cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, who has now spent more than a week in the witness box.

Prosecutor charges Pistorius of `concocting evidence`

The prosecutor at Oscar Pistorius` murder trial has said that the Paralympic runner is ` concocting his evidence` during his cross-examination.

Prosecutor says Pistorius, Steenkamp argued on night she died

Oscar Pistorius argued with his girlfriend shortly before shooting her dead, the prosecution lawyer alleged today as his gruelling cross-examination of the sprinter went into a second week.

Prosecution exposes weaknesses in Pistorius` defence

The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has exposed some of the weaknesses in the defence of the Paralympic star in a tough interrogation process at the North Gauteng High Court.