Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Closing arguments today
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Closing arguments today

In the high profile murder trial of fallen paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius, closing arguments will be entered by both the defence and prosecution in the High Court in Pretoria today. It's speculated that Judge Thokozile Masipa will deliver her verdict on Tuesday. The State called its final witness on trial on yesterday.

 

Reeva Steenkamp's parents refused Oscar Pistorius' 'blood money' offer
Reeva Steenkamp's parents refused Oscar Pistorius' 'blood money' offer

A South African court has heard that the parents of deceased Reeva Steenkamp have rejected a large cash sum offered by Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius after he killed her as they do not want that 'blood money'.

Dewani killing not a botched kidnap for ransom: Hitman

One of the three men serving lengthy life sentences for the murder of honeymooner Anni Dewani here in 2010 has dismissed defence suggestions that the trio had planned to kidnap and ranson her from her Indian-origin British billionaire husband.

Oscar Pstorius's family issues statement to forstall electronic communications devices probe
Oscar Pstorius's family issues statement to forstall electronic communications devices probe

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's family and their legal team issued a press statement on Wednesday in attempt to forestall a pending news report, apparently related to electronic communications devices.

Egypt court postpones Mubarak verdict to November 29

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak arrived at court on Saturday for the verdict in his murder retrial over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled him.

IPC says Oscar Pistorius will be allowed to compete at Rio Paralympics if not in jail at that time
IPC says Oscar Pistorius will be allowed to compete at Rio Paralympics if not in jail at that time

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed that Oscar Pistorius would be allowed to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio if the double amputee is not in jail.

Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13
Judge grants Oscar Pistorius bail, sentencing due October 13

South African Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday extended Oscar Pistorius`s bail and set a date of October 13 for sentencing on a charge of culpable homicide.

Oscar Pistorius set to rake in millions post being cleared of murdering Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius set to rake in millions post being cleared of murdering Reeva Steenkamp

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius is reportedly set to scrape up millions from book and TV deals after he was sensationally cleared on Thursday of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter
Oscar Pistorius' 'not guilty of murder' verdict sparks outrage on Twitter

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius being cleared of murder by the judge in his trial on Thursday left many people in shock and they took to social networking sites to voice their disappointment for the same.

Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of premeditated murder on Thursday, saying prosecutors had failed to prove the Olympic and Paralympic track star explicitly intended to kill his girlfriend on Valentine`s Day last year.

Oscar Pistorius could get `separate accommodation` in prison
Oscar Pistorius could get `separate accommodation` in prison

South Africa`s department of correctional services on Thursday said disabled prisoners could be entitled to separate accommodation, in a statement released as the verdict was delivered in Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial.

Oscar Pistorius weeps as judge begins murder trial verdict
Oscar Pistorius weeps as judge begins murder trial verdict

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius sat weeping in the dock Thursday as a judge began handing down the verdict over the Valentine`s Day killing of the star Paralympian`s model lover.

Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day
Oscar Pistorius arrives for murder trial judgement day

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Thursday for the verdict in his 6-month murder trial, a decision that could put him behind bars for 25 years.

Oscar Pistorius victim Reeva Steenkamp remembered as `angel`
Oscar Pistorius victim Reeva Steenkamp remembered as `angel`

One of the last tweets sent by Reeva Steenkamp, the glamorous South African model shot dead by her lover Oscar Pistorius, was to express her excitement ahead of Valentine`s Day.

Judgment day: 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius murder trial verdict due
Judgment day: 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius murder trial verdict due

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius appears in court on Thursday to face judgement over the killing of his model girlfriend, ending a six-month trial that turned the amputee's private life into a global spectacle.

Oscar Pistorius shot using "primal instincts", defence says

Oscar Pistorius` "primal instincts" kicked in when he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he was in a vulnerable and fearful state, his defence lawyer said at the athlete`s murder trial on Friday.

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".

Oscar Pistorius` psychiatrist suffer hearts attack

One of the three psychiatrists who assessed Oscar Pistorius was hospitalised on Thursday after allegedly suffering a heart-attack just days before the Paralympian`s murder trial resumes, South African media said Friday.

Delhi HC acquits man undergoing life term for murdering brother

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.

Prosecution calls for Pistorius to face month of mental tests

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".