Firearms expert testifies at Oscar Pistorius trial

Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius described how he drew his gun and went into "combat mode" after hearing the noise of a possible intruder at home, which turned out to be a laundry machine, a South African guns expert testified on Monday at the athlete`s murder trial.

Pistorius challenges bail conditions; wants to travel abroad

Having already been granted bail on February 22 after paying a bond of one million rand (over $100,000), Oscar Pistorius, accused of `premeditated murder` after shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine`s Day, wants his bail conditions relaxed as he wants to travel abroad.

Steenkamp predicted ‘life was about to change’ two weeks before death

Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius’ slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp had predicted that her life would change, two weeks before her tragic death, according to her best friend.