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Oscar Pistorius involved in a brawl at Johannesburg nightclub

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 21:02

South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius, currently on trial in South Africa for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was involved in an argument at a trendy Johannesburg nightclub at the weekend, his spokesperson said.

Extradited Indian convicted in US murder trial

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 01:38

An Indian-origin computer scientist, extradited from India to face trial in the US for a 2008 triple murder, was today found guilty of killing his wife and two children by slashing their throats.

Extradited Indian man claims insanity in US murder trial

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 15:45

An Indian-origin man, extradited from India to face trial in the US for a 2008 triple murder in which he is accused of stabbing his wife 59 times, has claimed insanity as his trial began in the American state of Michigan.

Delhi HC acquits man undergoing life term for murdering brother

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:37

A man, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by a trial court for murdering his brother following a quarrel, has been acquitted by the Delhi High Court which held that the prosecution has not satisfactorily proved the motive behind the crime.

South African court orders Pistorius to undergo mental evaluation

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 20:04

A South African court on Wednesday ordered Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to undergo evaluation for mental illness - a move which could determine whether he lacked criminal capacity when he shot dead his girlfriend.

Prosecution calls for Pistorius to face month of mental tests

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 20:21

Prosecutors will apply to have Oscar Pistorius committed for one month of mental evaluations after a psychiatrist on Monday told his murder trial the Paralympian suffered from an "anxiety disorder".

Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 18:52

A Turkish court began hearing key testimony Monday in the trial of eight men, including four police officers, accused of beating a teenage student to death during anti-regime protests last year.

Pistorius `torn apart` after shooting girlfriend

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 21:12

Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial resumed today with a neighbour and friend giving a heart-wrenching account of finding the "broken" athlete coming down the stairs, holding his dead girlfriend in his arms.

Oscar Pistorius trial resumes on Monday

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 12:06

The hearing on the high profile case involving Oscar Pistorius resumes Monday in the High Court in Pretoria.

Amanda Knox struck mortal blow in killing: Italy court

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 04:11

The Florence appeals court that reinstated the conviction against Amanda Knox in her roommate`s 2007 murder said in a lengthy reasoning made public today that Knox herself delivered the fatal blow.

Prosecution pillories Oscar Pistorius' expert

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 16:57

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.

Prosecution exposes weaknesses in Pistorius` defence

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 09:12

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.