Argentine forensic experts began work Tuesday to trace the source of unidentified DNA found at the home of a prosecutor who died mysteriously while investigating alleged misconduct by President Cristina Kirchner.
Ukraine`s Parliament voted on Tuesday to approve a presidential proposal to dismiss the General Prosecutor, criticised by deputies and activists for failing to roll out reforms and bring justice for those killed in last year`s "Euromaidan" revolution.
A South African prosecutor branded Oscar Pistorius "deceitful" and insisted the Paralympian cannot avoid a conviction for murdering his glamorous model girlfriend, as the state closed its case against him Thursday.
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.
The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defense`s forensic experts today after the judge overseeing the case warned spectators watching the televised proceedings in an adjacent room for their "unruly" behaviour.
Oscar Pistorius` three-day cross-examination reached a dramatic climax on Friday when a prosecutor challenged the double-amputee sprinter repeatedly as to why his girlfriend failed to scream when she was shot four times through a toilet door.
The judge at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial had reportedly sternly reprimanded the chief prosecutor for laughing `scornfully` at the Blade Runner during his interrogation on Thursday, and told him to restrain himself.
Under pummelling cross- examination, Oscar Pistorius admitted on Thursday that he had "no reason" to fire the shots that killed Reeva Steenkamp, as prosecutors began to zero in on apparent inconsistencies in key parts of his account.
A South African prosecutor forced Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday to look at a forensic photograph that showed the head of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after it was blown open by a hollow-point bullet fired by the Olympic and Paralympic track star.